Sonja M. Thomas
Assistant Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Areas of Expertise
- South Asian Feminisms
- Transnational Feminist Theory
- Critical Race Feminisms
- Human Rights
- Syrian Christianity in South India
- Tap Dance
Courses Currently Teaching
|WG201 A||Introduction to Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies|
|WG223 A||Critical Race Feminisms and Tap Dance|
|WG225 A||Gender and Politicized Religion|
|WG311 A||Feminist Theories and Methodologies|
|WG343 A||Native and Postcolonial Feminisms|
Other Courses Taught
|WG493||Senior Seminar: Transnational Feminisms|
|WG341||Gender and Human Rights|
“Tradition” Among Syro-Malabar Catholics in India,” Journal of Global Catholicism, 1, No. 1 (September 2016): 104-116
in Human Rights in Postcolonial India. V.G. Julie Rajan and Om Dwivedi, eds. New York: Routledge, 2016.
“The “New” South Asian Feminisms.” Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial
Studies. 2 no. 2. (Fall 2014): 74-83.
“Gender, Macroeconomic Policy, and the Human Rights Approach to Social Protection.” Co-
authored with Dr. Radhika Balakrishnan. New Frontiers in Feminist Political Economy. Shirin M. Rai and Georgina Waylen, eds. New York: Routledge, 2014.
Book (forthcoming 2018, University of Washington Press, Global South Asia Series): Privileged Minorities: Gender, Race, Caste and India's Syrian Christians
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