Christine Slaughter

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Education: 
B.A. Ethics, Politics & Economics, cum laude with distinction in Ethics, Politics, & Economics (Yale University)
Areas of Interest: 
Social movements, culture, and the intersection of race, gender, class and sexuality.

Christine Slaughter studies social movements, culture, and the intersection of race, gender, class and sexuality. Her dissertation project studies the efforts of activists in African-American and LGBTQ movements to shift cultural representations of their groups in the public sphere. Her previous work has examined gender and American political discourse using Nancy Pelosi as a case study, and the social meaning of humor and its connection to ideologies of race, gender, and sexuality in the New York Arab-American Comedy Festival.