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​Emily Starr Tulane University Department of Sociology

​Emily Starr

Visiting Assistant Professor


Emily Starr graduated with a BS in Sociology from the University of La Verne, a Master's in American Studies from California State University Fullerton, and a PhD in Sociology from Tulane University. Her research interests focus on gender, identity, work, and precariousness in contemporary labor markets. She teaches gender, sexuality, and social problems with a focus on structural theories of power, advancing intersectional and diverse perspectives, and rooting contemporary problems and phenomena within historical analyses and frameworks.