Jasmine Wade

Jasmine Wade

Position Title
CST PhD Student

Cultural Studies


Research Interests: Social movements, Critical race theory, Speculative fiction, Indigenous literature, Queer theory, Feminist theory and pedagogy, Comparative historical sociology, African-American history, culture and literature, Chinese history and culture

Fellowships, Grants, and Awards:

  • UC Davis Provost's Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (2017-2018)


  • UC Berkeley Extension, Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (2017)
  • Mills College, MFA in English and Creative Writing (2015)
  • Princeton University, BA in Sociology with a minor in African-American Studies (2011)


  • “Considerations for the Wizards Behind the Screens” Article in Northern California Writing Center Association Newsletter, Fall 2016
  • “Shadow of Death” Short story in Drunken Boat, Fall 2016
  • “If You Get There” Short story in TAYO Literary Magazine , Spring 2016
  • “Native Youth and Social Action” Article in Teaching Tolerance, Summer 2014


  • "Queer, Feminist, and Anti-racist Pedagogy in Practice,” Invited Presenter, Mills College, May 2017
  • “Building Reflective and Embodied Pedagogy in Social Justice-Minded Writing Centers,” Conference Presentation, Crossings Conference, April 2017
  • “Bringing Together the Mainstream and the Marginalized in FYC,” Invited Presenter, Mills College, May 2016
  • “Considerations for the Wizards Behind the Screens,” Conference Presentation, Northern California Writing Center Conference, April 2016
  • “Explorations of Failure: Writing, Community, Social Change,” Panel Appearance, AWP Off-Site Event, April 2016
  • “Afrosurrealism, Comic Books, and Social Justice,” Panel Appearance, Afrosurrealism Conference, March 2016