Academics at Prescott College
Kaitlin Noss, ABD PhD
An alumna of Prescott College, Kaitlin completed her BA in Education and Social Justice and then completed her MA in Sociology and Equity Studies at the University of Toronto. Her academic and political work is concerned with race and knowledge production, feminist theories of difference, the relationship between queer theory and social justice work and critical investigations of development work and NGOs. Her current courses include: "Social Problems: Research Methods and Theories"; "History of Gender and Sexuality"; "Normalizing the Body: Race, Gender and Disability in U.S. Contexts"; "Decolonizing Development: Critical NGO Studies" and "Queering Utopia: Introduction to Queer Theory and Practices of Hope." Since 2005 she has worked with the Maasai Community Partnership Project to support Indigenous land rights claims and Maasai efforts to regulate the presence and practices of outside organizations and researchers in Maasailand. She welcomes inquiries from prospective students or anyone interested in bridging academic and activist work within and beyond the classroom.
BA, Education and Social Justice. Prescott College, 2005.
MA, Sociology and Equity Studies in Education. University of Toronto, 2010.
2010. Knowledge is made for cutting: Gelealogies of race and gender in female circumcision discourse. (Master's thesis). University of Toronto, Toronto, ON.