Jessica Martinez-Tebbel is an expert in gender studies and feminist teacher-scholar skilled in teaching, research, and community building.
She has a background in anti-violence advocacy. Her background in service and activism translates directly into an intellectual ethos that centers actionable goals and measurable outcomes, inside and outside the classroom. She is a skilled and passionate teacher, and one of her favorite things is to help people understand issues of gender, race, class, sexuality, structural inequality, privilege, and power. She is available for diversity consultation and short-term projects. She can help you bring an intersectional lens to your projects.
University of California - Los Angeles
Ph.D., Gender Studies
Minnesota State University
M.Sc., Women's Studies
Areas of Expertise
Feminism, Justice & DecolonizationFeminist CultureGender StudiesWomen's StudiesGender and Social Movements
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Storied Children: Exploring the Child in 9/11 Narratives
The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, are narrated as a critical moment in United States history. This dissertation is about that narration—the story of 9/11, and the affective nationalisms that accompany that story, as it is told to, through, and around the figure of the child.