Abritty Abdullah

MA Program
Advisor: Dr. Liddy Detar

Research: Hijra/Third Gender identity in South Asia, Women of color feminism, Sex Trafficking in South Asia, Transnational film and media studies

BA – University of Dhaka (English Language and Literature)

MA – University of Dhaka (Applied Linguistics and ELT)

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Khatera Afghan

PhD Program
Advisor: Dr. Mehra Shirazi

Research: Social justice education, identity politics, and political activism

BA – The American University of Afghanistan (Liberal Arts)

MPA – Ohio University (Master of Public Administration)

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Phebean Anuoluwapo Adekunle

MA Program
Advisor: Dr. Patti Duncan

Research: Healing processes adopted by survivors of gender-based violence in Nigeria

BA – University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria (Classics and Classical Languages)

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Gabrielle Boyle

MA Program
Advisor: Dr. Liddy Detar

Research: Dance, queer culture, drag culture

BA – Western Oregon University (Interdisciplinary Studies)

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Tami Fawcett

MA Program
Advisor: Dr. Patti Duncan

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Kali Furman

PhD Program
Advisor: Dr. Nana Osei-Kofi

Research: Feminist pedagogy and social justice education

BA – Boise State University (History)

MA – Oregon State University (Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Certificate in College and University Teaching)

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Sanju Gharti Chhetri G C

MA Program
Advisor: Dr. Nana Osei-Kofi

Research: Queer representations within Hindu Theology: A site of inquiry on current heteronormative paradigms of sexuality in Nepal

BA – Kathmandu University (Social Work)

MA – Tribhuvan University (Sociology)

”My research explores the existence of alternate forms of sexualities within Hindu theology and seeks to challenge the overt heteronormative paradigm found within the current mainstream Nepali societal structure. The study aims to open avenues for more meaningful conversations about queer identities and fluid notions of sexuality in the context of Nepal and the way queer people in Nepal question and resist oppressive norms.”

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Addison Davidove

MA Program
Advisor: Dr. Liddy Detar

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Cassandra Hall

MA Program
Advisor: Dr. Bradley Boovy

Research: Parenthood, crip theory, queer studies, children’s media, affect

BA – California Polytechnic University, Pomona (Gender and Ethnic Studies)

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Andrea Haverkamp

PhD Program

Major Field: Environmental Engineering
Advisor: Dr. Michelle Bothwell & Dr. Devlin Montfort

Minor Field: Queer Studies

Advisor: Dr. Qwo-Li Driskill

Research: Engineering education, social justice, indigenous sovereignty, environmental activism and demographics and climates regarding race, gender, sexuality, disability and the identity of 'engineer' and work labeled as engineering.

BS – University of Kansas (Chemical Engineering)

MEng – Oregon State University (Environmental Engineering)

“I am researching and developing feminist analysis of the engineering institution in America. I conceptualize the engineering profession and identity within a systems of oppression framework - with the foundations of the profession rooted in capitalism, militarism, settler colonialism, and white masculinity. I also research identity development, negotiation, and severance among non-dominant individuals within engineering education.

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Emilee Hunt

MA Program
Advisor: Dr. Patti Duncan

Research: Queer and Trans Survivors’ Access to University Resources

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Reshma Koroth

MA Program
Advisor:  Dr. Patti Duncan

Research: State Violence in the Context of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in the Northeastern States of India; Transnational Feminisms

MA – Calicut University (Gender Studies)

MPhil – Hyderabad Central University (Gender Studies)

“My research examines the interconnection between the undemocratic ideals on nationalism which led to the enactment of Armed force special powers Act (AFSPA) in the North Eastern states of India and the protests especially in one of the Indian campuses to restore the right to dissent and the state owned violence in the context of India.”

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Rebecca J. Lambert

PhD Program
Advisor: Dr. Larry Roper

Research: Anti-Racist Feminist Organizing, Affect Theory, Coalition Building

BA – Indiana University (Public Affairs)

MA – Minnesota State University, Mankato (Gender and Women’s Studies)

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Leida (LK) Mae

PhD Program
Advisor: Dr. Bradley Boovy

Research: identity, Indigineity, decolonization, race, mixed-race, intersectionality, generational and cultural trauma, art and craft

BA – Glendon College, York University (English)

BEd – Lakehead University (Primary/Junior)

MEd – Lakehead University (Specialization, Women’s Studies)

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