Visiting Scholar Directory

2023-2024 Academic Year

IGSR Scholars-in-Residence (full academic year)

Lisa E. Bloom
Independent Scholar
Climate Art and Activism in the Twenty-First Century

Robin Clark
IGSR Scholar-in-Residence
Josef Albers' Legacy in Modern and Contemporary Art

IGSR Affiliated Scholars (one semester or less)

Hodel Ophir
Lecturer and Pedagogical Advisor, The Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance
A New Generation of Palestinian performance artists in Israel
Appointment dates: August 14 to December 11, 2023

Kane Race
Professor of Gender & Cultural Studies, University of Sydney
Technologies of Abjection
Appointment dates: September 19 to October 26, 2023

Agnès Garcia-Ventura
“Ramón y Cajal” Fellow, Departament de Ciències de l’Antiguitat i de l’Edat Mitjana, Facultat de Lletres, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Gendered Historiographical Myths in Ancient Western Asian Studies
Appointment dates: February 14 to April 4, 2024

GWS Postdoctoral Scholars

Amir Aziz
Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow
Producing  Terror:  Secularism, Islamophobia & the Anti-Terrorism Regime in France
Faculty sponsor: Minoo Moallem

LaVelle Ridley
President’s Postdoctoral Fellow
Desired Bodies, Imagining Selves: Ideological Regimes and Creative Praxis in Black Trans Life Writing
Faculty sponsor: Eric Stanley

GWS Faculty-sponsored Scholars

Floris de Krijger
FWO Doctoral Researcher, School of Social Sciences, Hasselt University
Far-right Revenge Politics and Anti-gender Mobilizations in the United States
Faculty sponsor: Leslie Salzinger
Appointment dates: August 16 to Dec. 15, 2023

Lara Caroline Islinger
MA Candidate in Political Science, University of Hamburg
Expansion of the Abortion Accompaniment Model to the US by Mexican Feminist Collective Las Libres and the Political Dimension of Transnational Abortion Mobilities
Faculty sponsor: Leslie Salzinger
Appointment dates: September 1 to November 30, 2023

Mirza Taslima Sultana
Professor of Anthropology, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka
Gender-based Trolling and the Public: Impacts and Activism in Bangladesh and the United States
Faculty sponsor: Elora Shehabuddin
Appointment dates: Sept. 1, 2023 to May 31, 2024

Elena Vasilliou
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellowship at University of Warwick, UK
Queer Interventions on Self-harm in Prison
Faculty sponsor: Eric Stanley
Appointment dates: May 1, 2022 to Dec. 31, 2023