Felicia Nadel

Felicia Nadel

Graduate Assistant

Professional Summary

Felicia Nadel is an educator and writer currently holding a Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Master's Graduate Assistantship at the University of Cincinnati. She graduated with a dual Bachelor's in Women's & Gender Studies and English Literature from The University of New Hampshire in 2018. Her work background is in Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, LGBTQ+ Studies, Judaic Studies, English Literature, & Political Science.

Felicia has worked as a WGSS, LGBTQ+ Studies, Judaic Studies, and Art History Teaching Practicum, a queer Jewish feminist theory Research Assistant to Dr. Marla Brettschneider, a WGSS Mentor, a Safe Zones Facilitator, and a WGSS Outreach Intern. 

Areas of Specialization/Research:

Gender Theory, Queer Theory, Jewish Feminisms, Diaspora Studies, Critical Race Theory, Artistic Expression of Feminsisms, Literary Art as Feminism, Post-Colonial Theory

Notable Accomplishments/Publications:

·   Accredited Queer Jewish Feminist Theory research/writing for Dr. Marla Brettschneider in two of her feminist academic publications: LGBTQ Politics: A Critical Reader, and a feminist theory book still within the publishing process (2016, 2017)
·   Poem “Herbs and Spices” published in Lunation: A Good Fat Anthology of 114 Women Poets, a feminist literary anthology (2019)
·   Poem “I want a girlfriend who” published on artist platform One Collect Mediums (2019) & poetry platform Poetica (2020)
·   Poems “because I would recommend counting backwards” (2019) & “winter she sang” (2020) featured on the artist platform The Wicked Collective
·   Poem “heavy” featured on arts & humanities website Untwine Me (2020)
·   Creator of queer feminist literary blog Violet Futch (2018-present) paired with the poetry podcast Violet Futch (April 2020-present) 
·   Featured reader/speaker at a number of literary events such as Feminist Oasis, Prescott Park Arts Festival, and Beat Night of Book & Bar Portsmouth