Sherene Razack

Distinguished Professor, Gender Studies; Penny Kanner Endowed Chair in Women's Studies


Contact Information

Email    sherenerazack@ucla.edu
Office  6240 Public Affairs

Sherene H. Razack is a Distinguished Professor and the Penney Kanner Endowed Chair in Women’s Studies. Her research and teaching focus on racial violence.  She is the founder of the virtual research and teaching network Racial Violence Hub (RVHub). 

Selected Publications

2015.  Dying From Improvement: Inquests and Inquiries into Indigenous Deaths in Custody. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

2014    Co-editor with Suvendrini Perera. At The Limits of Justice: Women of Colour on Terror. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014.

2010    Co-editor with Malinda Smith and Sunera Thobani. States of Race: Critical Race feminism for the 21st Century. Toronto: Between the Lines.

2008, 2009.  Casting Out: Race and the Eviction of Muslims From Western Law and Politics. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

2011 La Chasse Aux Musulmans. Evincer Les Musulmans de L’Espace Politique. Montreal: Lux Editeur. [French translation of Casting Out including a preface to the French edition.]

2004    Dark Threats and White Knights: The Somalia Affair, Peacekeeping and the New Imperialism. University of Toronto Press.

2002,   Editor. Race, Space and the Law: Unmapping a white settler society. Toronto: Between the Lines.

1998, 1999, 2001. 2006 Looking white people in the eye: gender, race and culture in courtrooms and classrooms. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

1991    Canadian feminism and the law: The women's legal education and action fund and the pursuit of equality. Toronto: Second Story Press.