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Pro Staff

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Dr. Anahi Russo Garrido

Director/Department Chair

Call: 303-615-1996

Email:  [email protected]

Bio:

Anahi Russo Garrido is an associate professor in Gender, women’s and sexuality studies at Metropolitan State University of Denver. She completed her PhD in Gender and Women’s Studies at Rutgers University, and postdoctoral fellowships at Carleton College and Brandeis University. Her research and teaching has focused on transnational sexualities, gender and sexuality in Latin America, queer and feminist theory and social justice organizing. More particularly, her current work investigates the transformation of intimacy in Mexico City in the lives of three generations of women participating in queer spaces. She is the co-editor of “Building Feminist Movements and Organizations” and has published articles on queer Mexico City in Women Studies Quarterly, NWSA Journal and the Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Societies. She is the author of the monograph”Tortilleras Negotiating Intimacy: Love, Friendship and Sex in Queer Mexico City” (Rutgers University Press, 2020).

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Eneri "Netty" Rodriguez Arauz

Associate Director

Call: 303-615-2036

Email: [email protected]

Bio:

Eneri “Netty” Rodriguez received their MA in Women’s Studies from San Diego State University and their BA in Chicana/o Studies and English Literature from UC Santa Barbara.  They moved to Denver in 2008 and joined the MSU Denver Gender Institute for Teaching and Advocacy as Affiliate Faculty the following summer.  Netty also worked for Project PAVE, a non-profit organization in Denver whose mission it is to empower youth to end the cycle of relationship violence. Netty has a particular interest in representations in media and popular culture, with an undeniable love for horror movies!

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Soj Sirivanchai

Retention and Success Advisor

Call: 303-615-2037

Email: [email protected]

Bio:

Soj Sirivanchai completed their B.S. in Biology, minoring in Chemistry from The University of Colorado, Denver.  They then went on to complete a Master of Science in Microbiology from the University of California, Berkeley.  As the first person in their family to attend college, Soj is most passionate about increasing access to higher education for historically underrepresented folks.  Soj hopes to assist students in finding their own empowerment through holistic advising, community building, and advocacy.

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Javonne Archibeque

Department Coordinator

Call: 303-605-5769

Email: [email protected]

Bio:

Javonne Archibeque (she/they) graduated from MSU Denver in the fall of 2017 with an individualized degree in Social Justice and Identity in Literature and Media, and a minor in Genders and Sexualities. She joined GITA (formerly the Institute for Womens Studies and Services) in early 2018 as a part-time temporary administrative assistant, and then was hired on as the department coordinator in fall 2019. Javonne’s family has lived in the Denver area for generations, and she feels very connected to this city and the Auraria campus.

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Main Line: 303-615-2052 | [email protected]

Hours of Operation: M-F 10am-4pm

Mailing Address:
Campus Box 36
PO Box 173362
Denver, CO 80217

Campus Location:
Boulder Creek, Room 132
950 10th Street Plaza
Denver, CO 80204