Carole Browner

I am a Professor in the Department of Anthropology, the Department of Women’s Studies, and in the Center for Culture and Health, which is based in the David Geffen School of Medicine’s NPI-Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. I became Chair of the Anthropology Department in July 2010. My training as a medical anthropologist combines a doctorate in socio-cultural anthropology with a Master’s degree in public health. 

Sondra Hale

Sondra Hale, born to a working-class family in Des Moines, Iowa, graduated from secondary school in Omaha, Nebraska, and went on to the University of Omaha for a year before transferring to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She worked her way through high school and university in various jobs, an important one of which was as a professional comic (namely a ventriloquist). She was also active in theater and the visual arts.

Rhonda Hammer

Rhonda Hammer received her MA in Communications from Simon Fraser University and her Ph.D. in Sociology from York University in Canada. She is currently a Lecturer in Gender Studies, Social Science & Comparative Education and Cinema & Media Studies at UCLA, as well as a Research Scholar at the UCLA Center for the Study of Women. Dr.

Shannon Speed

Shannon Speed is a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation. She is Director…

Sherene Razack

Sherene H. Razack is a Distinguished Professor and the Penney Kanner Endowed Chair in Women’s Studies. Her research and teaching focus on racial violence.  She is the founder of the virtual research and teaching network Racial Violence Hub (RVHub). 

Zeynep Korkman

I am an assistant professor of Gender  Studies at the University of California Los Angeles. My teaching and research interests include 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.