Police reform, undercover surveillance in New York City history.
Austin Gallas is a PhD student in Cultural Studies at George Mason University, where he studies gender, sexuality and governability. He attained his bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Villanova University in psychology, and more recently received his Master of Arts in humanities and social thought at New York University. He is presently teaching Cornerstones for the School of Integrative Studies at GMU. Austin’s research centers on the economy of sex work in urban spaces, drawing on his interests in Marxist feminism, queer studies, post-colonialism and historical textual analysis.