Emma Velez

Assistant Professor, Gender & Women's Studies

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Research Interests

Emma Velez is are an Assistant Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies and affiliate faculty in Latina/Latino Studies and the Unit for Criticism and Interpretative Theory at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Her research interests include Latina and Latinx decolonial feminisms, critical theory, feminist theory, and critical philosophy of race.

Education/Academic qualification

Philosophy and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Ph.D., The Colonial Contract and the Coloniality of Gender, Pennsylvania State University

Award Date: Jun 15 2020


  • B Philosophy (General)
  • Continental Philosophy
  • Critical Theory
  • Feminist Philosophy
  • Latin American Philosophy
  • Decolonial Theory
  • Decolonial Feminism
  • Feminist Theory


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