Gayatri Gopinath, Director

Gayatri headshotGayatri Gopinath works at the intersection of transnational feminist and queer studies, postcolonial studies, and diaspora studies, and is the author of Impossible Desires: Queer Diasporas and South Asian Public Cultures (Duke UP, 2005). She has published numerous essays on gender, sexuality, and diasporic cultural production in journals such as GLQ, Social Text, positions, and Diaspora. She received her Ph.D. in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University, and her B.A. in Latin American Studies from Wesleyan University. Her new book, Unruly Visions: The Aesthetic Practices of Queer Diaspora, is forthcoming from Duke University Press in 2018. Recent articles and book chapters related to this project include: “Queer Visual Excavations: Akram Zaatari, Hashem El Madani, and the Reframing of History in South Lebanon,” Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies 13:2 (July 2017); “Who’s Your Daddy? Queer Diasporic Reframings of the Region,” in The Sun Never Sets: South Asians in the Age of US Empire, eds. Vivek Bald et al (NYU Press, 2013); “Archive, Affect and the Everyday: Queer Diasporic Re-Visions” in Political Emotions, eds. Ann Cvetkovich et al (Routledge, 2010) and “Queer Regions: Locating Lesbians in Sancharram,” in The Blackwell Companion to LGBT Studies, edited by Molly McGarry and George Haggerty (Blackwell, 2007).

Robert Campbell portraitRobert D. Campbell, LCSW, Associate Director

Robert has been with CSGS as an administrator since 2004. He holds a Master of Social Work degree from NYU Silver School of Social Work, is a psychoanalytic psychotherapy candidate at the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study Center (PPSC), and maintains an independent psychotherapy practice.

Robert also has a Master of Arts in British and American Literature from Hunter College, and he is a graduate of Eugene Lang College.

You can email him at robert.campbell(at)