Director of the Graduate Program in Gender and Cultural Studies; Women's & Gender Studies and Philosophy Departments
Jo Trigilio received her Ph.D. in Philosophy with a concentration in Feminist Theory from the University of Oregon. Professor Trigilio has a special interest in the intersection of theory and practice. She specializes in oppression/liberation theories, including feminist and gender theories, race theories, and queer theory.
She is politically active in the queer community of Boston. Professor Trigilio has served on the board of directors for the National Women's and Gender Studies Association for six years. She is currently leading The Boston Dyke March History and Archive Project.
Teaching Areas & Topics
- Feminist Theory
- Race Theory
- Queer Theory
- Bio-Medical Ethics
- American Pragmatism
Awards & Honors
- Gregory Adamian Award for Teaching Excellence, Bentley College, 2005