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Deepa Bhandaru

South Seattle College
Deepa Bhandaru is a community-based educator and writer in Seattle. She holds a PhD in political science from the University of Washington, where she studied critical race theory, feminist theory, and democratic theory and taught courses on human rights, freedom, and post-colonial social movements. After graduate school she led, coordinated, and designed curriculum for advocacy, arts, and SEL programs for refugee and immigrant youth. Her writing on race and power in American society has appeared in academic journals and popular media. She currently teaches political science at South Seattle College.