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PhD alumni

Evelyn Alsultany

Associate Professor, Department of American Studies and Ethnicity, University of Southern California
Cohort: 1999

Ulka Anjaria

Professor of English, Brandeis
Cohort: 2002

Lisa Arellano

Associate Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Colby College
Cohort: 1997

Cameron Awkward-Rich

Assistant Professor, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, UMASS Amherst

Magdalena L. Barrera

Professor and Chair, Chicana and Chicano Studies, San José State University.
Cohort: 1998

Yael Ben-Zvi

Current Job TitlSenior lecturer, Department of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics, Ben-Gurion University
Cohort: 1997

Adrienne Rose Bitar

Postdoctoral Associate, Department of History, Cornell University
Cohort: 2009

Elizabeth A. Bohls

Professor and Associate Head of the Department of English, University of Oregon

Carrie Bramen

Professor of English and Director of the UB Gender Institute, University at Buffalo
Cohort: 1988

Julia Carpenter

Co-Owner, Clinic Manager, Berkeley Acupuncture Project, Berkeley, CA
Cohort: 1999

K.J. Cerankowski

Assistant Professor of Comparative American Studies and Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies
Cohort: 2007

Vanessa Chang

Lecturer in Visual & Critical Studies, California College of the Arts, Lead Curator, CODAME Art + Tech, Curatorial Resident, SOMArts Cultural Center
Cohort: 2009

Alexis Charles

Learning Design Senior Associate, The Obama Foundation
Cohort: 2008

Karen Chase

Linden Kent Memorial Professor, Department of English, University of Virginia
Cohort: 1974

Alexandra Chasin

Associate Professor, Literary Studies, Lang College, The New School
Cohort: 1985

Ed Cohen

Professor of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Cohort: 1980

Raul Coronado

Associate Professor, Comparative Ethnic Studies, Chicano/Latino Studies

Gordana P. Crnković

Professor of Slavic and Comparative Literature, Cinema and Media; University of Washington, Seattle
Cohort: 1987

Maya Dodd

Associate Professor in Literary and Cultural Studies, and Chair, Humanities and Languages, FLAME University, India
Cohort: 2018

Laura Eliasieh

Project Research Curator, San Jose Museum of Art
Cohort: 2011

James Estrella

Full time faculty, Olympic College
Cohort: 2014

Nicole R. Fleetwood

Professor of American Studies and Art History, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Cohort: 1996

Stephen Fredman

Professor Emeritus of English and American Studies, University of Notre Dame
Cohort: 1977

Vida Mia Garcia

Ethnographer | Designer, Red Cover Studios (Oakland, CA)
Cohort: 2000

Mishuana Goeman

Associate Professor of Gender Studies, UCLA, Chair of American Indian Studies IDP, UCLA, Special Advisor to the Chancellor on Native American and Indigenous Affairs, UCLA

Marcial Gonzalez

Associate Professor, Department of English, University of California, Berkeley
Cohort: 1994

Ardel Haefele-Thomas

Chair, LGBTQ+ Studies at City College of San Francisco
Cohort: 1992

Shona N. Jackson

Associate Professor of English, Texas A&M University
Cohort: 1997

Brian Johnsrud

Director of Content at Khan Academy
Cohort: 2009

Miranda Joseph

Professor and Chair Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies
Cohort: 1986

Marty Kaplan

Norman Lear Professor of Entertainment, Media and Society Director, The Norman Lear Center USC Annenberg School
Cohort: 1973

Sarah Kozloff

Professor of Film on the William R. Kenan Jr. Chair
Cohort: 1979

Carol Lashof

Executive Director, Those Women Productions
Cohort: 1978

Steven S. Lee

Associate Professor of English, UC Berkeley

Tom Lutz

Distinguished Professor, UC Riverside
Cohort: 1981

Steven Henry Madoff

Chair, MA Curatorial Practice, School of Visual Arts; curator; art critic; poet
Cohort: 2014

Bakirathi Mani

Associate Professor in the Department of English Literature and Coordinator of the Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, Swarthmore College
Cohort: 1997

Tomas Matza

Assitant Professor, Dept. Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh
Cohort: 2002

Maria McVarish

Cohort: 2013

Christina Mesa

Academic Advising Director, VPUE, Lecturer, American Studies, Stanford University
Cohort: 1989

Sharona Muir

Professor, Creative Writing Program, Bowling Green State University
Cohort: 2018

Daniel Murray

Associate Director, Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University
Cohort: 2008

Chon A. Noriega

Professor, Department of Film, Television, and Digital Media, University of California, Los Angeles; also, Director, Chicano Studies Research Center
Cohort: 1987

Hilton Obenzinger

Associate Director, Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project at Stanford
Cohort: 1991

George Otte

University Director of Academic Technology/CUNY , Senior Associate Dean, Academic Affairs/CUNY SPS
Cohort: 1977

Kenneth Pottle

Librarian, Stanford University
Cohort: 2012

Helle Rytkonen

Academic Director, DIS Study Abroad in Scandinavia, Copenhagen, Denmark
Cohort: 2002

Dariek Scott

Associate Professor of African American and African Diaspora Studies at UC Berkeley
Cohort: 1991

Celine Parrenas Shimizu

Professor, School of Cinema, San Francisco State University
Cohort: 1996

Vasile Stanescu

Mercer University, Communication Studies, Faculty Member
Cohort: 2014

Rebecca Stein

Nicholas J. & Theresa M. Leonardy Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Duke University

Lisa B. Thompson

Professor of African & African Diaspora Studies, University of Texas, Austin
Cohort: 1994

Meredith Wallis

Trial Attorney, Family Defenders

Stephanie Kuduk Weiner

Professor of English, Wesleyan University
Cohort: 1994

Rebecca Wilbanks

Hecht-Levi Postdoctoral Fellow in Bioethics and the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University
Cohort: 2017

Mary Elene Wood

Professor of English, University of Oregon
Cohort: 1980

Co-term alumni

Joe Rosenblum

CTO, Internet Brands, Inc. - Santa Monica, CA

Sarah Sadlier

History PhD student at Harvard University with a PhD secondary field in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Cohort: 2016

Robert Shields

Cohort: 2017

Paul Wallace

Cohort: 2015