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Photo Name Title Areas of Interest
Bennette Baguisa PhD Student Transnational feminism; Postcolonial Studies; The Philippines and its Diaspora; Affect Theory; Ritual as methodology
Binta Bajaha PhD Student Feminist Political Ecology and Political Economy; Gendered and Intersectional Vulnerability associated with Climate Change in the Sahel; Climate Humanitarism and Climate Financing; Gender Transformative Climate Responses within United Nation’s Framework; African Feminist, Transnational Feminism and Feminist Praxis; Environmental Politics, Governance Regime and Securitization in the Sahel; Agri-Food Regime; Livelihood and Human Security; Feminist Studies of Migration and Displacement
Shalom Brown PhD Student Black and Critical Mixed-Race Studies; Research-Creation; Decoloniality; Aesthetic Inquiry; Arts-Based Methods; (Counter)Archives
Melissa Bush PhD Candidate Disability Justice; Mad Studies; Memory Studies; Trauma-Informed Pedagogy; Transformative Justice; Care Work / Mutual Aid; Decolonial Theory; Witnessing / Testimony; Storytelling
Reese Carr PhD Student Trans and Queer Studies; Ethics of Care; Community Organizing and Education; Kinship
Mika Castro MA Student Queer Museology; Multiculturalism and Nationalism; Queer Filipinx/o Perspectives; Transnational Feminisms
Faye Cook PhD Student
Hailey Yasmeen Dash MA Student Anti-Imperialist Movements; Homonationalism and Multiculturalism; School-Prison Nexus; Movement Building and Organization; Queer and Trans Necropolitics
Aseja Dava PhD Student Filipino/x studies; Memory and haunting; Poetics and storytelling; Black feminist thought; Transnational feminism; Monstrosity studies
Vanbasten Noronha de Araújo PhD Student Decolonial Science and Technology Studies; Environmental Humanities; Queer Ecologies; Sexual and Reproductive Health; Latin American Studies; Brazilian Studies
Enis Demirer PhD Student Memory; Queer Aesthetic Practices; Queer Cultural Studies; Visual Studies; Aesthetics of Joy; Archives
Hazal Halavut PhD Student Collective memory; Aesthetics of mourning; Critical literary theory; Trauma and literature; Psychoanalysis; Genocide studies; State violence
Kaylee G. Hamilton PhD Student Black Girlhoods; Transnational feminisms; Critical Disability Studies; Black affect; Black fat studies
Levon Karakoyun MA Student Transnational Feminisms; Queer Diasporas; Queer and Trans Theory; State and Subjectivity Formation; Critical Race Theory; State Violence, Status and Migration
Esra Kazanbas PhD Student Body Politics; Biopower; Spatial Theory; Violence Against Women; Transnational Feminism 
Zarah Khan PhD Student Land Relations; Memory Studies; Genocide Studies; Visual Cultures; Aesthetic Expression 
Catherine Kyakuhaire MA Student Black Feminist Thought; Black Geographies; Critical Race Theory; Black Mental Health; Transnational Feminist Theory
Lindsay Leblanc Politics of science and technology; Feminist STS methodology; Machines and machine metaphors
Ferdie Lopez PhD Student Transnational (Filipino) Gender and Sexuality; Urban Space and Sexuality; Filipino Migrant Literatures; Philippine Culture-based Education
Julie-Ann McCausland Black Feminism; Postmodernism; Black Atlantic Theory; Transnational Feminisms; Critical Race Theory; Caribbean Studies; Anti-Colonialism; Queer Studies; Caribbean's colonial-era Homophobic Laws
Haleh Mir Miri PhD Student New Materialism and Affect Theory; Critical Trauma and Memory Studies; Transnational and Middle Eastern Feminism(s); Archival Studies; Critical Dance and Performance studies; Research-creation and Collective Processes of Knowledge Co-creation; Collective Memory Work and Collective Biography; Postqualitative Research; Cultural Studies, Social Thoughts and Criticism; Micro-historiograph(ies)
Hannah Morgan MA Student Transnational Feminism; Feminist Cultural Studies; Sex Work; Asian Canadian Studies
Jade Nixon PhD Student Transnational Feminism; Black Studies - Black Geographies; Performance Studies; Cultural Studies
Sandra D. Noel PhD Student Gendered-based Violence; Caribbean Carnival; Child Sexual Abuse; Colonialism and Post-Colonial Studies; Critical Studies; Black Diaspora and Transnational Studies; Feminism and Political Studies; Race and Cultural Studies; Human Rights
Henar Perales PhD Candidate Postcolonial studies; Gift theory; Whiteness critique; Aesthetics; Philosophy 
Adriana M. Pérez-Rodríguez PhD Student Critical border studies; NGOs and human rights; Nation-state and governance; Citizenship; Transnational feminism; Latin American Feminist movements
Ryan Persadie PhD Student Caribbean Studies; Sexuality Studies; Queer Diasporas; Transnational Feminisms; Performance Studies; Popular Culture (with focus on music, dance and vocality); Sound Studies; Queer Studies; Drag Culture; Afro-Asian Studies
Cameron Powell PhD Student Modern and Contemporary Political Thought; Black Studies; Psychoanalysis; Feminism and Feminist Theory; Postcolonial Theory and Anticolonialism
Mari Rossi PhD Student Psychoanalytic Theory; Affect Theory; Queer Theory; Aesthetic Expression
Sam Dolores Sanchinel PhD Candidate Transgender Theory; Continental Philosophy of Religion; Latinx Studies
Ian Liujia Tian PhD Candidate Transnational Political Economy; Queer Asian Studies; Queer Marxisms; Social Reproduction Feminisms; Asian Canadian and American Studies; Sinophone Feminist STS; Decolonial Movements in East and Southeast Asia.
Neha Verma MA Student Postcolonial Studies; Transformative Justice and Anti-Carceral Feminisms; Sexual Violence; Queer and Trans Studies; Collective Trauma, Grief and Healing
Valley Weadick PhD Student Trans Studies; Cultural Studies
Samuel Yoon PhD Student Transnational Feminisms; Asian American and Asian Canadian Studies; Queer Diaspora; Korea and the Diaspora
Travis York MA Student Queer Theory; Social Movement Studies; Gender Theory; Reproductive Justice; History of Gender and Sexuality; Intellectual Tradition; Black Feminist Thought; Disability Studies