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Brooks, Siobhan

Associate Professor of African American Studies

African American Studies

Office: 657-278-3847

Department: 657-278-4099



Siobhan Brooks is an associate professor of African American studies at Cal State Fullerton. She earned her Ph.D. in sociology from New School University. Brooks’ work explores the intersections sexuality, race, gender, class and mental health among LGBT urban identified Black women. She is the author of "Unequal Desires: Race and Erotic Capital in the Stripping Industry" (SUNY Press, 2010), which won the 2008 Queer Studies Prize. Brooks’ current research examines the ways inner-city Black LGBT- identified women negotiate identity and homophobia within their home communities in Los Angeles and Philadelphia.

Areas of Knowledge:
  • African American Politics
  • Black LGBT Studies
  • Black Feminism

  • African American Studies

Other Languages:

English, some Spanish

  • North America
  • South America