Dr. Michaela Moura-Koçoğlu earned her Ph.D. in Postcolonial Anglophone Literatures and Cultures from Goethe-University in Frankfurt, Germany. Dr. Moura-Koçoğlu’s research interests include Indigenous Feminism; Studies in Gender Violence and Trauma; Women and Genocide; Global Online Violence Against Womxn; Trans-Indigenous Literary Studies. She is the author of Narrating Indigenous Modernities: Transcultural Dimensions in Contemporary Māori Literature (2011). Her recent article “Decolonizing Gender Roles in Pacific Women’s Writing: Indigenous Feminist Theories and the Reconceptualization of Women’s Authority” was published in the journal Contemporary Women’s Writing (2017). At FIU's Center for Women and Gender Studies, Dr. Moura-Koçoğlu teaches Introduction to Global Women’s and Gender Studies, Feminist Theory, Gender and Genocide, as well as courses on Gender Violence and Global Women’s Writing.
Indigenous Feminism Gender Violence and Trauma Women and Genocide Global Online Violence Against Womxn Trans-Indigenous Literary Studies