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Gabeba Baderoon

Gabeba Baderoon

Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and African Studies

129 Willard Building
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Biography:

Gabeba Baderoon received a PhD in English from the University of Cape Town, and has held fellowships at the African Gender Institute, the Oxford Center for Islamic Studies, the Nordic Africa Institute and the University of Sheffield.  She has published widely on representations of Islam, slavery and the construction of 'race' and sex in South Africa.  In 2007-2008, she was a Post-doctoral Fellow in the Africana Research Center at Penn State.  She joined the Departments of Women's Studies and African and African American Studies as an Assistant Professor in July 2008.