Associate Professor of Sociology
Global and Sociocultural Studies
Office: SIPA 329
Chair: Global and Sociocultural Studies
Vrushali Patil is Associate Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Department of Global & Sociocultural Studies at Florida International University. She writes and teaches at the intersection of gender and sexuality studies, postcolonial/decolonial studies, and historical sociology. She has published in Ethnic and Racial Studies; Sociological Theory; Signs; Theory and Society; Gender & Society; Journal of Historical Sociology; Annals of Tourism Research;Tourism Geographies, Comparative Studies in Society and History; and Sex Roles, among other journals. Her latest book is titled Webbed Connectivities: The Imperial Sociology of Sex, Gender, and Sexuality (2022, University of Minnesota Press).
Areas of Expertise
Intersections of Race, Gender, Sexuality; Global Historical Sociology; Gender, Sexuality and Empire; Transnational/Postcolonial/Decolonial Feminism; Critical Media Studies; Critical Tourism Studies