Samira Mehta

New Faculty Profile: Samira Mehta

Meet the newest addition to our faculty, Samira K. Mehta, assistant professor of Jewish Studies and Women and Gender Studies. Mehta received her PhD from Emory University in American Religious Cultures, and an MDiv from Harvard Divinity School specializing in Christianity and Culture. Her research and teaching focus on the intersections of religion, culture, and gender, including the politics of family life and reproduction in the United States.

Emmanuel David

David receives Best Should Teach Gold Award

Associate professor Emmanuel David has been awarded the 2019 Best Should Teach Gold Award from CU’s Graduate Teaching Program, which celebrates excellence in teaching, and is given in coordination with the School of Education, the College of Arts and Sciences and the Graduate School.


Montoya receives Craig L. Brians Award

Celeste Montoya, associate professor of WGST and director or the Miramontes Arts & Sciences Program (MASP), was recently awarded the Craig L. Brians Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research and Mentorship, by the political science education section of the American Political Science Association.