Donna Troka

Donna Troka is an associate director at the Center for Faculty Development and Excellence. She heads up all teaching and pedagogy programs as well as the university course initiative and academic learning communities. As adjunct faculty in the Institute of Liberal Arts (ILA), she teaches special topics courses in American studies and interdisciplinary studies. Her publications include the co-edited volume The Drag King Anthology, and articles titled “Archivists and Faculty Collaborative Course Development” in Provenance, “Critical Moments: A Dialogue Toward Survival and Transformation,” in The Caribbean Review of Gender Studies, and “‘You Heard My Gun Cock’: Female Agency and Aggression in Contemporary Rap Music” from African American Research Perspectives.
Donna has a Ph.D. in interdisciplinary studies from Emory University (2007), a master’s in women’s studies from The Ohio State University (1998) and a BA in English from University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign (1995). For more about her teaching, research, activism please see