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PhD Students


Judson Barber

Doctoral Student

jgbarber@utexas.edu

Interests: Public memory, public history, prison and carceral studies, restorative justice, cultural and human geography, feminist geographies, emotional and affective geographies, architecture and urban design, postmodernism, hyperreality, amusement, leisure, and cultures of American recreation.

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Zoya Brumberg

Doctoral Student

zoyabrumberg@utexas.edu

Interests: The American west, migration, historiography, myth-making, public space, historic and environmental preservation practices, travel memoirs, landscapes as literary characters, 1960s-70s foraging and DIY guides, road trip movies, natural history museums, communicating on these topics heuristically

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Leah Butterfield

Doctoral Student

l.butterfield@utexas.edu

Interests: Transnational Feminism, Queer Theory, Memoir and Personal Essay, Tourism Studies, Immigration Studies, Digital Humanities

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Caroline Johnson

Doctoral Student

cejohnson@utexas.edu

Interests: Images and visual culture, popular culture, comics and political cartoons, youth culture, consumer history, speech play and verbal art, gender theory

Andrea Remoquillo

Doctoral Student

andii.remo@gmail.com

Interests: Asian-American studies, transnational feminism, Filipino/a postcolonial studies, Filipino/Filipino-American diaspora, gender and sexual identity formation in the contemporary U.S., popular culture studies, ethnography.