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Stella Oh

Professor of Women's and Gender Studies

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Biography

Professor Stella Oh completed her Ph.D. in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at UC Irvine with an emphasis in Gender Studies and Critical Theory. Professor Oh’s research and teaching interests revolve around representations of race, gender and war. Her research has appeared in several journals and anthologies, including LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory; Amerasia Journal; AJWS: Asian Journal of Women’s Studies; Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies. Her work has been published by Routledge, Cambridge Scholars Press, and University of Washington Press. Professor Oh co-organized the World Conference on Japanese Military Sexual Slavery, a three-day international conference with scholars, NGO’s, and survivors of the comfort system. She is currently working on a manuscript that explores the relationship between gender, race, and loss in graphic novels. Professor Oh teaches courses on contemporary literature, graphic narratives, and human trafficking.

Education

University of California at Irvine

Ph.D., English Language and Literature/Letters

2004

University of California at Los Angeles

B.A., English Language and Literature/Letters

1997

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Areas of Expertise

Human TraffickingGraphic NarrativesContemporary LiteratureRepresentations of Race, Gender and WarCritical TheoryGender Studies