College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Critical Culture, Gender, and Race Studies

Critical Culture, Gender, & Race Studies at WSU

The department offers B.A.'s in comparative ethnic studies and women's studies and an M.A. and Ph.D. in American studies. Minors are offered in comparative ethnic studies, women's studies, and queer studies.

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Professor Receives College Grant

Dr. Pamela Thoma has been awarded an Edward R. Meyer Project Grant by the WSU College of Arts and Sciences.

Professor Named Fellow

Dr. C. Richard King has been named a WSU Humanities Fellow for the 2015–2016 academic year.


Several CCGRS students and faculty are presenting papers at the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference April 1–4.

Governor Appoints CCGRS Instructor to Board

Dr. Michael Johnson has been appointed to the Washington State Clemency and Pardons Board, effective February 23, 2015.

Instructor Speaks on BSU

Dr. Marc Robinson gave an invited lecture at Whitworth University about the achievements of the Black Student Union.

Ph.D. Student Published

Nicholas Krebs published "Confidently (Non)cognizant of Neoliberalism: Kanye West and the Interruption of Taylor Swift" in The Cultural Impact of Kanye West, edited by Julius Bailey (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).

Professor Speaks in Japan

Dr. Pamela Thoma gave an invited presentation at Sophia University (Tokyo) titled "Mutating Figures in Postfeminist North American Chick Culture: Pregnant Teens, Tiger Mothers, and Orphan Clones."

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