Associate Professor and Chair, Women's and Gender Studies
Phone: (405) 325-3481
Dr. Traci Brynne Voyles s an Associate Professor and chair of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Oklahoma. She works in the fields of environmental history, environmental justice, Indigenous studies, feminist theory, and critical race studies. Her published books include The Settler Sea: California’s Salton Sea and the Consequences of Colonialism (University of Nebraska Press, Many Wests series, 2021) and Wastelanding: Legacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country (University of Minnesota Press, 2015). She is the author of several journal articles and essays, and the co-editor of the forthcoming collection Not Just Green, Not Just White: Race, Justice, and Environmental History with Mary E. Mendoza. Voyles specializes in working across disciplinary boundaries and has been a featured speaker in a range of multidisciplinary venues and research initiatives. Her current research undertakes an environmental history of childbirth in the long 20th century US.