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.
Gender and Sexuality Studies
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.
Xin Peng is a Ph.D.
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.
My teaching and research interests center on Greek intellectual history (broadly understood), gender studies, and the reception of myth in contemporary mass culture (especially film and television).
Adrian Kane-Galbraith was a 2019 Mellon Collaborative Fellow for Reaching New Publics with Jorge B
Laurie Marhoefer is a historian of queer and trans politics.
Ileana M. Rodríguez-Silva is an associate professor of Latin American and Caribbean history at the University of Washington-Seattle. She graduated magna cum laude from the Universidad de Puerto Rico - Río Piedras with a B.A. in History. She holds an M.A.
Amanda Swarr is associate professor of gender, women, and sexuality studies at the University of Washington, Seattle.
Priti Ramamurthy is a professor in the Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies.
Jordana Bailkin is a scholar of modern Britain and empire who has been dedicated to exploring the global dimensions of British studies and participating in scholarly and public conversations about Britain’s shifting status in the world.
Taylor Soja is a historian of modern Britain who specializes in the histories of war, gender, and empire. Her dissertation examines the lives of a wide variety of British men and women who directly experienced multiple wars in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Ying-Hsiu Chou's research interests focus on interdisciplinary approaches to Chinese fiction, film, and popular culture, with emphasis on genre, gender, cross-media adaptation, and transcultural encounter.
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.
Annie Fee is part of the Media Aesthetics research group at the University of Oslo, Department of Media and Communication. During her four-year postdoctoral research fellowship she will explore the historical emergence of photogénie as a film-theoretic discourse in 1920s France.
C. R. Grimmer is a poet and scholar from Southeast Michigan's Metro-Detroit area. C. R. received their Ph.D. in Literature and Cultural Studies at the University of Washington (UW) as well as their M.F.A. in Creative Writing and M.A.
I am an Associate Professor of English at the University of Washington in Seattle. My scholarship is in African American Literary Studies of the twentieth and twenty first centuries.
I am broadly interested in Greek cultural and social history, with a particular focus on slavery.
Sara Goering is Professor of Philosophy, Core Faculty for the Program on Ethics, and the Disability Studies Program. She is adjunct in the Department of Bioethics and Humanities. She co-leads the ethics thrust at the UW Center for Neurotechnology.
Linh Thuy Nguyễn specializes in Asian American and Southeast Asian American cultural studies, immigration and refugee studies and US militarism and race. She completed her PhD at the University of California, San Diego in the Department of Ethnic Studies.
As the Administrative Assistant for the Simpson Center, Kalia supports the center’s operational integrity by managing the general occupation and maintenance of offices and event spaces; assisting the Administrator with fiscal processing; and facilitating internal and exter
Brad Horst is a 3rd year doctoral student in the History Department.
Brendan McElmeel was a 2017-2018 Mellon Collaborative Fellow for Reaching New Publics and a 2022-2023 Society of Scholars Summer Dissertation Fellow.
Kristina Pilz was a 2017-2018 Mellon Collaborative Fellow for Reaching New Publics. Her research is guided by her larger interest in Poetry and Poetics, Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, Postcolonial, as well as Race and Ethnicity Studies.
Sofia Huerter was a 2019 Mellon Collaborative Fellow for Reaching New Publics with Justin Lawson
Kaelie Giffel was a 2019 Mellon Collaborative Fellow for Reaching New Publics with Caitlin
Ariana Ochoa Camacho is a 2022-2023 Society of Scholars Fellow.
Madeleine Yue Dong is a 2022-2023 Society of Scholars Fellow.
Amalie Goul Dueholm is a 2022-2023 Society of Scholars Fellow.
Leah Rubinsky is a 2022-2023 Society of Scholars Fellow and a 2022-2023 Digital Humanities Summer Fellow.
Diana Molkova was a 2022-23 Society of Scholars Summer Dissertation Fellow.
Caleb holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of Washington, Seattle. His research focuses on nineteenth-century American literature and culture, sexual violence, and the history of slavery in the United States.
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