Rachael Cofield


  • Ph.D., Florida State University, Department of Geography (2021)
  • M.A., Columbus State University, Department of History (2015)

Courses Taught

  • Human Geography 
  • Cultural Geography 
  • World Regional Geography
  • Gender & Environment
  • Feminist Geography 

Research Activities

  • Urban place-making
  • Gentrification & displacement in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Queer & feminist geographies of the U.S. South

Selected Publications

  • Cofield, R. and Allen, D. Performative Sites of Resistance: Challenging and Transforming Sites of Oppression into Sites of Resistance through Performance. In Onyebadi (ed). Political Messaging in Music and Entertainment Spaces across the Globe. Vernon Press, 2022.
  • Auerbach J, Muñoz S, Affiah U, Barrera de la Torre G, Börner S, Cho H, Cofield R, DiEnno CM, Graddy-Lovelace G, Klassen S, Limeberry V, Morse A, Natarajan L and Walsh EA. 2022. Displacement of the Scholar? Participatory Action Research Under COVID-19. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems 6:762065. 
  • Cofield, R. and Doan, P.L. 2021. “Toilets, Locker Rooms, and the Public Imagination: Planning for Safe and Inclusive Spaces,” In: Feminist Geography Unbound: Discomfort, Bodies, and Prefigured Futures edited by Banu Gökarıksel, Michael Hawkins, Christopher Neubert, & Sara Smith, West Virginia University Press. 

Rachael Cofield

Specialized Teaching Faculty and Undergraduate Coordinator

Pronouns: They/Them

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