Until further notice, the University of Arizona, in accordance with the guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, encourages all employees to work remotely. The Department of Gender and Women’s Studies office is closed to the public, but you can reach us, Monday–Friday 8am-4pm, at 520-621-7338 or by email to SBS-GWS@email.arizona.edu

We at the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies stand with UA’s Institute for LGBT Studies to “vehemently oppose the continued attack on transgender rights. We stand in solidarity with our trans* family, friends, colleagues, and community and are committed to support movement toward inclusive education in Arizona, which encompasses trans* peoples’ right to participate in sports and athletic teams.”

Emrah Karakus

About Emrah Karakus

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 B.A in International Relations from Istanbul Kültür University with a minor degree in English Language and Literature. He holds an MSc in Security Studies from University College London where he studied as a Jean Monnet Scholar. Currently he is completing his MA thesis for the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Istanbul Sehir University.

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