Jessica Calvanico

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Jessica Calvanico
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Jessica Calvanico is a Ph.D. Candidate at UC Santa Cruz in Feminist Studies with concentrations in Critical Race & Ethnic Studies and Visual Studies. Her research explores subjectivity, the law, photography, histories of sexuality, and U.S. girlhoods by examining carceral institutions (like reformatories, orphanages, and workhouses) for youth in New Orleans. Her article, "Arson Girls, Matchstrikers, and Firebugs: A Reflection on Rage, Racialization, and the Carcerality of Girlhood" is forthcoming (2021) in Signs: A Journal of Women in Culture and Society.
Education

B.A. Anthropology, The George Washington University, 2008

M.A. Social Sciences, University of Chicago, 2009

M.A. Feminist Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2016

PhD Candidate, Feminist Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz, ABD