Vanessa Lynn Lovelace

Ph.D. Candidate

Political Science

Research Interests

Gendering of black bodies with a particular focus on black masculinities, black and post-colonial feminist thought, politics of incarceration especially as it relates to the concept of blackness and U.S. involvement, legal regulation that leads to body regulation, the politics of space and human geography, and performance theory. She is also affiliated with the Women’s Studies department.


M.A., Political Science, University of Connecticut, 2011
B.A., U.C. Santa Cruz, 2008

Contact Information
Office LocationOak Hall 437