Charles, Nicole

Assistant Professor Historical Studies

Contact Information

Room: 
EH 307B
Mailing Address: 
3359 Mississauga Rd., Erindale Hall
City: 
Mississauga
Province: 
ON
Postal Code: 
L5L 1C6
Office Hours: 
T 1:30 - 3:00 and by appointment
Nicole Charles

Nicole Charles is an Assistant Professor of Feminist Studies in Culture and Media in the Department of Historical Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga, with a graduate appointment in the Women and Gender Studies Institute at the St. George campus.

Her research engages transnational feminism, Caribbean studies and science and technology studies with an emphasis on cultures of biomedicine, health, and the politics of race and biotechnologies. Her forthcoming book manuscript examines the (post)colonial, transnational and affective politics behind the promotion and refusal of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Barbados. Nicole has been funded through the Office of the Vice President of Research, UTM's Research and Scholarly Activity Fund for her project, "Suspicion: Vaccines, Biotechnologies and the Affective Politics of Protection in Barbados."

Current Courses: 
WGS205H5: Introduction to Feminism and Popular Culture
WGS337H5: Special Topics in Women and Gender Studies – Cultures of Race and Surveillance
WGS470H5: Feminism and Popular Culture