Comparative American Studies
Department Chair:
Shelley Lee

Administrative Assistant:
Linda Pardee

Department Email:

Phone: (440) 775-8390
Fax: (440) 775-8644

King 105
10 N. Professor Street
Oberlin, OH, 44074-1095

Gilda Rodríguez

Gilda Rodríguez

Visiting Assistant Professor, Politics & CAST
Consortium for Faculty Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow

Contact Information


King 141H
(440) 775-6278

Gilda Rodriguez

Gilda Rodríguez

Educational Background

  • A.B., Feminist and Gender Studies and French, Bryn Mawr College, 2007
  • M.A, Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles, 2009
  • Ph.D., Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles, 2014 (expected)

Gilda Rodríguez is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Comparative American Studies and Politics and a Consortium for Faculty Diversity postdoctoral fellow. Her research and teaching interests include the theory and practice of citizenship, transnational politics, the history of political thought, feminist and queer theory, and race and ethnicity in the Americas. Prior to coming to Oberlin, Professor Rodríguez taught at University of South Florida, Kenyon College, and UCLA. In 2014-2015, she is teaching "The Politics of Indigeneity" and "The Problem of Citizenship: From Aristotle to Arizona."