Caitlin E Gunn

Caitlin Gunn is a PhD candidate in Feminist Studies. Her research interests include womanist and black feminist theory, Afrofuturism, race and gender in speculative fiction, and digital performances of race and gender. At the University of Minnesota, she was a 2014 recipient of the Diversity of Views and Experiences (DOVE) fellowship and a 2015-2016 Digital Humanities Fellow in the department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies.

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Arts: Religious Studies, Women's and Gender Studies, Beloit College, Beloit, WI, 2014.
Courses Taught
  • Senior Capstone Writing Seminar
  • Pop Culture Women: Black Women in Popular Culture
  • GLBT Social Movements: Queer Black Activism and Social Justice
  • Hashtagging from the Margins: Gunn, Caitlin, Edited by Sonja M. Brown Givens and Keisha Edwards Tassie, Lexington Books, Women of Color and Social Media Multitasking: Blogs, Timelines, Feeds, and Community, 2015.
  • Review of¬†Speculative Blackness: The Future of Race in Science Fiction, by andr√© m. carrington: Gunn, Caitlin, Souls, Vol. 18, Iss. 2-4 , 2016.