Oluwakemi “Kemi” Balogun
|Office||311 Hendricks Hall|
|Fall Office Hours||Tuesday 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Thursday 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
and by appointment
|Affiliations||Department of Sociology|
Research & Interests
- Africana Studies
- Balogun, Oluwakemi M. (2012) “Cultural and Cosmopolitan: Idealized Femininity and Embodied Nationalism in Nigerian Beauty Pageants.” Gender & Society 26(3): 357-381.
- Balogun, Oluwakemi M. (2011) “No Necessary Tradeoff: Context, Life Course and Social Networks in Second-Generation Nigerian Immigrant Identity Formation in the USA.” Ethnicities 11(4): 436-466.
- Forthcoming 2013. “Refashioning Global Bodies: Embodiment in Nigerian Beauty Pageants and the Vietnamese Sex Industry,” co-authored paper with Kimberly Hoang, Global Beauty, Local Bodies edited by Erynn Masi de Casanova and Afshan Jafar, New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Professor Balogun received her B.A. from Pomona College in 2003. She received a Ph.D. in Sociology with a Designated Emphasis in Women, Gender, and Sexuality from the University of California, Berkeley in 2012. She joined the faculty at the University of Oregon in 2013.