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Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies
UNLV professor Erika Abad on the history of LGBTQ people in comics, television, film, and other media, and why TV's latest superhero is just what we need.
In the wake of the Oct. 1 shooting, UNLV academics found new avenues for study. In the process, they’re helping our community explore the issues and heal from the trauma.
Like a poetry verse, the artist-turned-academic said he’s most daring when he lets life flow.
The emerging tradition of DIY decorated mortarboards offers professor insight into current day culture.
Can the spoken word community lead us in improving social justice efforts? A new book by acclaimed poet Javon Johnson considers the possibility.
Professor Lynn Comella on the adult store industry, a highly profitable segment of popular culture that scholars and policymakers know surprisingly little about.
The featured speakers from UNLV Creates share their wishes for this fall's incoming students.
McNair/AANAPISI programs for low-income, first-generation students matches undergrads with faculty mentors that share their focus and goals.
President’s 2017 Classified Employee of the Year Flor Cardona says she is living the American dream
UNLV has a commencement tradition for the president to select and highlight exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Get into the world of Filipino boxing and masculinity through postdoctoral scholar's research.
This alum says she chose to work at UNLV because she enjoyed attending the university so much that she just couldn't tear herself away.
Law professor Addie Rolnick and African American studies professor Brandon Manning on issues of race, self-defense, and Black Lives Matter.
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Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies In The News
In one year’s time, the Trump administration went from acknowledging the struggles of intersex people to pretending they don’t exist.
Biologists now think there is a larger spectrum than just binary female and male
A panel of educators and local indigenous tribe members discuss the importance of embedding local Native American education into lifelong learning as vital to our state’s prosperity, identity and preservation of a culture at risk of extinction.
On Oct. 14, the CW network debuted its transgender “Supergirl” character Dreamer/Nia Nal and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas gender and sexuality studies professor Dr. Erika Gisela Abad has given her insights into the character and its portrayal by transgender actress Nicole Maines.
Why TV’s latest superhero is just what we need
Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies Experts
Associate Professor, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Anita Tijerina Revilla is an activist scholar, artist, and associate professor and director of Gender and Sexuality Studies and Interdisciplinary Degree Programs.
Postdoctoral Research Associate
An expert in eating disorders, women's mental and physical health, and racial/ethnic health disparities.
Assistant Faculty In-Residence, Department of History
An expert in U.S. women's history, political activism, oral history, and feminism.