Women and Gender Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Affiliate faculty

  • Amal Amireh

    Amal Amireh

    Associate Professor

    middle eastern literature; world literature; gender and sexuality

  • Jan Arminio

    Jan Arminio

    Professor

    Multicultural issues, qualitative research, assessment, campus programs, leadership

  • Supriya  Baily

    Supriya Baily

    Associate Professor, College of Education and Human Development

    Dr. Bailys research has focused primarily on the effects nonformal education has had on women and the communities in which they live.

  • Frederic Bemak

    Frederic Bemak

    Professor

  • Amy L Best

    Amy L Best

    Professor

    Sociology of everyday life, social inequalities, feminist and qualitative approaches to social research, youth and gender, sociology of food

  • Andrew Bickford

    Andrew Bickford

    Associate Professor

    War and Culture, Militarization, Soldiers/Veterans, Biotechnology, Political Anthropology, Europe and the United States

  • Lauren B Cattaneo

    Lauren B Cattaneo

    Associate Professor

    Intimate partner violence, client-centered services, empowerment, community-based learning, civic engagement

  • Jane Turner Censer

    Jane Turner Censer

    Professor

    19th century U.S.; American South; women, gender, and family in the U.S.

  • Cher Weixia Chen

    Cher Weixia Chen

    Assistant Professor

    International Studies, Legal Studies, and Social Justice and Human Rights

  • Rose M Cherubin

    Rose M Cherubin

    Associate Professor

    Ancient philosophy, metaphysics, epistemology, African American philosophy

  • Giovanna Chesler

    Giovanna Chesler

    Professor

    documentary film, fiction film directing, transmedia, social issue media production

  • Julie A Christensen

    Julie A Christensen

    Associate Professor

    Russian language, literature and film; Soviet and post-Soviet film including the Caucasus, Central Asia, Mongolia, and Eastern Europe

  • Rita Chi-Ying Chung
  • Lynne Constantine

    Lynne Constantine

    Associate Professor

    Gender, culture and the arts; art as social action; creativity; educating for social justice; self-study of professional practices in teaching.

  • Dina M. Copelman

    Dina M. Copelman

    Associate Professor

    Modern British, European women, European social

  • Benjamin Arthur Cowan

    Benjamin Arthur Cowan

    Assistant Professor

    Latin American History; Gender and Sexuality; Cultural and Political Conservatism; Cold War; Religion

  • Maria M Dakake

    Maria M Dakake

    Associate Professor

    Islamic thought, Qur'anic Studies, Shi'ite and Sufi traditions, women's issues

  • Shannon N Davis

    Shannon N Davis

    Associate Professor

    Sociology of families and intimate relationships, gender ideologies, gender inequality, research methods

  • Kelly Dunne

    Kelly Dunne

    Assistant Professor

  • Leslie Dwyer

    Leslie Dwyer

    Assistant Professor

  • Kimberly Eby

    Kimberly Eby

    Associate Provost, Faculty Affairs and Development / Assoc. Professor

  • Cynthia Fuchs

    Cynthia Fuchs

    Associate Professor

    Documentaries, American media, war movies, black popular cultures, sports and media, horror, action, and science fiction, gender and sexuality

  • Rachael Goodman

    Rachael Goodman

    Assistant Professor

    Trauma counseling, intergenerational trauma, and resilience Immigrant and refugee women and families Counselor training and development Mindfulness practices in counseling and counselor training Community-based participatory research (CBPR) practices and social action

  • Paul C.  Gorski

    Paul C. Gorski

    Associate Professor

    Social Justice Teacher Education, Activist Burnout and Persistence, Poverty and Educational Opportunity

  • Nancy W Hanrahan

    Nancy W Hanrahan

    Associate Professor

    critical theory, cultural sociology, feminist theory, music and the arts

  • Tamara Harvey

    Tamara Harvey

    Associate Professor

    early American literature, early modern women's writing, feminist theory

  • Kathryn Hemmann

    Kathryn Hemmann

    Assistant Professor

    Japanese Literature and Popular Culture

  • Cortney Hughes Rinker

    Cortney Hughes Rinker

    Assistant Professor

    Medical anthropology, Islam, aging and end-of-life care, Science and Technology Studies, gender, reproductive technologies, Middle East and North Africa and the United States

  • Zakiyyah Iman Jackson

    Zakiyyah Iman Jackson

    Assistant Professor

    Literature: 19th-21st Century African Diasporic Literature and Visual Culture; Interrelations Among Metaphysics, Science, and Aesthetics; Posthumanism; New Materialism; Bio/Necro/Cosmo-politics; Feminist and Queer Theory; Racial Ecologies

     

  • Amena Johnson

    Amena Johnson

    Instructor

  • Rachel Jones

    Rachel Jones

    Associate Professor

    19th & 20th century continental philosophy, feminist philosophy, aesthetics

  • Maria Karametou

    Maria Karametou

    Associate Professor

  • Eden B King

    Eden B King

    Associate Professor

    Dealing with and preventing discrimination in the workplace.

  • Vicki Kirsch

    Vicki Kirsch

    Assistant Professor

    Feminist psychology and psychotherapy, women’s sexualities and spiritualities, trauma and recovery

  • Lisa Koch

    Lisa Koch

    Professor

    Literature - Teen/Young Adult Fiction, Gender and Sexuality, United States Literature, African American Literature, Women Writers

  • David A Kravitz

    David A Kravitz

    Professor

  • Lisa Lindley

    Lisa Lindley

    Associate Professor

    HIV/STD and unintended pregnancy prevention among adolescents and young adults

  • Wendi N. Manuel-Scott

    Wendi N. Manuel-Scott

    Associate Professor

  • Kristina Marie Olson

    Kristina Marie Olson

    Associate Professor

    Medieval studies, Dante, Boccaccio, Petrarch, medieval chronicles, historiography, gender studies

  • Julie Owen

    Julie Owen

    Associate Professor

    Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership (MSL), leadership studies

  • Fariba Parsa

    Fariba Parsa

    Assistant Professor

  • Erin Peters

    Erin Peters

    Affiliate

  • Lisa E Photos

    Lisa E Photos

    Assistant Professor

  • Christy Pichichero

    Christy Pichichero

    Assistant Professor

    War and Culture; Early Modern French History, Art, and Literature; Digital Humanities; History of Newspapers and Information Networks; Theater; Human Rights and Social Justice; Medical History; History of Emotion; Women’s Writing and History; Multiculturalism in France.

  • Lisa M. Rabin

    Lisa M. Rabin

    Associate Professor

    Film history, film reception, "useful" film, Latin American film and other forms of mass media, Latin American literature, service-learning.

  • Kristin Samuelian

    Kristin Samuelian

    Associate Professor

    British literature and culture of the long nineteenth century, nineteenth-century British novel, materialist approaches to literature.

  • Ingrid Sandole-Staroste
  • Suzanne Scott Constantine

    Suzanne Scott Constantine

    Term Professor

    Art and social action

  • Linda J Seligmann

    Linda J Seligmann

    Professor

    informal economies and markets,political economy,agrarian issues,gender,Latin America,Andean region,Peru;transnational and transracial adoption,U.S.

  • Peter N. Stearns

    Peter N. Stearns

    Professor

    Modern European and American and comparative social history, history of emotions, world history

  • Bethany M. Usher

    Bethany M. Usher

    Director, Students as Scholars initiative

    Bioarcheology, Evolution of Health and Disease, Osteology, Diet

  • Alexandria Zylstra

    Alexandria Zylstra

    Associate Professor

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