Emily Thuma

Assistant Professor of Gender & Sexuality Studies
School of Humanities

Ph.D., New York University, American Studies

Email: ethuma@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
3212 Humanities Gateway
Mail Code: 2655
Irvine, CA 92697

gender, race, and sexuality in twentieth-century U.S. history; feminist studies; queer studies; social movements and the state; criminalization and imprisonment
Honorable Mention for the Judith Lee Ridge Prize for the best article in the field of history, Western Association of Women Historians (2015) for "Against the 'Prison/Psychiatric State': Anti-violence Feminisms and the Politics of Confinement in the 1970s," Feminist Formations.
Courses Taught at UCI:

Gender and Law
Introduction to Queer Studies
Policing Gender and Sexuality
Gender, State, and Nation
Gender and Popular Culture
Gender and Sexuality Studies Senior Seminar

Affiliations at UCI:

Queer Studies Minor
Department of History
Center in Law, Society, and Culture
Initiative to End Family Violence
Publications 2015. "Lessons in Self-Defense: Gender Violence, Racial Criminalization, and Anticarceral Feminism." WSQ: Women's Studies Quarterly (Vol. 43, Nos. 3 & 4): 52-71.
  2014. "Against the 'Prison/Psychiatric State': Anti-violence Feminisms and the Politics of Confinement in the 1970s." Feminist Formations (Vol. 26, No. 2): 26-51.
Grants Joan Heller-Diane Bernard Fellowship, Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies at The Graduate Center, CUNY (2012)
Mary Lily Research Grant, Duke University, Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture (2011)
American Association of University Women Dissertation Fellowship (2008-2009)
Dean’s Dissertation Fellowship, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, New York University (2008-2009)
American Studies Association
National Women's Studies Association
Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History (affiliate of the American Historical Association)
Western Association of Women Historians
Law and Society Association
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Last updated 08/09/2016