Jude Velez (They/Them)

Graduate Student
Photo of Jude with cherry blossoms on UW quad

Contact Information

PDL, Floor 5, Room B522
Office Hours
By appointment


M.S. Media Management, The New School
B.A. Cinema Studies, State University of New York at Purchase

“The Rupert Giles of CMS.”

Jude Velez is a doctoral student in Cinema & Media Studies, whose research interests include queer studies, new media, psychoanalysis and women, gender & sexuality.

They are currently researching community formations via TikTok, specifically transgender communities and the conservative right, and how we can understand the creation, proliferation, and instigation of these fixed transphobic ideologies through the agency of a digital platform.