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Victoria Adams
Ph.D. Student
Email: victoriaa@email.arizona.edu

Victoria is a doctoral candidate in Gender and Women's Studies. Her work is focused on violence against women, narratives, and meaning in language. She holds an Masters of Public Health from University of Michigan.


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Harrison Apple
Ph.D. Student
Email: happle@email.arizona.edu

Harrison Apple is a Ph.D. student in the Department Gender and Women's Studies with a PhD Minor in Information. They are also the founding co-director of the Pittsburgh Queer History Project, which is an oral history and media preservation...
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Alex Barksdale
Ph.D. Student
Email: barksdale@email.arizona.edu

Alex Barksdale is a second year PhD student in Gender and Women's Studies. They graduated from Rice University in 2011 with a B.A. in the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality and a B.A. in Anthropology. Their research interests include queer/trans studies, LGBTQ historiography, community-based...
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Scott Bradford
Ph.D. Student
Email: sbradford@email.arizona.edu
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Office: TBA
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Mel Ferrara
Email: mferrara@email.arizona.edu

Mel Ferrara is a second-year PhD student in Gender and Women’s Studies with an intended minor in medical anthropology.  They received their BA in Gender and Sexuality Studies and Philosophy/Political Thought from Muhlenberg College.  They are a University Fellow and a 2016 Point Foundation...
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Adrian Flores
Ph.D. Student
Email: adrianf@email.arizona.edu
Office: GWS 109D

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Katherine Freeman
Ph.D. Candidate
Email: freemank@email.arizona.edu

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Katherine E. Freeman is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Arizona. Katherine was raised in the rural U.S. Southwest and is dedicated to the production of scholarship that addresses contemporary socioeconomic...
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Emrah Karakus
Email: emrahkarakus@email.arizona.edu

Emrah Karakus is a Ph.D. student in the department of Gender and Women's Studies whose research interests include political theory and practices of resistance, trans studies, body politics, posthumanism, queer theory, urban transformation and neoliberalization in the Middle East. He received his...
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Alex Karaman
PhD Candidate
Email: akaraman@email.arizona.edu
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Office: GWS 105B

Alex Karaman is originally from Los Angeles and moved to Long Beach for his undergraduate degree in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Political Science.  Returning to school in Arizona, he has focused his fieldwork within Israel-Palestine on the development of Palestinian hip-hop culture...
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Liz Kinnamon
PhD Student
Email: kinnamon@email.arizona.edu

Liz Kinnamon is a PhD student focused on political economy, affect, and technology. Her work has appeared in BOMB, Open SpaceWomen & Performance, Prelude, Open House, and Rhizomes. She is the former managing editor of Feminist...
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Elena L'Annunziata Monge
Ph.D. Student
Email: lannunziata@email.arizona.edu

Elena is a first year Ph.D student whose research interests include postcolonial, Chicana, and U.S. Third World feminisms, immigration, social movements, food sovereignty and food justice. Previously Elena received her M.A. in an interdisciplinary program titled Environment and Community from...
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Dylan McCarthy Blackston
PhD Candidate
Email: dylanmb@email.arizona.edu

Dylan McCarthy Blackston is a PhD candidate in Gender and Women's Studies with a minor in Visual Culture Studies. His research interests include trans embodiments, photography and aesthetics, critical life and science studies, and affect and animality.

He is currently completing the...
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Stephanie Murphy
Ph.D. Student
Email: sumurphy@email.arizona.edu
Office: Gender & Women's Studies

Stephanie Murphy is sixth year doctoral candidate in the University of Arizona Department of Gender and Women’s Studies. Her teaching and...
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Gloria Negrete-Lopez
Ph.D Student
Email: gnegretelopez@email.arizona.edu

Gloria Negrete-Lopez is an incoming PhD student in Gender and Women's Studies.  In 2012, she graduated from the Women and Gender Studies Master's Program in San Francisco State University (SFSU), where she wrote her Master's Thesis titled "A Ti Querida Hija: Prisons, Deportation and the Act of...
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Juan Ochoa
Ph.D. Candidate
Email: ochoaj1@email.arizona.edu
Office: Gender & Women's Studies

Juan Ochoa is a PhD Candidate working on his dissertation, "¡Quiero que me llames joto!/Call me joto!: Gay Chicano Men (Re)Imagining the Brown Body, that explores gay Chicano/Latino men's subject formation through cultural production. His dissertation conceptualizes a joteria analytics...
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Justin Ostrowski
Email: jostrowski@email.arizona.edu
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Susana Sepulveda
Ph.D. Student
Email: sepulveda@email.arizona.edu

Susana Sepulveda is a 4th year PhD Student in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Arizona. Her developing dissertation project engages Chicana feminist studies, cultural studies, subcultural studies, sound studies and punk subcultures. She focuses on...
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Kelly Sharron
PhD Student
Email: kellycsharron@email.arizona.edu
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Office: TBA

Kelly Sharron is a PhD student in Gender and Women's Studies. Kelly graduated with a BA in Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies and Political Science from the University of Minnesota in December 2011. Her primary research focus is queer and affective political resistance to State and capitalist...
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Felix Vargas
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Abraham Weil
PhD Student
Email: abrahamweil@email.arizona.edu
Office: 114-D

Abraham Weil is a sixth-year PhD student whose research focuses on Continental Philosophy, theories of assemblage and affect, and political geographies of race and gender.


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Ruben Zecena
Ph.D. Student
Email: rubenz@email.arizona.edu

Ruben Zecena is a second year PhD Student in Gender and Women’s Studies with a graduate minor in Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Washington State University in English and Women’s Studies. A formerly undocumented queer migrant, his research investigates...
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