Ethel Brooks is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Women's and Gender Studies and Sociology at Rutgers University. Her fields of interest include gender and labor, critical political economy, globalization, social movements, post-colonialism, and critical race theory. CLICK HERE and scroll down for the INTERVIEW!
Brooks has conducted research on a host of sites around the world including in London, Istanbul, Fall River, San Salvador, Dhaka and York City.
She is currently working on two book projects: Disrupting the Nation: Land Tenure, Productivity and the Possibilities of a Romani Post-Coloniality, and (Mis)Recognitions and (Un)Acknowledgements: Visualities, Productivities and the Contours of Romani Feminism, both of which focus on political economy and cultural production and the increasing violence against Romani (Gypsy) citizens worldwide. Her op-eds on the expulsion of Romani people in various European countries have recently appeared on “The Guardian”. She is also writing an article on “Missing Pakistanis: Gender, Citizenship and the Muslim Everyday,” on the limits and possibilities of writing about Pakistanis in the wake of the war on terror.
Stop This State Persecution of Roma - August 18, 2010
Budget Undermines Progress on Roma Inclusion - July 1, 2010
Read Ethel Brooks' profile on Rutgers Focus - February 22, 2011: