Emily K. Hobson
Departments of History and Gender, Race, and Identity
Ph.D., American Studies and Ethnicity, University of Southern California
A historian of the 20th-century United States and a scholar of radical social movements, Dr. Hobson teaches and researches in the fields of American history, LGBT history, gender and queer studies, critical ethnic studies, and transnational American Studies. Prior to coming to the University of Nevada, she taught at the University of California Santa Barbara.
Dr. Hobson is completing her first book, Lavender and Red: Race, Empire, and Solidarity in the Gay and Lesbian Left, which is under contract with the University of California Press. The book draws on oral histories and archival research to examine gay and lesbian radicalism in the San Francisco Bay Area from the late 1960s through the end of the Cold War. Dr. Hobson examines anti-war activism, the Third World Left, and Latin American solidarity.
Read more about Emily Hobson at http://www.unr.edu/cla/history/people/EmilyHobson.htm