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Christina Juhasz-Wood

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Christina Juhász-Wood is a first-year Ph.D. student in the American Studies Department at the University of New Mexico (UNM) and is pursuing a graduate certificate in Women Studies. Her research interests include feminist and queer studies, neoliberalism, settler colonialism, and economic and racial justice. She graduated from Smith College in 2006, where she majored in government. She co-founded a feminist organization on campus, worked with the Northampton Homeless Shelter and the Five-College Antiwar Coalition, and interned with the Native American Rights Fund. After graduating, she was employed for two years at the American Civil Liberties Union in New York, where she worked on First Amendment cases. She completed her master’s degree at UNM in 2011; her thesis is entitled “Assembling the Poor People’s Campaign (1968): Queer Activism and Economic Justice.” While working towards her MA, she taught two undergraduate “Environment, Science, and Technology” courses for the American Studies Department. She currently holds the Senator Jeff Bingaman Fellowship with the UNM Center for Southwest Research and a research assistant position with the Women Studies Department. She can be contacted at