Ethnic Studies
Faculty & Staff
Julia Chinyere Oparah Julia Chinyere Oparah
Provost and Dean of the Faculty
Professor of Ethnic Studies

At Mills since 1997

Office: Mills Hall 204
Phone: 510.430.2096
Email: jcoparah@mills.edu
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Faculty Office Hours Spring 2018
Days Time Room
T 11:30 am-1:00 pm MH 202


Spring 2018 Schedule
Days Time Description Room
TH 02:30PM-05:00PM ETHS 126
Theories of Race and Ethnicity
MH 133


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








Last Updated: 3/15/18