Ethel Brooks

Prof. Dr. Ethel Brooks is Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Sociology at Rutgers University and a Tate-TrAIN Transnational Fellow at the University of the Arts London, where she was the US-UK Fulbright Distinguished Chair (2011-2012). Brooks is a member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council, Chair of the Board of the European Roma Rights Centre, and member of the Bavarlipe Academy of the European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture. She has served on the US Delegation to the Human Dimension Implementation Meetings of the OSCE and spoke in the General Assembly for the United Nations Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony. Since 2007, Brooks has co-directed the Feminist Critical Analysis course in Dubrovnik; since 2015, the Summer University course on Romani Studies at CEU. Brooks is the author of the award-winning Unraveling the Garment Industry: Transnational Organizing and Women’s Work (2007).