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Ethnic Studies
Faculty & Staff
Julia C. Oparah Julia C. Oparah
Professor of Ethnic Studies
Department Head

At Mills since 1997

Office: Mills Hall 343
Phone: 510.430.3163
Email: jcoparah@mills.edu
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Faculty Office Hours
Days Time Room
T
and
10:30 - 12:00
by appointment
MH 343

Fall 2014 Schedule
Days Time Description Room
T 09:30AM-10:45AM ETHS 190
Research Method:Comms of Color
MH 135
TH 09:30AM-10:45AM ETHS 190
Research Method:Comms of Color
MH 135
TH 04:00PM-06:30PM ETHS 52/52
African Amer Women's History
MH 133
TBA TBA ETHS 52/52
African Amer Women's History
TBA


Education
  • PhD Sociology, University of Warwick (1997)
  • MA with Distinction, Race and Ethnic Studies, University of Warwick, Centre for Research in Ethnic Relations (1994)
  • MA Modern and Medieval Languages and Literature - Spanish and German, University of Cambridge, Clare College 1993
  • Diploma with Distinction, Community Practice, Luton University, (1991)
  • BA with Honors, Modern and Medieval Languages and Literature - Spanish and German, University of Cambridge, Clare College (1989)
Courses Taught
  • ETHS 052: African American Women's History: 'Lifting as We Climb'
  • ETHS 091: Research Methods in Ethnic Studies
  • ETHS 114: African Diasporic Representations in Film
  • ETHS 126: Theories of Race and Ethnicity
  • ETHS 150: Black Feminist Theory
  • ETHS 157: Race, Gender and the Criminal Justice System
  • ETHS 166: Women of Color in Social Movements
Professional Interests

African diaspora studies, Black British studies, black feminist theory, women of color organizing, transnational prison-industrial complex, women and transgender prisoners, black women and childbirth



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Activities & Resources


Message from the Chair

National Association for Ethnic Studies Conference

What Can I do with an Ethnic Studies Degree?

Meet Ethnic Studies Alumnae

Latina Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month

Black History Month

Pow Wow

SAMEAPI Awareness Now!

Ethnic Studies
Events


Awards

Ethnic Studies Fund

Womanist Journal

Women of Color Resource Center

Diversity at Mills

Events

Contact Information

P: 510.430.2080
F: 510.430.2067
E: ethnic_study@mills.edu

Last Updated: 1/8/14