Andrew Joseph Pegoda

Faculty, Women's Gender Sexuality Studies; Religious Studies; First Year Writing, University of Houston
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Pegoda's research focuses on pedagogy, women’s studies, queer studies, queer theory, critical race theory, religious studies, film, cultural studies, history/historiography, historical memory, and public scholarship.


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"Blackboard and the Queerphobic Learning Management System," Andrew Joseph Pegoda, Anin Justice, September 22, 2021.
"Going a Little Unhinged: Some Raw, Informal Thoughts About Presidential Politics ," Andrew Joseph Pegoda, The Good Men Project, January 13, 2021.
"Privilege and Childhood Possessions," Andrew Joseph Pegoda, The Good Men Project, December 7, 2020.
"The Democratic Party Talks About Race By Not Talking About Race," Andrew Joseph Pegoda, Talking Points Memo, February 21, 2020.
"What People Still Get Wrong About Segregation," Andrew Joseph Pegoda, History / Opinion, Time, February 3, 2020.
"I Asked People Why They Don’t Vote, and This Is What They Told Me," Andrew Joseph Pegoda, The Conversation, January 17, 2020.


"Lawrence v. Texas" in Handbook of Texas (The State Historical Association, 2018).

Discusses the overruled Texas “Homosexual Conduct” law and the more broadly, overturned United States’s remaining laws that prohibited consensual same-sex sexual relationships on grounds that adults have a right to privacy and to liberty.

"Teaching Through Scenarios: Identities and Sexual Violences in the Gender Studies Classroom" Sexuality, Gender, and Policy 4, no. 1 (2021): 57-68.

Provides guidelines and scenarios as tools for teaching college students about identities and sexual violence.