Lisa Kahaleole Hall (Kanaka Maoli) received an MA and PhD in Ethnic Studies from the University of California at Berkeley. She graduated with a BA cum laude in Women’s Studies from Yale University. Her research and teaching interests include the intersections of race, colonialism, and indigeneity with gender and sexuality. Hall is currently completing a book manuscript entitled Making Relations in the “House of Difference.” Prior to joining UVic, Hall was chair of the Women’s and Gender Studies program and the 2011-2016 National Endowment for the Humanities Preceptor in Women’s Studies at Wells College in Aurora, NY. Throughout her time at Wells, she maintained visiting and courtesy professor status within Cornell University’s American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program.
Area of expertise
Intersections of race, colonialism, and indigeneity with gender and sexuality.