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Heather Montes-Ireland

​Courses Taught

  • WGS 100 Women's Lives: Race, Class, & Gender
  • WGS 400 Feminist Theories
  • WGS 391 Methods and Scholarship in Women’s Studies (Winter 2018)

Areas of Interest

  • Economic violence, racial capitalism, and global economy
  • U.S. women of color and transnational feminisms
  • Latina/Chicana/Boricua studies
  • Queer of color critique and critical sexuality studies

Academic Works in Progress

Privatizing the Welfare Queen in the Age of Entrepreneurship: Racialized Women in Global Poverty Policy. Book Manuscript, in progress.

Professional Affiliations

  • National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)
  • Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (MALCS)
  • Critical Ethnic Studies Association (CESA)
  • Latino Studies Association (LSA)