Janni Aragon, University of Victoria

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Adjunct Professor Political Science Victoria, British Columbia jaragon@uvic.ca Office: (250) 853-3582

Bio/Research

Dr. Janni Aragon (BA/MA San Diego State University, MA/PhD UC Riverside) is a Senior Instructor of Political Science at the University of Victoria. She has taught American Politics, Political Theory, Gender and Politics, Feminist Theory, Gender and International Relations, Model United Nations Si...

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Bio/Research

Dr. Janni Aragon (BA/MA San Diego State University, MA/PhD UC Riverside) is a Senior Instructor of Political Science at the University of Victoria. She has taught American Politics, Political Theory, Gender and Politics, Feminist Theory, Gender and International Relations, Model United Nations Simulation, Internship in Political Science, as well as numerous Women's Studies courses at the University of Victoria and San Diego State University.

Dr. Aragon's research interests include: Gender and Politics, American Politics, Women and Technology, Third Wave Feminisms, Social Movements, and Transnational Feminism. She has been published in New Political Science, Women's Studies Quarterly, and the International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics. She is currently working on a project focused on pedagogy, popular culture, and technology entitled, "Feminist Pedagogical Border Crossing: Using Popular Culture to Teach Globalization to the 'Net Gen.'"

Dr. Aragon regularly collaborates with her undergraduate students and is currently working on a project about Blogging in the Classroom, and another about Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin.

Dr. Janni Aragon is the local host for the Canadian Political Science Association’s 2013 meeting to be held at UVIC. She is also the Section Chair for the Teaching and Learning Section.

Dr. Janni Aragon is the 2011-2013 Chair of the Academic Women’s Caucus at UVIC. In this capacity, Aragon represents all women faculty and librarians at all equity, diversity, and human rights meetings. She also sits on the Senate in the Learning and Teaching Committee.

Dr. Janni Aragon served as the 2010-11 President of the Caucus for Women and Gender Justice for the Western Political Science Association (WPSA).

Dr. Aragon has served as the Chair of the Gender and Politics section and Teaching, Research, and Professional Development section of regional political science associations. Dr. Aragon and Dr. Kathleen Jones co-coordinated the Feminist Theory Conference at the WPSA in 2009.


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