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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 Student in the Department of English, as well as a 2020-2021 Collaborative Mellon Fellow for Reaching New Publics with Rebecca Taylor, who is also a Doctoral Student in th

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.

Ungsan Kim us an Assistant Professor of Asian Cinema jointly appointed in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures and the Department of Film, Television, and Media.

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.

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.

Professor Swarr’s work is concerned with queer, trans, and intersex studies, medical inequalities, and feminist politics in South Africa and the U.S.  Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Washington in 2005, she was Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at Barnard College of Columbia University

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 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.