Stephanie Troutman Robbins

Stephanie Troutman Robbins (she/her) is a Black feminist scholar, mother, and first-generation college student. She is the department head of Gender & Women’s Studies at the University of Arizona, where she is also an associate professor of English. She is a formally affiliated faculty member in Africana Studies, Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies, and the LGBT Institute. She received a dual PhD in Curriculum & Instruction and Women’s Studies from the Pennsylvania State University in 2011. Her research interests include literacies focused on social justice, feminist pedagogy, critical race theory, film studies, Black feminist theory, schooling, identity/ies and education. She is co-author of the 2018 book, Narratives of Family Assets, Community Gifts, & Cultural Endowments: Re-Imagining the Invisible Knapsack (Lexington Books) and co-editor of the two-part encyclopedia, Race & Ethnicity in US Television (ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Press) published in 2021.