Graduate Students

Elaine Andres

Andres

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Vanessa Baker

Baker

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Simona Mila Capisani

Capisani

Areas of Interest: Social and Political Philosophy, Ethics (Meta and Normative), Feminist Philosophy, Aesthetics

Luzilda Carrillo

Carrillo

Areas of Interest: accountability, economic and moral value, practices and discourse of inclusion, U.S.

Chris Chamberlin

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Erica Cheung

Areas of Interest: Erica's interdisciplinary research explores the intersections of food as a racialized and gendered text, identity formation, critical landscapes, and cyberspace. As such, her current research looks at the discursive construction of Asian American racialized and hypermasculine identities within the popular culinary industry and narratives about food, eating, and cooking. Her larger project is interested in analyzing the production and consumption of food as performative self-making within the “global city” of Los Angeles.

Elizabeth Clark

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Charlie Curtis

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Allison Dziuba

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Melissa Gang

Areas of interest: Medical humanitarianism, gender and development, the U.S. military and the body politic.

Jennifer Gutierrez

Areas of interest: Migration, Border Studies, Latin American Literature, Non-linear Dynamics and Self-Organization, Performance.

Ben Kruger-Robbins

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Stefanie Lira

Lira

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Ssu-Fang (Kiki) Liu

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Elizabeth Matthews

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Amanda Mixon

Mixon

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Sara Newsome

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Angela Okune

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Amanda Petersen

Areas of Interest: Resistance to the U.S. legal system; abolition theory and practice; biased decision-making in the U.S. legal system; knowledge production in socio-legal and criminological scholarship; liberation theories

Jessica Pruett

Areas of Interest: Jessica’s research interests include queer theory, new media, affect theory, crip theory, trauma studies, lesbian fandom, gender and sexuality studies, and performance studies.

Anandi Rao

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Judith Rodriguez

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Jamie Rogers

Areas of Interest: Visual culture; radical politics; feminism; critical race theory; Latin American and Caribbean film and literature; theories of subjectivity and representation.

Mindy Tauberg

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Annie Wilkinson

Wilkinson

Areas of Interest: global sexualities, transnational social movements, religious fundamentalisms

Alexander Wolff

Wolff

Alexander Wolff is a second year graduate student in the Anthropology department. He received his Bachelor's degree in Visual and Critical Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His research focuses on issues of political participation, governance, citizenship, gender, and sexuality in South Korea. 

Nima Yolmo

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