Erika Abad
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Erika Abad, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor-in-Residence, Gender & Sexuality Studies and Interdisciplinary Degree Programs

Department(s)
Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies
Office
CBC-B 408
Mail Code
5027
Phone
702-895-0513
Fax
702-895-0850

Biography

Assistant Professor-in-Residence in Gender and Sexuality Studies in the Interdisciplinary Studies Program, Erika Gisela Abad received her Ph.D. from Washington State University. Prior to joining IDP/GSS, Dr. Abad was Chicago-based oral historian for the Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College. Beyond Puerto Rican, Latinx, and Gender Studies, she is a well-published essayist, poet, and fiction writer, most recently writing a poem and creative reflection to the Pulse-Orlando tragedy. She is also a regular writer for Women in Higher Education.