Graduate Students

  • Achelpohl, Milton
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    Program: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies
    Research Interests: Whiteness, Masculinities, Black Feminist Theory, Critical Race Theory
  • Berhane, Feruza
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    Program: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies
    Research Interests: Environmental Ethics, Ecological Feminism, Africana Women, Alternative Knowledge Production, Humanist and Gender Politics
    Dissertation Project: Paradox of Invisibility: Africana Women's Standpoint in Ecological Feminism
  • Brooks, Sam
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    Program: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies
    Research Interests: Transgender history; Black Feminist theory; Black Feminist history; Prison studies; Queer theory
  • Bryson, Kimi
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    Program: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies
    Research Interests: Black Feminist theory, Critical sexuality studies, Black Feminist theology
    Dissertation Project: Black Women & White Evangelicalism: 20th-21st Century Black Women Writers
  • Cannon, Jasmine
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    Program: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies
    Research Interests: Black Feminist Thought; Black Women's Intellectual History; Material Culture Studies; Media Studies; Twentieth Century American History
  • Cheung, Shannon
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    Program: Social Work
    Research Interests: Racial (re)traumatization by helping professions; Migration; Queer of color experiences; Intimate partner violence; Family process and identity among Asian diaspora
  • Gaynair, Marlene
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    Program: History
    Research Interests: Social, Cultural and Digital Histories of the Modern Black Atlantic (particularly North America and the Caribbean)
    Dissertation Project: Islands in the North: (Re)Creating Jamaican Identities & Cultures in Urban North America, 1950s-1990s
  • Griñan, Dalia
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    Program: History
    Research Interests: Comparative Caribbean History; Critical Historiography; Race; Gender; Sexuality; Slavery and Freedom; Black Feminisms
  • Hayes, Endia
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    Program: Sociology
    Research Interests: Black Women, Enslavement, Violence, History, Resistance
    Dissertation Project: Freedom Struggles: A Comparative Study of Black Women and Violence
  • Inniss, Natasha
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    Program: Education, Culture, and Society
    Research Interests: Racism Against Black Students, U.S. K-12 Schools, Urban Communities, Colonialism, Technology, Education
  • Marshall, Brittany
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    Program: Mathematics Education
    Research Interests: African-Americans, Students of Color, Girls, Women, Equity, Social Justice, Math Identity, Math Instruction, Student Motivation, Teacher Prep, Professional Development, Middle/high school, STEM
    Dissertation Project: Racialized and Gendered Support in STEM: How Successful Mathematics Teachers Build up African American Girls
  • O'Connor, Molly
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    Program: Education
    Research Interests: Black Internationalism in Education, Global Intellectual History, Social and Political History, History of Higher Education
    Dissertation Project: Across Oceans and Campuses: HBCU Presidents and the Search for Democratic Ideals Abroad in the Early-Mid 20th Century
  • Underwood II, Danny
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    Program: Philosophy
    Research Interests: Political Philosophy, Africana Philosophy, Moral Psychology