Christina D. Owens is a transnational American studies scholar who specializes in the gender, race, and sexuality politics of U.S. empire. Her current book project focuses on U.S. native English teachers working in contemporary Japan. Her essays and articles have appeared in American Quarterly, Transformations, and Journal of Asian American Studies. She received her Ph.D. in Cultural Studies from the University of California, Davis (with a designated emphasis in Feminist Theory and Research) and her B.A. from the University of South Carolina. In addition to teaching Introduction to Women’s Studies, she will offer courses on Asian/American Gender and Sexuality Politics, Feminists Imagining Otherwise, and Queer Theory.
Post-doctoral Fellow of Women's Studies