Paola Bacchetta

Department: Gender & Women's Studies

Photo of Paola BacchettaCo-Chair of the Political Conflict, Gender and People’s Rights Initiative
Center for Race & Gender

Professor
Department of Gender and Women’s Studies

Research Interests / Specializations:

Queer and gender theory, animal studies, critical race theory, disability studies, and critical linguistics.transnational feminist theory; gender, sexuality, race, religion; nationalisms (especially Hindu nationalism); religious, ethnic and political conflict; social movements (feminist, lesbian, anti-racism, and right-wing); space; postcolonial theory; qualitative methods (discourse analysis and ethnography). Geographic areas of specialization outside the United States: India and France.