2017｜Ph.D., City University of New York, Graduate Center, New York, NY
PhD in Critical Social Psychology
Women's and Gender Studies Certificate
2013｜M.A. & M.Phil., City University of New York, Graduate Center, New York, NY
M.A. & M.Phil. in Critical Social Psychology
2009｜B.S., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Minor in Women's Studies
Fall 2017 ｜ Assistant Professor, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department, University at Albany, State University of New York
2013-2017｜Guest Faculty, Psychology Department, Sarah Lawrence College
- Psychology of Women and Gender: From Social Structures to Lives. (Fall 2013, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, & Spring 2017)
- Psychology and Social Change: A Critical Social Psychology Perspective. (Spring 2014 & Fall 2016)
2015-2016｜Adjunct Faculty, Interdisciplinary Studies Program, John Jay College, CUNY
- Gender, Sex, and Justice: Animals and the Other. (Fall 2015 & Fall 2016)
2011-2013｜Adjunct Faculty, Psychology Department, Hunter College, CUNY
- Human Sexualities. (Fall 2011 & Fall 2012)
- Psychology of Women. (Spring 2012 & Spring 2013)
FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS
- Marilyn J. Gittell Dissertation Fellowship for Publicly Engaged Scholarship 2015-2016
- Koonja Mitchell Memorial Prize for Social Justice Dissertation Research 2015
- Enhanced Chancellor's Fellowship, Graduate Center, CUNY 2010-2015
- Professional Staff Congress-CUNY 45 Research Award 2014-2016
- The Advanced Research Collaborative Knickerbocker Award 2014
- Globalization, Health, and Social Justice Fellowship, Graduate Center, CUNY 2013
- Asian Pacific Islander Queer and Trans Community Scholarship, APIQWT 2011
- Genes and Gender Scholarship 2010
Liu, W. (2017). Restarting from shameful places: Toward a queer psychology of affect. In Special Issue: Affect & Subjectivity. Subjectivity, 10(1). Access link.
Lara, A., Liu, W., Ashley, C., Nishida, A., Liebert, R., & Billies, M. (2017). Affect and subjectivity. Editorial introduction in special issue: Affect & Subjectivity. Subjectivity, 10(1)., 30-43. Access link.
Hsu, F., Hioe, B. & Liu, W. (2017). Collective Statement on Taiwan Independence: Building Global Solidarity and Rejecting US Military Empire. American Quarterly, 69(3), 465-468. Access link.
Liu, W., Huang, A., Ma, J. (2015). Young Activists, New Movements: Contemporary Chinese Queer Feminism and Transnational Genealogies. In Special Issue: Young Feminists. Feminism & Psychology, 25(1), 11-17. Access link.
Liu, W. (2015). The Embodied Crises of Neoliberal Globalization: The Lives and Narratives of Filipina Migrant Domestic Workers. Women’s Studies International Forum, 50, 80-88. Access link.
劉文，2015，〈酷兒左翼「超英趕美」？「同性戀正典化」的偏執及臺灣同志運動的修復詮釋〉，《應用倫理評論》第58期，頁101-128。文章連結。[ Liu, W. (2015). The Queer Paranoia of Homonormativity and Reparative Reading of Taiwanese LGBT Movement. In Special Issue: Same-Sex Marriage. Applied Ethics Review, 58, 101-128.]
- Liu, W., & Opotow, S. (2014). Aggression and violence: causes and correctives. In M. Deutsch, P. Coleman, and E. Marcus (Eds.), Handbook of Conflict Resolution, Third Edition (pp. 681-707). San Francisco, CA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
SELECTED SCHOLARLY PRESENTATIONS
- Liu, W. (2016, July). Beyond orientalism and cultural essentialism: Queer neoliberalism in China. Presented on a panel, Gender and Sexuality: Emerging Issues in Developing Countries, at the 31st International Congress of Psychology. Yokohama, Japan.
- Liu, W. (2015, August). Neoliberal multicultural subject-making in psychology: Model minority in transnational geopolitics. Presented on Division 24 panel, The Indispensable Subject of Psychology—Theory and Research on Subjectivity, at the 124th American Psychological Association Conference. Toronto, Canada. Full text.
- Liu, W. (2015, August). Queer Asian diaspora as a method for immigrant subjectivity. Presented on Division 44 panel, Method Matters—The Value of Qualitative Inquiry Within a Socially Responsible LGBTQ Psychology, at the 124th American Psychological Association Conference. Toronto, Canada. Full text.
- Liu, W. (2015, February). Restarting from “shameful” places: Toward a queer psychology of affect. Presented on a panel, Twists and Turns: Using Affect Studies for Psychological Inquiry, at the 2nd Critical Social Psychology Conference: Affect, Embodiment, and Politics. Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain.
- Liu, W. (2012, June). The affects of movement: Running as an enactment of embodied crisis in the context of labor migration. Presented on a panel, Staying and Moving: Facing Foreclosures, Aging in Place, Provocative Policing in Stop-and-Frisk, and Domestic Work as a Site of Struggle and Analysis, chaired by Dr. Susan Saegert, at the 9th Biennial Convention of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Charlotte, North Carolina.
- Liu, W. (2011, October). The dilemmas of justice: the life stories of Southeast Asian migrant domestic workers in Taiwan. Presented on a panel, Critical Psychology in Revolting Times, chaired by Dr. Michelle Fine, at International Herbert Marcuse Society Fourth Biennial Conference: Critical Refusals. University of Pennsylvania, PA.
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
- Liu, W. (2016, November). Contemplating Solidarities for Mutual Liberation: Inherent Tensions and Potentials. A workshop at the 37th National Women's Studies Association Conference: Decoloniality. Montréal, Québec.
- Liu, W. (2014, November). Young Activists, New Movements: Contemporary Chinese Queer
Feminism and Transnational Genealogies. Presented on a panel, Queering the Western Queer Theory in Contemporary China, at the 35th National Women's Studies Association Conference: Feminist Transgressions. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
- Liu, W. (2014, May). When is Queer “Queer Enough”? A Critical Inquiry of Identity and the Body.
Presented on a panel, The Future of Queer Collectivity: Identity, Violence, and the Academy, at the 2nd
Queer Places, Practices, and Lives Conference. Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
Race and Ethnic Studies
- Liu, W. (2016, June). Queer China and Homonational Taiwan? The Troubles of Queer Transnationalism. Presented at the panel, Transnational LGBTQ Movements and Impossible Desire, at the 22nd North American Taiwan Studies Association Annual Conference. Toronto, Canada. Full text.
- Liu, W. (2013, September). Queer vulnerability and therapeutic governance: A critique of stigmatized queer identity on the grounds of Taiwan’s emergent LGBT movement. Presented on a panel, Coming Out as Psychologists: Queering, Communizing, and Abolishing Psychology for Liberatory Possibilities through Radical Epistemologies, Theories, and Movements, at the 2nd Critical Ethnic Studies Association Conference, Decolonizing Future: Intellectual Legacies and Activist Practices. University of Illinois at Chicago.
SELECTED INVITED TALKS
- Queer Time and Space: Queer Movements and the American Cities, Fembooks, Taipei, Taiwan (2016 July)
- Revisiting This Bridge Called My Back: A Conversation about Post-Colonial Queer Feminist Identity, YMCA of the City of New York (2016 June)
- Critical Psychology and Queer Asian Americanness, the Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, Western Washington University (2016 February)