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Anya Elizabeth Stanger

Contact Information:


PAI 601 Fundamentals of Conflict Studies

Highest degree earned

Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2015


Anya Stanger is an affiliate in the Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies Department at UC Davis, and teaches sociology and women's studies at Sierra College.  She is currently working on a manuscript based on her dissertation, tentatively titled "Privileged Resistance:  Prisoners of Conscience in the US, 1980-2009." 

Research Interests

Social movements, nonviolent activism, transnational feminist praxis, conflict resolution

Selected Publications

Stanger, A., 2022. Incarcerated Resistance: How Identity, Gender, and Privilege Shape the Experiences of America's Nonviolent Activists. Rowman & Littlefield.