Deborah R Vargas headshot
Current Member

Deborah R Vargas

Affiliation

Social Science

Field of Study

Sociology of Culture (Feminist and Queer Studies)

Home Institution

Rutgers University

Professor Vargas’s research draws from queer of color critique, critical race feminism, Chicana/Latina studies, oral histories, borderlands theory, and queer ethnography to pose questions related to queer sexuality, racialized gender, cultural productions, and working/underclass aesthetics.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Social Science
current

Degrees

University of California, Santa Cruz
Ph.D.
2003

Appointments

Rutgers University
2017–2021
Associate Professor