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Emma Velez

Emma Velez

Dual PhD candidate in Philosophy and Women's Studies


Biography:

Emma Velez is Ph.D candidate (ABD) and Andrew W. Mellon Dissertation Fellow in Philosophy and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She specializes in Latinx feminisms, decolonial theory, critical theory, and continental philosophy. Engaging the work of U.S. Latinx thinkers, her research demonstrates the contributions that decolonial feminisms make to re-thinking questions of identity, cross-cultural communication, and ethicopolitical strategies for decolonization.