About Me

I am currently an Assistant Professor in the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Gettysburg College. From 2011-2015, I was an Assistant Professor in the Women's and Gender Studies Department at Keene State College. I hold a Ph.D. in the History of Consciousness and Feminist Studies from the University of California at Santa Cruz.

 

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My Research and Teaching

My research and teaching explore how gender and queer sexuality inform notions of nation, diaspora, and transnational belonging in a contemporary context of globalization. My research, writing, and teaching encompass a range of fields, including queer studies, feminist theory, transnational feminisms, women of color feminisms, diaspora studies, ethnic studies, and Asian American/Filipina/o American studies.  My writing has been published in Women and Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory, the Review of Women's Studies, and the International Feminist Journal of Politics.  My book, The Global Filipina Body: Gendered and Sexual Nationalisms in the Filipino Diaspora, is under advance contract with the University of Illinois Press.

Contact Me

Email: gvelasco@gettysburg.edu