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College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Sharon Pankey Doetsch-Kidder

Sharon Pankey Doetsch-Kidder

Sharon Pankey Doetsch-Kidder

Sharon Doetsch-Kidder teaches academic research and writing with INTO Mason.  She completed her PhD in English and Feminist Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), and her BA and MA at Georgetown University.

Doetsch-Kidder's recent book, Social Change and Intersectional Activism: The Spirit of Social Movement, argues for the centrality of spirit to the work of antiracist feminist scholarship and social change.  Her areas of interest include social movements, race and ethnic studies, theories of genders and sexualities, pedagogy, mindfulness education, and the globalization of liberal arts education.  She also teaches meditation, mindfulness, and aikido in the local community.

Selected Publications

Social Change and Intersectional Activism: The Spirit of Social Movement. Palgrave Macmillan: 2012.

"Loving Criticism: A Spiritual Philosophy of Social Change." Feminist Studies 38:2 (Summer 2012)

"My story is really not mine': An Interview with Latina Trans Activist Ruby Bracamonte" Feminist Studies 37:2 (Summer 2011).