Andrew Robbins

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  • Title: Doctoral Student
  • Additional Title: Graduate Employee
  • Office: 335 Hendricks Hall
  • Interests: queer and trans studies; cultural studies; film festivals; media industries


Andrew comes from a cultural studies tradition, having completed his master’s degree in the School of Culture and Communication at The University of Melbourne, Australia. As an interdisciplinary scholar who uses historical and ethnographic methods, Andrew's doctoral research centers around transgender film festivals and punk subcultural formations in San Francisco in the 1990s.

International Experience

Andrew lived outside of the US between 2009-2015, working, volunteering, and studying in Denmark, Singapore, and Australia. He is co-founder of Oregon's first trans and genderqueer film festival (



MA, Media and Communication, The University of Melbourne, 2015
BA, English, The Metropolitan State University of Denver, 2004

Areas of Expertise

  • Representations of gender, race, and class
  • Feminist media studies
  • Queer cinema