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Ina Kelleher

Urban Studies, Ethnography, Public Affect & Intimacies

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Bio & Research Interests

Ina Kelleher is a doctoral student in the department of Comparative Ethnic Studies with a Designated Emphasis in Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies. Her dissertation project analyses how grief and mourning are experienced and performed, both publically and privately, by mothers who lose their children to urban violence. Ina is also a Graduate Student Researcher with Dr. Nikki Jones on the project “Good Stranger” an ethnographic study of local police departments in the Bay Area. This research examines the daily routines of police and their encounters with civilians – bringing forth how the underlying logics of daily policing shaped by race, class and gender. 

Advisor:

Nikki Jones

Evelyn Nakano Glenn

Courses Taught or Assisted

Teaching Fellow, “Social Movements, Urban History & Memory in the East Bay,” Global Poverty and Practice, Blum Center, Spring 2014, University of California, Berkeley

Teaching Assistant, “ The Southern Border,” Ethnic Studies Department, Fall 2013, University of California, Berkeley

Teaching Assistant, “Ethnic American Film & Media,” Ethnic Studies Department, Spring 2013, University of California,

Berkeley Teaching Assistant, “Asian American Studies,” Ethnic Studies Department, Fall 2012, University of California,

Berkeley Teaching Assistant, “Immigration, Race & Culture: The Films of John Ford,” English Department, Spring 2008, Oberlin College