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2022-23 Academic Year Lecturers

  • Amanda Martin Sandino

    Amanda Martin Sandino


    Office Location: HSS 2041

    Fall Quarter 2022
    CGS 2A: Intro to CGS – Key Terms & Concepts
    CGS 121: Selected Topics in CGS – Gender, Sexuality & Horror
    CGS 130: Queer Performativity

    Winter Quarter 2023
    CGS 111: Gender & the Body
    CGS 113: Gender & Sexuality in the Arts
    CGS 125: Women of Color Writers

    Spring Quarter 2023
    CGS 112/ETHN 127: Sexuality & Nation
    CGS/ETHN 137: Latina Issues & Cultural Production

    Research Interests and Education 
    A second-generation Chilenx American, Amanda Martin Sandino is a scholar of disability, gender, race, and futurity. She received her Ph.D. in Literature and MFA in Writing from UC San Diego, her MA in Cultural Studies from UW Bothell, and her BA in Asian Studies from Seattle University. Her first book, Looking Beyond the Curtain: Disability Futurity and the Literary Wonderland, is scheduled for publication by McFarland Press in 2021.

  • Leila Whitley

    Leila Whitley


    Office Location: HSS 2041

    Fall Quarter 2022
    CGS 101: Gender & Globalization
    CGS 106: Gender & the Law
    CGS 127: Feminist Border Studies

    Winter Quarter 2023
    CGS 2B: Intro to CGS – Social Formations
    CGS 105: Queer Theory
    CGS 123: Gender & Reproductive Politics

    Spring Quarter 2023
    CGS 100B: Conceptualizing Gender - Methods & Methodology
    CGS 109: Sexual Violence
    CGS 128: Transnational Feminisms

    Research Interests and Education
    Leila Whitley’s research interests include feminist and queer theory, critical race feminisms, and the relationships between borders and bodies. She completed her PhD in Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London, her MA in Cultural Studies also at Goldsmiths, and her BA at McGill University. From 2016-18 she was a Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at the Zukunftskolleg of the University of Konstanz, Germany, and before this was based in the Centre for Feminist Research at Goldsmiths, University of London.