CURRICULUM VITAE
COMPLETE CV:

Joseph Mann, Ph.D.

Feminist & LGBTQ Studies Scholar
Africanist & Gender Historian
EDUCATION
 
2015-2017

University of California, Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, California, USA

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Feminist Studies

Chair: Leila Rupp, Ph.D.

Committee: Eileen Boris, Ph.D. and Stephan Miescher, Ph.D.

Dissertation"Making a Scene":
                        Race, Class, and Sexuality in Cape Town

2013-2015

University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, California, USA

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Feminist Studies

Chair: Leila Rupp, Ph.D.

Committee: Eileen Boris, Ph.D. and Stephan Miescher, Ph.D.

Thesis"No Effort, No Entry":
               Vestimentary Systems in "Africa's Gay Capital"

2008-2012

University of Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky, USA

Bachelor of the Arts (B.A.)

Gender and Women's Studies

Magna Cum Laude with Departmental Honors

Bachelor of the Arts (B.A.)

Psychology

Magna Cum Laude

SELECTED EXPERIENCE
 
Spring 2018 - Present

Bluegrass Community and Technical College
Instructor of Women's and Gender Studies

Women's and Gender Studies in the Social Sciences

Introduces Women's and Gender Studies from a social science perspective. Historicizes the field and surveys work on enduring issues of power and privilege in society. Encourages finding ways to talk about marginalized experience, have conversations, and improve lives using social science methods.

Fall 2019 - Present

Midway University
Instructor of Gender

Introduction to Gender Studies; Women's Issues

Introduces Gender and Women's studies for a social science perspective using cross-cultural and interdisciplinary approaches. Analyzes relations of power marked by gender and how these relate to other social distinctions and processes.

Summer 2017

University of California, Santa Barbara
Teaching Fellow in Feminist Studies

Sex, Love, and Romance
Explores sex, love, and romance, desire, intimate relationships, and the policing of sexuality in transnational perspective. Examines the social construction of sexuality, how sexuality is experienced and given meaning, and how that meaning can change as people and their partners move through space and time.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
 

Book

Joseph Mann, Africa's Gay Capital: Liberating Masculinity in Cape Town (Albany: SUNY Press, 2020).

Peer-Reviewed Article

Joseph Mann, "'No Effort, No Entry': Fashioning Ubuntu and Becoming Queer in Cape Town," Sexualities 21(4): November 2017.

AWARDS AND HONORS
 

Diana Martin Innovation Award

Changing Classroom Cultures

Bluegrass Community and Technical College

March 2019

Gender and Social Justice: Global Research and Intersectionality Award
University of California, Santa Barbara
August 2015 - September 2017

Feminist Studies
Dissertation Fellowship
University of California, Santa Barbara
March 2014 - September 2017

Regents Fellowship
University of California, Santa Barbara

August 2013 - September 2017

Kate Black Award for
Activism and Scholarship

University of Kentucky

May 2012

Women's and Philanthropy Award

University of Kentucky
May 2011

SELECTED LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS
 
November 2017
"Kwanele, Kwanele": Free(ing) Gender in Cape Town

Individual Presenter

National Women's Studies Association
November 17, 2017
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Performing Ubuntu and Becoming Queer in Cape Town

Discussant

African Studies Association
November 18, 2017
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Gender, Sex, Authority in New African Publics

Panel Chair

African Studies Association
November 18, 2017
Chicago, Illinois, USA

 
CONTACT ME

Joseph Mann, Ph.D.

Feminist & LGBTQ Studies Scholar
Africanist and Gender Historian

Phone:

+1 805-298-0688           +27 (21) 81 363 81

 

Email:
jmann0022@kctcs.edu

jmann@umail.ucsb.edu
joseph.mann.femst@gmail.com

© 2018 Joseph Mann, Ph.D.