Faculty Publications

Our dedication to research includes the Feminist Research Alliance Workshop, a work-in-progress series featuring UB faculty, the Signature Lecture series, conferences and symposia, writing and reading groups.

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Cody Mejeur

Assistant Professor of Game Studies

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A special issue of the journal Narrative co-edited by Cody Mejeur (UB Media Study and Gender Institute Affiliate) and Chiara Pelligrini (Newcastle University) on trans narratives and narrative theories has recently been published. The outcome of a series of symposia and conferences in recent years, the special issue explores the forms, contexts, and possibilities of trans narratives. The article is available here

Marla Segol

Associate Professor of Global Gender and Sexuality Studies

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Marla Segol, Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Students in the Department of Global Gender and Sexuality Studies, has recently published "God’s Magical Womb: Pregnancy, Power, and the Feminized Divine in Jewish Ritual Texts" in the Journal of the American Academy of Religion. The article explores the ritual functions of medical and mythical embryologies in Jewish ritual texts from late antiquity to the present.

Marla is a Gender Institute Affiliate and was awarded a GI Faculty Fellowship in Fall 2022.

Meghana Joshi

Teaching Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology

Berghahn Books, 2023.

Irus Braverman

Professor of Law & Adjunct Professor of Geography

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Minnesota Press, 2023.

Carole Emberton

Associate Professor of History

Book Cover of To Walk About in Freedom.
W. W. Norton & Company, 2022.

Miriam Thaggert

Associate Professor & Associate Chair of English

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University of Illinois Press, 2022.

Victoria W. Wolcott

Professor, Department of History

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University of Chicago Press, 2022.

Jasmina Tumbas

Assistant Professor, Department of Global Gender & Sexuality Studies

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Manchester University Press, 2022.

Mishuana Goeman

Professor of Gender Studies, Chair of the Indigenous Studies

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NYU Press, 2021.

Despina Stratigakos

Professor, School of Architecture

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Princeton University Press, 2022.

Katja Praznik

Associate Professor, Arts Management Program

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University of Toronto Press, 2021.