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Alyssa Bossenger
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2016 Cohort

Education: 
BA in Gender and Women's Studies from University of Rochester
MA in Communication and Culture from Indiana University

Biography:
Alyssa Bossenger is pursuing a dual PhD in Gender Studies and Communication and Culture. Her dissertation will use ethnographic methods to discover how adolescents learn about sex and develop sexual identities and practices, particularly in relationship to digital media. She is interested in the ways that adolescent sexuality serves as a flash point for inculcating and upholding intersecting systems of power such as race, gender, and class.

Areas of Interest:
sexuality, adolescence, normativity, whiteness, digital media, ethnography, queer theory

Courses Taught:
CMCL-C121 Public Speaking
ANTH-A122 Interpersonal Communication
CMCL-C203 Gender, Sexuality, and Media
GNDR-G101 Gender, Culture, and Society

Selected Awards:
Robert G. Gunderson Award, Department of Communication and Culture, IU (2014)
Teaching Award for Interpersonal Communication, Department of Communication and Culture, IU (2015)
Teaching Award for Gender, Sexuality, and the Media, Department of Communication and Culture, IU (2015)

Lindsey Breitwieser
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2012 Cohort

Education: 
BA 2012 - College of Charleston (Biology and Women's and Gender Studies)

Areas of Interest: 
Lindsey's research and academic interests lie within the fields of feminist science and technology studies, critical weight studies, and disability studies. In particular, she examines the gendered and disabled dimensions of death, dying, and self-harm from a new feminist materialist stance. Past projects emphasize the reevaluation of treatment ethics involved with inpatient treatment of anorexia nervosa; theorizing suicide's politically productive potential; and the gendered, raced, and disabled discursive productions in neurological, psychological, and physiological scientific publications linking anorexia nervosa and autism spectrum disorder.

Sandra Carpenter
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2016 Cohort

Sandra Carpenter

Biography:
Sandra holds a BA in English/Creative Writing with a minor in WGS from Eastern Kentucky University (2012), a Graduate Certificate in WGS from the University of Louisville (2013), and an MA in WGS from the University of South Florida (2016). In her MA thesis, Sandra explored the ways in which Appalachian queer folks and women of color participate in Appalachian anti-racist feminism through an autoethnography of her own geographic and cultural movements throughout the region layered with textual analyses of queer personal narratives and Affrilachian Poetry. She continues to be invested in regional studies, postcolonial feminisms, and resistance movements in her doctoral studies at IUB.

Krystal Cleary
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2011 Cohort

Education: 
BA 2009- Wells College (Women's Studies; minor in Sociology)
MA 2011- University of Cincinnati (Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies)

Biography: 
Krystal Cleary holds a BA summa cum laude from Wells College in Women's Studies (2009) and a MA in from the University of Cincinnati in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (2011).

Areas of Interest:
Krystal's research emerges as the intersection of disability studies, pop culture studies, and feminist and queer theory. Her current work focuses on freak discourse and representations of the disabled body in popular culture, primarily reality television.

Jiling Duan
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2015 Cohort

 

Education:
Xiamen University, Xiamen, China (2010) M.A. Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China (2007) B.A. Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language and English Language/Literature

Biography:
As a feminist activist and a former editor and journalist, it is my long-term goal to promote gender equality in China through combining rigorous academic research on gender issues in China with advocating, mentoring, and facilitating Chinese feminist movements. I intend to conduct ambitious research projects that bring theoretical sensitivities to gender studies in China and benefit Chinese feminist movements.

Areas of Interest:
Women, gender, and sexuality; Women in politics; Dynamics between state power and intimate relationships; Social changes; China studies (Socialist and late-socialist era); Feminist theory; Activism; Transnational feminist movements; Gender and media; Women's representation in new media

Sasha T. Goldberg
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2013 Cohort

Sasha T. Goldberg Education:
BA 2005 New College of California (Humanities, Psychology)
MA 2009 The Graduate Theological Union (Judaism, Gender, Pastoral Care)

Areas of Interest:
Religion, Nationalism, Media, Masculinities, LGBT and Queer Studies, Lesbian Feminism.

Sasha T. Goldberg is a Doctoral Candidate and Research Assistant in Gender Studies with a minor in American Studies. Her research centers butch women and female masculinities in a post-trans world; in particular, Goldberg examines and refuses the ways in which butch women are actively coded as historic, non-modern identities. Prior to being at Indiana University, Goldberg was a long-term community organizer for LGBT and Jewish organizations. Her work and inquiries stand upon traditions of solidarity, analysis, and persistence.

Courses Taught: G101 Gender, Culture, and Society

Daniela Gutirrez Lopez
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2014 Cohort

Education:
M.A. 2014 - Rutgers University, New Brunswick (Women's and Gender Studies)
B.A. 2012 - Universidad de los Andes, Bogot, Colombia (Literature)

Areas of Interest:
Daniela's MA thesis, titled "The Displays, Silences, and Aesthetic Possibilities of Museum Fashion's Gendered Geopolitics," inquired the gendered, racialized, and classed, neocolonial institutional performance of art museums, by studying fashion exhibitions in New York City (2013). During her doctoral program in Gender Studies at IU, she intends to continue her work on affect and post/neocolonial theories as tools for understanding the ways aesthetic practices, popular culture and mass market media represent/construct/organize/subvert individual and collective subjectivities.

Jessica Hille
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2013 Cohort


Jessica Hille

Education: 
L.L.M. Health Law & Policy, University of Washington - Seattle
J.D. Washington University in St. Louis
B.A. Political Science, University of Chicago

Biography:
Jessica is currently a PhD candidate in Gender studies with a PhD Minor in Human Sexuality from the Kinsey Institute. In law school, her studies and activism focused on reproductive justice, LGBTQ rights, and family law. At Washington University in St. Louis, she co-taught the seminar "Women and the Law" for undergraduates. Courses taught at IU range from Orgasm: The History and Politics of Female Pleasure, to Public Oral Communication. Current research projects include definitions of “sex”, female orgasm, asexuality and asexual identity, and sexual satisfaction.

Areas of Interest:
Asexuality; Sexual satisfaction and pleasure

Selected Awards:
John Money Fellowship for Scholars of Sexology (Kinsey Institute)
Janice M. Epp Student Scholarship (Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality)
Population, Reproduction, & Sexual Health Section: Student Poster Award (American Public Health Assocation)

Teresa Jackson
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2016 Cohort


Teresa Jackson

Education: 
B.A. 2016 - Knox College, Galesburg, IL (Gender & Women's Studies; Minor: Biology)

Biography:
Teresa L. Jackson is a Black queer woman native to the Chicagoland area. She received her Bachelor's of Arts degree from a small, Midwestern liberal arts college. While in college, she discovered her life's calling: the need to fight for the rights of Black queer folks. After conducting her second extensive research project as a McNair scholar, she decided to pursue a doctorate degree in Gender Studies. The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program helped her hone her research skills and boost her confidence in the hopes of earning the terminal degree in her chosen field of study.

Areas of Interest:
Black queer theory; Intimate partner violence (as experienced by queer folks of color); Public policy; Narratives of Mormon women's history; Menstruation politics; Understanding menstruation

Selected Awards:
McNair Fellow — The Graduate School

Betsy Jose
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2007 Cohort

Betsy JoseEducation:
BA 1993 - Jesus and Mary College, University of Delhi (Sociology)
MA 1995 - Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (Sociology)
MA 2015 - Indiana University, Bloomington (Gender Studies)

Biography: Betsy Jose graduated from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in 1995 with a Masters degree in Sociology. As an international student hailing from India, she has extensive work experience in the NGO as well as the media sector. While in India, Betsy worked with organizations like TARSHI (Talking About Reproductive and Sexual Health Issues) and the YWCA (Young Women's Christian Association) of Delhi. She has also volunteered with Sangini (India) Trust. Betsy worked in the media sector in radio, TV and film in various capacities including radio show host, TV Producer, TV host, associate director, scriptwriter and voiceover artiste to mention a few. Her interests revolve around media and its repercussions on the shaping of perceptions about gender and sexuality. Betsy strongly believes in the power of film as a vehicle of creating discourses to counter hegemonic ideologies. In the course of pursuing her PhD along with a minor in Telecommunications, Betsy has already produced a couple of shorts on the Kinsey Institute here on campus. They are featured on Kinsey Institute's website.

Betsy's research interests revolve around the changing landscape of alternative sexualities in non-western cultures and the impact of media mechanisms, particularly film, on this phenomenon. In the summer of 2014, Betsy started the Alex Doty and Betsy Jose Indian Queer Film Collection at the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction. This Collection is a tribute to her mentor and guide, Professor Alexander Doty, whom we lost to a road accident in Bermuda in 2012. The Alex Doty and Betsy Jose Indian Queer Film Collection will comprise mainly independent films being made within India that have queer-related content.

Areas of Interest:
Comparative studies of sexuality and the changing face and space of intimacies in non-western cultures, film-making, media studies with reference to gender and sexuality, social activism.

Beyond BoundariesA documentary film “Beyond Boundaries” produced and directed by third-year doctoral student Betsy Jose had its World Premiere at the IndyLGBT Film Festival in November 2009. The 26+ minutes film takes a close look at the lives of immigrants in USA with diverse sexualities. It deals with how various aspects of their identities intersect and interact in making their experiences distinct, as well as similar in many ways. This film, produced for broadcast on WTIU, has been made by a documentary class that Betsy pursued in Spring 2009. "Beyond Boundaries" is Betsy's debut documentary film.

Official Selection for “Beyond Boundaries” at:
Delhi International Queer Theatre and Film Festival 2015 – New Delhi, India Opening Film

Q Fest 2015 – Mumbai, India

Great Lakes International Film Festival 2010
Nominated for Best Gay/Lesbian Film

Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2010 - Mumbai, India (Asia Premiere)
Nominated for Best Documentary Short

Los Angeles Women's International Film Festival 2010 - Hollywood CA

Pride of the Ocean Cruise 2010 – NY to Bermuda

CineSlam Film Festival 2010 - Guilford, VT
Nominated for Best Short Film

Out Side Film Festival 2010 - Columbus, IN

Indy LGBT Film Festival 2009 - Indianapolis, IN (World Premiere)
Nominated for Best Short Documentary

Conference Presentations:
2014 Diversity Research Symposium, Ball State University, Muncie, IN Film Presentation and Q&A – “Beyond Boundaries: Experiences of Immigrants with Diverse Sexualities”

2014 International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), Hyderabad, India. Paper presented – “Queerative Spaces: The 2013 Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival” with the Gender and Communication Section in a Panel on Feminism, Activism and Media.

2009    International Communication Association (ICA), Chicago, IL
Paper presented – “Cinema’s Scope: Gay and Lesbian Visibility in Contemporary Indian Cinema” at the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies division in a session on Global Sexualities.

Awards:
2016   The Outstanding Graduate Student Award Department of Gender Studies, Indiana              University, Bloomington, IN

2016   Humanities Without Walls Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Humanities Without Walls Consortium,              Urbana, IL

2015   The Mellon Innovating International Research, Teaching & Collaboration Graduate              Dissertation Fellowship University Graduate School, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2015   In Light Film Festival Fellowship Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2014    Santosh Jain Endowed Memorial Scholarship
             The University Graduate School, Indiana University, Bloomington

2013    Gerald J. and Claire Larson Research-Travel Fellowship
             Dhar India Studies Program, Indiana University, Bloomington

2010    Summer Pre-Dissertation Travel Grant
             Office of the Vice President of International Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington
           
2009    The Larry Gross Award for the Top Student Paper
             International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Chicago, IL

Filmography:
2016    “The New View Campaign – The Final Conference” – in production

2009    “Beyond Boundaries
              (This film is now part of the programming content of WTIU PBS network)

2009    “One Person Can Make a Difference”
              Featured as part of the publicity and trailer for the play 'Rachael's Cafe', touring the UK              (2012 Brighton Fringe & 2012 Dublin Gay Theatre Festival) and USA (Link)

2008    Inside the Kinsey Library
2008    All About the Kinsey Institute

 

Shahin Kachwala
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2009 Cohort

Shahin KachwalaEducation:
B.A. 2001 – Mithibai College (English Literature)
M.A. 2003 – University of Mumbai (English Literature)
M.A. 2007 – University at Albany (Women's Studies & Africana Studies)

Biography:
Shahin Kachwala is a Ph.D. candidate in Gender Studies with a minor in History. Her dissertation project looks at the gendered role of violence in Indian political culture, particularly during the anticolonial movement. More specifically, employing a historical and gendered analytic, her research dislodges the dominant narrative of Gandhian nonviolence in Indian political thought, and looks at the interpellation of women and men within revolutionary nationalism in India.

Areas of Interest:
nationalisms; political violence; gender and colonialism; transnational feminisms; women’s history; cultural studies

Publications:
“The Body of the Nation? Female Suicide Bombers and Derivative Agency in Mani Ratnam’s Dil Se and Santosh Sivan’s The Terrorist,” Journal of Post-Colonial Cultures and Societies (2013), Vol. 4, No. 1: 201-232

Courses Taught:
G101: Gender, Culture, and Society

Selected Awards:
COAS Dissertation Year Research Fellowship, Indiana University (2016−2017)
CAHI Research Travel Award, Indiana University (Spring 2015)
Mellon Graduate Dissertation Research Fellowship (2012−2013)
Dhar India Studies Research Fellowship, Indiana University (Summer 2012)
Pre-Dissertation Travel Grant, Indiana University (Summer 2011)
College Graduate Fellowship, Indiana University (2010−2011)

For more information, please see: https://iub.academia.edu/ShahinKachwala

Alexandra Marcotte
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2012 Cohort

Education:
BS 2010 – Vanderbilt University (Women & Gender Studies; Cognitive Studies)

Area of Interest:
I am interested in exploring the rhetoric surrounding sex trafficking and understanding the implications of this rhetoric in society.  I would also like to explore the ways in which sexual regulations contribute to a rise in sex trafficking. Although most of my research to date has centered on trafficking, I intend to expand this knowledge to include sex work, pornography, queer theory, embodiment, and performativity. 

Kimberly Miller
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2014 Cohort

Biography:
Original hometown of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Kimberly Miller moved north to Pittsburgh, PA to study history and international relations at Carnegie Mellon University, where she was gratefully, exposed to the nuances and intersections of race, class and most saliently gender in fields historically dominated by patriarchal and heteronormative narratives. While studying history, she was compelled to research African-American women's historic agency throughout the modern civil rights movement through the Black Women's Oral History Project at Harvard's Schlesinger Library in addition to female slave narratives for her senior honors thesis. It also explored the complex dynamics involving formation of a black American female identity as illustrated through womanism (black feminism) encompassed by the United States tumultuous racial history. Her prospective research interests at Indiana University engage in the politics of agency as it pertains to female sex work in the context of American capitalism. How that relates to sexuality, and race are also of interest.

Milo Rhodes
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2012 Cohort

Education: 
BA 2012 – University of Oklahoma (Women’s and Gender Studies; English Literary and Cultural Studies)

Areas of Interest: 
trans & queer studies, histories of sexuality, race & nation, affect & embodiment, narrative theory, literary & cultural studies.

Ryan D'Auria-Rousseau
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2016 Cohort

Education: 
B.A. (2014) - The College of New Jersey (English Literature & Women's and Gender Studies)

Biography:
Ryan graduated cum laude from The College of New Jersey in 2014 with a B.A. in both English Literature and Women's & Gender Studies. He completed his senior thesis, a combination of qualitative research and ethnography, on queer youth homelessness in Philadelphia and New York entitled “A Problem That Has No Home”. His current research interests focus on the intersections of Native studies, Queer of Color Critique, American public policy, and visuality. An avid backpacker, Ryan comes to Indiana University after extensive travels in Europe, India, and the United States.

Areas of Interest: 
Queer Indigenous Studies; Queer of Color Critique; Prison Studies & Policing; Social Movements and Reform; Citizenship and Immigration; Visual & Performance Studies; Trans Studies; Masculinity

Lauren Savit
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2015 Cohort

 

Education:
Simmons College (2014) M.A. Gender/Cultural Studies
Simmons College (2014) M.S. Communications Management
New York University (2008) B.A. Religious Studies and English & American Literature

Areas of Interest:
Lauren is interested in examining how gender, racial, and sexual identity is constructed through both hegemonic narratives and also disruptive counter-narratives. Her research includes analyzing cultural texts that are also sites of narrative construction, such as films, literature, and television, since these forces are often instrumental in defining and delineating cultural identities for mass audiences. She hopes to develop a theoretical framework for understanding how media is presently construed, how it interrogates the socio-historical context from which it emerged, and in particular how it might illuminate our understanding of socio-political markers of identity.

Jocelyne Scott
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2011 Cohort

Education: 
MA 2014 Indiana University (Gender Studies)
BA 2011 Bucknell University (French and International Relations)

Biography:
Jocelyne B. Scott is ABD in the department and her dissertation, “Friendship on Sorority Row: Ritual, Privilege, and Activism”, intervenes into a broader cultural conversation that tends to interpret sorority women as bodies – bodies for men’s sexual consumption, binge-drinking bodies, and hazing/hazed bodies – through ethnographic research conducted with collegiate and alumnae sorority women. She received her M.A. in Gender Studies from Indiana University and holds B.A. degrees in French and International Relations from Bucknell University.

Areas of Interest:
My interdisciplinary research and pedagogical interests are broadly rooted in feminist and queer theory and queer kinship formations, critical whiteness studies, qualitative research methods and ethnography, popular culture, sexuality, social justice, and the politics of homosocial communities.

Selected Awards:
2014-2015 Kappa Alpha Theta Foundation Scholarship

Assorted National Women’s Studies Association Scholarships, 2013-2015

Invited Talks:
October 2016: “Grappling with Anti-Femininity in Popular Culture Stereotypes of Sorority Women” Bucknell University, PA.

April 2015: “Greek Sex: Sororities, Fraternities, and Sexual Assault” East Tennessee State University, TN.

Shadia Siliman
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2013 Cohort


Education: 
B.A. 2013 - University of Hartford (Psychology and Gender Studies)

Biography:
Shadia holds a double bachelor’s in Psychology and Gender Studies from the University of Hartford, from which she graduated as valedictorian in 2013. Her research focuses on sexual violence, rape culture, and consent. Specifically, her dissertation uses a Queer of Color Critique to deconstruct the problem of rape and to investigate its spatiotemporal, colonial, affective, and sensory dimensions.

Publications:
"In the Name of Not Reporting," NWSA Social Justice Task Force Quarterly, 2016

Book Review, Paying for the Party: How College Maintains Inequality (with Justin Garcia), Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2014

Ariel Sincoff-Yedid
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2012 Cohort

Education: 
BA 2009 – Union College (Political Science)
Graduate Certificate 2013 – George Washington University (Middle East Studies)
MA 2015 – Indiana University (Gender Studies)

Biography:
Ariel’s research focuses on gender, sexuality, and religion, with an emphasis on informal education about identities across the public and private spheres. Her dissertation examines identity-based interactions and identity discourses in the US around religion, gender, sexuality, and race, specifically analyzing the contemporary racialization of American Muslims in verbal and physical encounters. She previously conducted research on modes of socialization about gender and sexuality among Sunni Muslim men in Beirut, Lebanon. Ariel has also worked at NGOs focusing on domestic and international informal educational programs from curricular development to programmatic monitoring and evaluation.

Areas of Interest:
Gender, sexuality, and religion; Gender and Islam; Islam in the United States; Racialization and identity; Difference, essentialism, and constructionism; Normativity and belonging; Gender and sexuality socialization

Courses Taught:
G101 – Gender, Culture, and Society

G104 – Gender, Islam, and Difference

G205 – I Fought the Law: Gender and Power

G205 – Clean or Dirty: The Politics of Gender, Sexuality, and Purity

Collins Living-Learning Center – Clean or Dirty: The Politics of Gender, Sexuality, and Purity

Publications:
Schnabel, Landon, Matthew Facciani, Ariel Sincoff-Yedid, and Lori Fazzino. “Gender and Atheism: Paradoxes, Contradictions, and an Agenda for Future Research.” Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion, edited by Roberto Cipriani and Franco Garelli. Leiden, NL: Brill, 2016, pp. 75-97.

Sincoff-Yedid, Ariel. “Let’s Talk About Sex, Habibi: How Modes of Socialization Shape Arab Muslims’ Gender Identities and Gender Roles,” The Institute for Middle East Studies, The George Washington University, May 2011 http://www.gwu.edu/~imes/research/2011Capstones/Sincoff-Yedid.pdf.

Selected Awards:
Barbara C. Gray Teaching Award and Scholarship, Dept. of Gender Studies, Indiana University (2016)

Selected Participant, National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, Topic: “American Muslims: History, Culture, and Politics” (2015)

Amanda L. Stephens
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2014 Cohort

 

Amanda Stephens

Education: 
Ph.D., Gender Studies, Indiana University-Bloomington, in progress
J.D., Indiana University Maurer School of Law, 2014
M.A., English, Marshall University, 2010
B.A., English, Marshall University, 2008

Biography:
Hi! I'm a passionate feminist researcher, teacher, and lawyer who's working on her Ph.D. in Gender Studies at Indiana University. My legal and academic work centers on gender issues and their interconnections with race, class, sexuality, and colonialism in the U.S. and in India. These issues include women's movements and more specific issues therein including sexual assault, reproductive justice, and democratic representation. Messages are welcome!

Areas of Interest:
Women of Color Feminisms; Transnational Feminisms; Indian Feminisms; U.S. Feminist Legal Theories; Comparative Law; Human Rights Law; Non-Profit Law; Legal Literacy and Access; Family Law

Courses Taught:
G101: Gender, Culture, and Society

G104: Feminist Legal Theories

G104: Feminist Activism: Gender, Social Justice and Geopolitics

Accepted Publications:
Stephens, Amanda L. Feminist Review (Forthcoming Mar. 2017). Book review of Gina Heathcote and Dianna Otto’s Rethinking Peacekeeping, Gender Equality, and Collective Security. 2014.

Non-Profit Publications:
Stephens, Amanda L. 2016. “‘I Want to Do Something in Life’: A Case for Increasing Girls’ Educational Access in Jaipur.” Quality of Life Improvement Society (QUALIS). http://qualisjaipur.org/survey/. Accessed 22 Aug. 2016.

Stephens, Amanda. 2013. Meeting the Civil Legal Needs of Domestic Violence, Non-intimate Partner Sexual Assault & Stalking Victims: A Manual for Legal Aid of West Virginia, Inc. & Affiliated Agencies. Huntington, WV.

Stephens, Amanda. 2011. Community Resource Guide 2011. CONTACT 24-Hour Rape Crisis Center. Huntington, WV.

Manuscripts in Progress
Stephens, Amanda L. “Decolonial Methodologies in Jain’s Gulabi Gang.”

Stephens, Amanda L. “Feminist ‘Feels’ Through Time & Space: An Affective Analysis of Gender in American & Indian Media.”

Stephens, Amanda L. “From Feminist Mother to Militant Feminist: Changes in Women’s Rhetoric in India’s Gender Reservation Debate, 1974 to 2014.”

Selected Awards:
2017 – Commissioner, Bloomington Commission on the Status of Women

2016 – Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (Hindi)

2015 – Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (Hindi)

2014 – National Association for Women Lawyers Outstanding Law Student Award

2014 – Bar Membership: Indiana

2014 – Terry and Judy Albright Pro Bono Publico and Public Interest Award

2013 – A* (Highest Grade in Class): Feminist Jurisprudence

2012 – Milton Stewart Fellowship

Social Media:
https://twitter.com/FeministJD
LinkedIn

Xavier M. Watson
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2014 Cohort

 

Xavier M. WatsonEducation:
BA 2014 University of Kentucky (Gender and Women's Studies; Minor: Political Science)

Areas of Interest:
Fat studies, particularly fat queer masculinities and art; visual and material culture; modern and contemporary art historiography; feminist art pedagogy and performance; gender, sexuality, and embodiment; critical craft studies; fiber arts and soft sculpture; museum studies; curatorial studies and practice; queer politics and aesthetics; texture, sensation, and affect.

Visit Xavier's academia.edu profile or xavierwatson.com to learn more about their research.