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Priya Kandaswamy

Priya Kandaswamy is an assistant professor of women's studies at Portland State University. She received her Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies from the University of California at Berkeley. Her current project analyzes race and the rhetoric of family values in historical and contemporary debates about social welfare in the U.S. Her research and teaching interests include examining the intersections of race, gender, sexuality and class in such contemporary issues as globalization, immigration, the welfare system, the criminal justice system, and violence against women.

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