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Christina Riley Professorial Lecturer Critical Race Gender and Culture Studies

PhD in Cultural Studies, George Mason University
MA in English/Film Studies, North Carolina State University
BA in English/Communication Studies, Oglethorpe University

Christina Riley’s research focuses on the cultural dynamics of group collectivity and their ensuing on/offline sociopolitical relays. Christina is particularly invested in digital group coherence and dissolution among what she has termed feminist digital collectives. Her teaching and research incorporate insights and methods from Women's and Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, theories of affect, New Media Studies, and Social Movement and Activist Studies. She is also deeply invested in grassroots organizing, nonprofit development, community-based education, and digital archival work.
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Spring 2024

  • WGSS-150 Women's Voices Thru Time

  • WGSS-150 Women's Voices Thru Time

  • WGSS-350 Interpreting Gender in Culture: Feminist Digital Activism

Summer 2024

  • WGSS-225 Gender, Politics & Power

Fall 2024

  • WGSS-125 Gender in Society

  • WGSS-125 Gender in Society

  • WGSS-400 Feminist, Gender, Sexulty Thry