College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Humanities and Communication

Sriya Shrestha


Sriya Shrestha

Sriya received her PhD in American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California. She received an MA in liberal studies at the University of Michigan- Dearborn where she worked with the first Center for Arab American Studies and the Center for Automotive Heritage. Sriya teaches courses on race formation and gender with a focus on media, globalization, and critical theory. Her work on the history and expansion of dollar stores, the global skin-lightening industry, and transnational approaches to US inequality have been published in "Social Identities," "International Journal of Cultural Studies," and "The New Americanist."



Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies
School of Humanities & Communication

Office Location CAHSS 504-2137
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Areas of Expertise

Ethnic studies, race & gender

Courses Taught


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