Part-Time Lecturer of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Lisa McLean’s research focuses on gender and migration, exploring the grassroots mobilization of migrants and their families in response to displacement and border violence. Her most recent project was a multi-sited ethnography that analyzed the strategies and political demands of the Caravan of Central American Mothers of Disappeared Migrants. She has been a Visiting Research Fellow at the Kroc Institute at Notre Dame (2020-2021) as well as Dean’s Fellow for the Center for the Study of Gender and Conflict at George Mason University and her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and edited volumes including the Routledge Handbook of Peace and Conflict Studies. McLean’s
Related Schools & Departments
PhD, Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University
MA, Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Manitoba
BA, Political Studies, University of Manitoba
Gender, Social Justice, and Transnational Activism
Introduces key issues, themes, and debates in feminist transnational theory, practice, and activism in contemporary contexts and how it has changed under socioeconomic, political, and cultural processes of globalization. Offers students an opportunity to discuss the impact of globalization, neoliberalism, and state and intimate violence on gendered politics and relations and to contend with the politics of difference, to debate its challenges, and to imagine possible futures for transnational gender justice.