Welcome Professor Roderick Ferguson

We are thrilled to have the opportunity to welcome the arrival of our new colleague, Roderick Ferguson, to UIC. He is faculty in the Departments of African American Studies and Gender and Women’s Studies. Additionally, Rod is the co-director of the Racialized Body research cluster at UIC. Rod is the author of several important books on race and queer theory and was for fourteen years a professor of race and critical theory in the Department of American Studies at the University of Minnesota, serving as chair of the department from 2009 to 2012.