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About Hui Wilcox, PhD

Born and raised in a rapidly changing China, Hui Wilcox received her Ph.D. in Sociology in 2004 from the University of Minnesota. Since then, she has been teaching at St. Catherine University and dancing/researching with Ananya Dance Theatre, a Twin Cities-based dance company based that has built a transnational women-of-color feminist contemporary dance aesthetics. Her research has been focused on sociology of dance especially in connection to immigrant identities, race/ethnicity, multiculturalism, and transnational feminism. She has also published research in critical food studies, feminist pedagogy/epistemology, and East African cultural studies. Wilcox is currently researching the historical contexts and socio-political implications of Ethiopian cultural performance, both in Ethiopia and its diaspora. 

Positions

Present Professor, Sociology, St. Catherine University Sociology Department
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Curriculum Vitae




Grants

2019 - Present Claiming Culture, Community, and Wellbeing: Older Chinese Americans in Minnesota
GHR
Role: Principal Investigator
$15,000
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Honors and Awards

  • Center for Women Research and Creative Work Award 2020

Courses

  • Asian American Identities
  • Family, Identity, Inequality
  • Principles and Concepts of Sociology

Education

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2004 PhD, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota ‐ Sociology
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1998 MA, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota ‐ Sociology
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Contact Information

Phone: 651-690-6707

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