Who We Are
Meet Our Steering Committee
Gowri Vijayakumar (email@example.com) is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, affiliated with the South Asian Studies Program at Brandeis. She is the author of At Risk: Indian Sexual Politics and the Global AIDS Crisis, published by Stanford University Press in 2021.
Jerónimo Arellano (firstname.lastname@example.org) is an Associate Professor of Latin American Literature and Culture at Brandeis. He’s the author of Magical Realism and the History of the Emotions in Latin America (Bucknell UP, 2015) and the editor of a special issue of Revista de Estudios Hispánicos on comparative media studies.
Brandon Callender (email@example.com) is an Assistant Professor of English at Brandeis University where he specializes in black queer literatures and horror studies. He received his doctorate from U.C. Berkeley in the spring of 2020, and is currently working on his book manuscript, The Charge of the Other in Black Gay Men’s Literatures.
Carina Ray (firstname.lastname@example.org) is an Associate Professor of African and African American Studies and Director of Faculty Mentoring for the School of Arts and Sciences. A scholar of race and sexuality, comparative colonialisms and nationalisms, print cultures, and bodily aesthetics, Ray’s research focuses on Ghana and its diasporas.