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.”

Marcia Klotz, Ph.D.

About Marcia Klotz, Ph.D.

Marcia Klotz is an assistant professor in English and Gender and Women's Studies who focuses primarily on contemporary literature, film and theory. Her teaching and research interests span a broad field, including: Marxism, queer theory and sexuality studies, Christianity and Judaism, genocide and the Holocaust, postcolonial theory, comparative literature, film, and prison studies. She obtained her Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1994 in German Studies. Before coming to the University of Arizona, she taught in the University of Utah (Salt Lake City), the University of California at Irvine, and at Portland State University, where she organized non-tenure track faculty in the local chapter of the AAUP. She is currently organizing PRISM (Prison Instruction to Strengthen Minds), a coalition working to bring higher education to incarcerated students in the Arizona Department of Corrections in Tucson, participating in a research cluster on Critical Finance Studies, and writing a book manuscript titled: Forgive Us Our Debts: Economic Theology in the Age of Finance Capital.

 

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Marcia Klotz, Ph.D.
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