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Jaynelle Nixon

Jaynelle Nixon

Jaynelle Nixon

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor


Women's and Gender Studies
340E Sims Hall
Office: 315.443.3707


  • BA/English
  • MLA/Literature
  • MAES/European Studies
  • PhD/Global Gender & Sexuality Studies
Biographic Overview

Jaynelle Nixon is an interdisciplinary scholar.

Research Interests

Her research interests focus on the body and how certain bodies are surveilled and treated in public space.

Research Specializations

Queer Theory, Black Feminism, Cultural Studies, Disability Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Film Studies, Media Studies


Vice Chair, Syracuse Urbanism Club, the Syracuse subchapter of the Congress for New Urbanism, NY

Honors and Awards

PLASMA (Performances, Lectures, and Screenings in Media Art) 2023 guest speaker at University at Buffalo.