Core Faculty

Juliann Anesi

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Email: janesi@ucla.edu
Office: 1312 Rolfe Hall
Phone: 310-825-7186

Alisa Bierria

Assistant Professor

Black Feminist Theory, Gender Violence and Redress, Feminist and Queer Carceral Studies, Agency and Intentionality, Feminist Epistemology

Contact Information

Email: abierria@ucla.edu
Office: 1120 Rolfe Hall
Phone: 310-206-8101

Aisha Finch

Associate Professor

Comparative Atlantic Slavery
Cuban History
Transnational Black Feminism
Caribbean and Latin American History
African Diaspora Studies
Black Cultural Studies

Contact Information

Email: akfinch@ucla.edu
Office: 2210 Rolfe Hall
Phone: 310-206-1669

Mishuana Goeman

Professor

Native American Literature
20th Century American Literature
Race and Ethnic Theory

Contact Information

Email: goeman@gender.ucla.edu
Office: 2216 Rolfe Hall

Joshua Javier Guzmán

Assistant Professor and Vice Chair of Graduate Affairs

Performance Studies, Latina/o Cultural Studies, Sexual Cultures, Feminist and Queer Theory, Aesthetics, Psychoanalysis

Contact Information

Email: joshuaguzman@ucla.edu
Office: 1314 Rolfe Hall

Sarah Haley

Associate Professor

Black Feminism
U.S. Women's and Gender History
African American History 1865-Present
Carceral Studies
Labor & Working Class Studies

Contact Information

Email: shaley@ucla.edu
Office: 1117 Rolfe Hall
Phone: 310-206-5228

Ju Hui Judy Han

Assistant Professor and Vice Chair of Undergraduate Affairs

(Im)mobilities
Religion, difference, conservatism
LGBTQ/queer politics and activism
Comics and graphic novels
Korean studies
Cultural geography

Contact Information

Email: judyhan@ucla.edu
Office: 7284 Bunche Hall

Grace Hong

Professor

Women of Color Feminism
Comparative & Relational Race Theory
Cultural Studies
Political Economies of Race, Gender, and Sexuality
Race and Neoliberalism

Contact Information

Email: gracehongucla@gmail.com
Office: 3329 Rolfe Hall
Phone: 310-206-8006

Zeynep Korkman

Assistant Professor

Transnational feminisms; cultural politics; gender, labor, and affect; and religion, secularism, and the public sphere, with a regional focus on Turkey and the larger Middle East

Contact Information

Email: korkman@ucla.edu
Office: 7266 Bunche Hall

Rachel C. Lee

Professor

Asian American Literature
Performance Culture
Gender & Sexuality Studies

Contact Information

Email: rlee@humnet.ucla.edu
Office: 234 Kaplan Hall
Phone: 310-825-7515

Elizabeth Marchant

Associate Professor

Latin American Cultural Studies
Comparative Race and Feminisms in the Americas
19th- and 20th-Century Latin American Literature and Film

Contact Information

Email: marchant@gender.ucla.edu
Office: 2222 Rolfe Hall

Uri McMillan

Associate Professor

Sexuality & Gender Studies
African American Literature & Culture/Black Diaspora Studies

Contact Information

Email: umcmillan@ucla.edu
Office: 1120 Rolfe Hall

Visual Anthropology, Indigenous Visual Arts and Curation, Gender Analysis, Film studies, Photographic archives, museum critique, arts education and Indigenous knowledge production; Native North America, globalized popular culture

Contact Information

Email: mithlo@ucla.edu
Office: 1120 Rolfe Hall
Phone: 310-206-8101

Safiya Umoja Noble

Associate Professor

Search engine ethics, Racial and gender bias in algorithms, Technological redlining, Socio-cultural, economic and ethical implications of information in society, Race, gender and sexuality in information communication technologies, Digital technology and Internet policy development, Privacy and surveillance, Information and/as control, Critical information studies

Contact Information

Email: snoble@ucla.edu
Office: 210 GSE&IS
Phone: 310-206-2467

Kathryn Norberg

Associate Professor

History of Prostitution
European Women Pre-1800
Material Culture: Fashion and Furniture
Women of the French Court

Contact Information

Email: knorberg@ucla.edu
Office: 5248 Bunche Hall
Phone: 310-825-7317

Sherene Razack

Chair and Distinguished Professor, Gender Studies; Penny Kanner Endowed Chair in Women's Studies

Racial Violence

Contact Information

Email: sherenerazack@ucla.edu
Office: 2220 Rolfe Hall

SA Smythe

Assistant Professor

Black European Literary & Cultural Studies
Black Trans Poetics

Contact Information

Email: smythe@g.ucla.edu
Office: 1120 Rolfe Hall

Shannon Speed

Professor

Contact Information

Email: sspeed@aisc.ucla.edu
Office: 3220A Campbell Hall
Phone: 310-206-9673

Sharon Traweek

Associate Professor

Contact Information

Email: traweek@history.ucla.edu
Office: 2214 Rolfe Hall
Phone: 310-825-2884

Gender and the Law, Feminist Theory, Masculinities Studies, Gender and Education, Feminist Cultural Studies, Socio-Legal Research Methods

Contact Information

Email: jawilliams@gender.ucla.edu
Office: 2201 Rolfe Hall
Phone: 310-794-7954