Jennifer M. Bean is Robert Jolin Osborne Professor of Cinema and Media Studies. She is Associate Chair of Cinema and Media Studies, and Adjunct Associate Professor of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies.
Joe Wilson is a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of English, as well as a 2020-2021 Collaborative Mellon Fellow for Reaching New Publics with Rebecca Taylor, who is a Doctoral Student in
Sarah Brucia Breitenfeld is a social historian of ancient Greece and Rome, investigating the stories of women, children, immigrants and enslaved people.
I work in feminist, queer, and critical race theory. At its broadest, my research considers twentieth and twenty-first century cultural and scientific representations of gender, sexuality, race, and ethnicity in the Anglophone and Francophone worlds.
Louisa Mackenzie grew up in Scotland and did their graduate work in Berkeley, California before moving to the UW in 2002. They have research interests in early modern and contemporary French culture, ecocriticism, Animal Studies, and gender studies.
Kemi Adeyemi is Assistant Professor of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies and Director of The Black Embodiments Studio at the University of Washington.
I teach performance as an analytic tool and practical method of research. Courses use multi-perspectival, trans-methodological approaches to critical inquiry that emphasize self-reflection, collaboration, intuition and imagination.
Sarah Dowling's research and teaching focus on language politics, settler colonialism, and contemporary writing. She is especially interested in poems written between and across languages.
Laurie Marhoefer is a historian of queer and trans politics.
Chandan Reddy is Associate Professor in the departments of the Comparative History of Ideas and the Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies at the University of Washington, Seattle. His book, Freedom With Violence: Race, Sexuality and the U.S.
Amanda Swarr is associate professor of gender, women, and sexuality studies at the University of Washington, Seattle.
Olivia Noble Gunn is Assistant Professor and the Sverre Arestad Endowed Chair in Norwegian Studies in the Department of Scandinavian Studies at the University of Washington, Seattle.
Cricket Keating is an Associate Professor in the Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies Department. Her research is in the areas of political theory, decolonial politics, popular education and critical pedagogy, queer politics, transnational feminist theory, and technofeminism.
alma khasawnih was a 2017-2018 Mellon Collaborative Fellow for Reaching New Publics. alma researches access to the street in post-colonial and settler-colonial nation-states as a site of understanding and articulating access to citizenship.
Bettina Judd is an interdisciplinary writer, artist and performer whose research focus is on Black women's creative production and our use of visual art, literature, and music to develop feminist thought.
Cleo Woelfle-Erskine’s research focuses on human relations to rivers and their multi-species inhabitants.
Maxine Savage is a doctoral candidate in Scandinavian Studies at the University of Washington. Their research explores queer history and temporality, racialized sexuality and gender, and climate and place-based discourses in contemporary Nordic literature and cinema.
Julian Barr is an instructional designer for South Seattle College and a doctoral candidate in Geography at the University of Washington Seattle.
Julie Stoverink acts as the chief financial officer for the Simpson Center. She works closely with the faculty Director, Simpson Center staff, and CAS administrative team to steward the Center’s diverse financial portfolio, including budget development, revenue forecasting, financia