Grace Hong

Grace Kyungwon Hong is Professor of Gender Studies at UCLA; she also holds a joint appointment in Asian American Studies. She earned her Ph.D. in Literature at UC San Diego, and her M.A. in Asian American Studies at UCLA. Her research focuses on women of color feminism as an epistemological critique of and alternative to Western liberal humanism and capital, particularly as they manifest as contemporary neoliberalism.

Purnima Mankekar

Trained as a cultural anthropologist, Purnima Mankekar has conducted…

Jenny Sharpe

Jenny Sharpe is Professor of English, Gender Studies, and Comparative Literature. She received a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Texas at Austin.  She taught at Boston College before joining UCLA’s English department in 1993. Her areas of research and teaching are postcolonial studies, Caribbean literatures, gender studies, the novel, literary archives of slavery and empire, and the black Atlantic. Prof.

Sharon Traweek

I am an associate professor in the Department of Gender Studies and History at UCLA; I have also been on the faculty of the Anthropology Department at Rice University and the Program in Anthropology & Archeology and to the Program in Science, Technology, & Society at MIT.  I have held visiting faculty positions at the Mt Holyoke Five College Women's Studies Research Center, the Anthropology Department at the University of California at San Diego, the Program in Values, Technology, Science, and Society at Stanford University, and Sokendai, the Graduate University for Advanced Studies

Juliet A. Williams

Juliet A. Williams is Professor of Gender Studies and Chair of the UCLA Social Science Interdepartmental Program.  She holds a B.A. in Government from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in Government from Cornell University. Professor Williams’ research and teaching specializations include feminist theory, masculinity studies, gender and the law, gender and education, and feminist cultural studies. Her most recent book is The Separation Solution?: Single-Sex Education and the New Politics of Gender Equality (University of California Press, 2016).