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Iokepa Casumbal-Salazar

Education:

B.A., Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa; M.A., Political Science, University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa; Ph.D., Political Science – Indigenous Politics specialization, University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa

Dissertation:

Multicultural Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Struggle in Hawaiʻi: The Politics of Astronomy on Mauna a Wākea

Thesis Advisor:

Noenoe K. Silva, Professor of Political Science, University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa

Research Topic:

Telescopophilia: Towards an Indigenous Reading of Astronomy’s Gendered Aesthetic Practices

Mentor:

Mishuana Goeman, Professor of Gender Studies and American Indian Studies and Sharon Traweek, Professor of Gender Studies and History, University of California, Los Angeles

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Gender Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

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