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Elizabeth Philipose, Ph.D.

Associator Professor
Academic Advisor

 

Liz Philipose at the FDR memorial in Washington, DC. The sign quotes President Roosevelt: The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much, but whether we provide enough to those who have too little.

Dr. Philipose at the FDR memorial in Washington, DC. The sign quotes President Roosevelt: The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much, but whether we provide enough to those who have too little.

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Courses taught

I/ST 200 (Introduction to International Studies); Feminism and Globalization; Feminism and International Human Rights; Feminist Theory; Special Topics: Race and Sexuality in a Global Context; I/ST 490 (Senior Research Seminar).

Biography

Dr. Liz Philipose has worked as a consultant and a researcher with international human rights organizations and the United Nations on a range of issues, including women’s rights, racism, nationalism, migration, trafficking, landlessness, property rights, violence, war and globalization. She received her PhD in Political Science from York University, and has taught in Political Science and Women’s Studies departments.

Since coming to CSULB in 2002, Dr. Philipose has taught courses on globalization, international human rights, feminist theory, and international studies. Her research is on the laws of war, social movements for peace, the use of torture, colonial history, the role of emotions in global politics, sexual violence, and the intersection between gender, race, sexuality, nation and empire in global politics. Her work has appeared in leading academic journals such as Signs, Hypatia, and the International Feminist Journal of Politics, and in notable edited collections such as Feminism and War, ed. Chandra T Mohanty, and War and Terror, ed. Mary Hawkesworth. She held the prestigious RWW Endowed Professorship in Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University, Canada, 2005-2006.

Throughout her work, Dr. Philipose’s commitment is to empower students to know themselves as agents of social transformation, and to facilitate a growing consciousness about our collective planetary citizenship.