Sociology Graduate Students

Robin C Gabriel
  • Pronouns she/her
  • Title
    • Graduate Student
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Sociology Department
  • Affiliations Feminist Studies Department
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • Rachel Carson College Academic Building, 314
  • Mail Stop Rachel Carson College Faculty Services
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High St.
    • Santa Cruz California 95064

Research Interests

Decoloniality, postcolonialism, and anti-colonialism 


Social history


Gender and sexuality 


Biography, Education and Training

My research focuses on the poetics of Palestinian resistance/re-existence from the diaspora

M.A., Peace and Conflict Management Studies, University of Haifa, Occupied Palestine (2016)

B.A., Sociology & Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, University of Washington, Seattle (2014)

Honors, Awards and Grants

FLAS fellowship, Summer 2022

UCSC Regents’ Fellowship - 2019-2020

ISAB Endowed Fund – Study Abroad Scholarship -  2013


“Soar Award” for Outstanding Adjunct Faculty of the year, Columbia Basin College, Pasco, WA 2019

Faculty of the Year Nominee, Yakima Valley College, Grandview, WA 2016/17

Herring-Phelps Award for Scholarly Activism, University of Washington, 2014