Judy Rohrer

Judy Rohrer

Judy Rohrer is a scholar-activist and has written previously about whiteness, racial politics, and settler colonialism for both academic and popular audiences.  She is currently the Director of Women’s and Gender Studies at Eastern Washington University.

Articles by this author

A sign asking Navajo residents to stay safe and warning of a curfew near the Navajo Nation town of Casamero Lake in New Mexico on May 20, 2020. - The Navajo Nation now has the highest per capita COVID-19 infection rate in the country after surpassing New York. Views
Saturday, May 23, 2020
COVID-19 Reveals Viral Discrimination, Higher Ed Should Pay Attention
People are still saying “the virus doesn’t discriminate.” We know that’s just not true. We are not equally “all in this together.” The virus is hitting vulnerable populations the hardest—our elderly, those with underlying health conditions, unhoused people, Natives, Black and brown communities, and...
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Art at Friendship Park on the Tijuana-San Diego border. (Photo: Judy Rohrer) Views
Thursday, September 12, 2019
"The Stakes for Asylum Seekers Could Not Be Higher"
"The stakes for asylum seekers could not be higher." These words were penned by Justice Sonia Sotomayor in her joint dissent with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg to the Supreme Court ruling September 11 lifting a stay on a Trump administration rule that basically ends asylum on the U.S.-Mexico border...
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