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School of Social Transformation Faculty

Name
Expertise
Daniel Schugurensky
Professor

Schugurensky has published on a variety of topics, including adult education, community development, participatory democracy, citizenship education, social economy, civic engagement, and volunteer work.

Kimberly Scott
Professor

Founded by Professor Scott, CGEST is a one-of-a-kind research unit focused on exploring, identifying, and creating innovative scholarship about underrepresented women and girls in STEM.

480-965-5380
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Rashad Shabazz
Associate Professor

Shabazz's academic expertise brings together human geography, Black cultural studies, gender studies, and critical prison studies.

WILSON ADMINISTRATION
Elizabeth Swadener
Professor

Swadener 's research focuses on internationally comparative social policy, with focus on sub-Saharan Africa, impacts of neoliberal policy on local communities, and children's rights and voices.

480-965-1452
School of Social Transformation 212 Wilson Hall
Heather Switzer
Associate Professor

Switzer's interdisciplinary research combines several fields including critical girlhood studies, critical development and globalization studies, transnational feminist theory and feminist methods.

Aribidesi Usman
Associate Professor

Usman's research in settlement evolution, sociopolitical and economic organization, and the nature of power relations prior to 1900 is based in Africa, especially Nigeria.

480-965-4399
Wilson Hall 140
Sujey Vega
Associate Professor

Vega's research ethnographically explores the every day lived experiences of Latina/os in the U.S. with an emphasis on gender and religion.

480-727-6173
Wilson 303
Jessica Vinas-Nelson
Asst Professor

Viñas-Nelson is writing a history of black debates and activism over interracial marriage and the related concepts of assimilation, extermination and emigration.

Michelle McGibbney
Lecturer

McGibbney Vlahoulis teaches various hybrid and full online courses with an emphasis on gender and popular culture.

480-965-2364
Wilson Hall 344

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