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dp patrick
Dr. dp patrick
Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies|Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Dr. dp patrick
Office Location
Draper 104B
Office Hours
  • Please contact me via e-mail to schedule an appointment.
Class Schedules
  • WGS124A, Tuesday & Thursday, 10:00–11:50 a.m.
  • WGS124B, Tuesday & Thursday, 1:00–2:50 p.m.
  • WGS200, Monday & Wednesday, 8:40–10:30 a.m.
  • WGS124A
  • WGS124B
  • WGS200

Dr. dp patrick (they/them/etc) is a scholar, activist, educator, facilitator, and artist-poet-creator. Their scholarly and activist work focuses on transfeminist and queer autonomous politics, radical geographies and place-making, queer/feminist ecologies, activist archiving, and transversal movements for social transformation and collective liberation. Their journey has unfolded in long-term collaboration with the Bologna, Italy based collective Laboratorio Smaschieramenti and through engaged solidarity and action with Black and Indigenous led anti-colonial and anti-racist movements, labor union organizing, transnational transfeminisms, and Buddhist pedagogies and contemplative practices. As an artist-poet-creator, Dr. patrick combines contemplative practice with multiple media, especially house music, to connect with and heal lineages shaped by patriarchy, white supremacy, and settler colonialism. At Berea, Dr. Patrick is continuing to deepen their practice as an educator, including by working with the radical and transgressive pedagogies of bell hooks and her interlocutors, collaborators, and contemporaries.

  • Ph.D., Environmental Studies, York University, Toronto, Canada (2019)
  • M.A., Sociology and Social Anthropology, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary (2011)
  • B.A., Metropolitan Studies, New York University, New York City, United States (2008)
Publications & Works
  • Dr. patrick's work has appeared in numerous journals and other publications and venues, including: Environment & Planning D: Society and Space, Social & Cultural Geography, Antipod: A Radical Geography Podcast, The Avery Review, Revisita Feminismos, Ecozon@, and The Guardian. In 2021, they were co-editor of A Feminist Urban Theory for Our Time: Rethinking Social Reproduction and the Urban (eds. Linda Peake, Elsa Koleth, Gökbörü Sara Tanyildiz, Rajyashree N. Reddy, and dp patrick, Wiley-Blackwell/Antipode Book Series). They have contributed to several other edited collections, including: Spaces of Spirituality (eds. Nadia Bartolini, Sara MacKian, and Steve Pile, Routledge, 2018), Deconstructing the High Line (eds. Christoph Linder and Brian Rosa, Rutgers University Press, 2017), and Rethinking Life at the Margins: Assemblage, Subjects and Spaces (Routledge, 2016).