All Faculty

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  • Leah M Adams

    Leah M Adams

    Assistant Professor

    HIV risk & prevention among high-risk groups; Psychosocial aspects of chronic disease and traumatic injury management

  • Amal Amireh

    Amal Amireh

    Associate Professor

    middle eastern literature; world literature; postcolonial studies, gender and sexuality

  • LaShonda Anthony

    LaShonda Anthony

    Director for Academic Integrity and Initiatives in University Life

    intersection of spirituality and higher education environments; diversity in higher education

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  • 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.

  • Ann C Baker

    Ann C Baker

    Professor

    Organizational change, cross cultural communication, conflict and change, group dynamics, knowledge creation, and virtual conversations

  • Sheryl Luzzadder Beach, Ph.D.

    Sheryl Luzzadder Beach, Ph.D.

    Professor, Associate Chair, and Academic Programs Director, Geography & GeoInformation Science

  • Frederic Bemak

    Frederic Bemak

    Professor

  • Debra B Bergoffen

    Debra B Bergoffen

    Emeritus Faculty

    Continental philosophical and multi-disciplinary feminist traditions, epistemology, ethics, politics

  • 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

  • Jo-Marie Burt

    Jo-Marie Burt

    Associate Professor

    Comparative politics, Latin America, political violence, human rights, transitional justice

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  • Lauren B Cattaneo

    Lauren B Cattaneo

    Associate Professor

    empowerment, resilience, community-based learning, transformative education, civic engagement, intimate partner violence, client-centered services

  • Cher Weixia Chen

    Cher Weixia Chen

    Associate 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

    Associate Professor

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

  • Ric R Chollar

    Ric R Chollar

    Instructor

    LGBTQ & Women and Gender Studies

  • 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

  • David Powers Corwin

    David Powers Corwin

    Associate Director

    Instructor

    LGBTQ Studies, feminist and queer theory, television studies and pedagogies, friendship studies, critical trauma studies and rhetoric, and ecofeminism

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  • 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

    Professor

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

  • Marion F. Deshmukh

    Marion F. Deshmukh

    Emeritus Faculty

    European cultural history, history of modern Germany and Austria, German and Austrian art history

  • Courtney Diener

    Courtney Diener

    Instructor

    interpersonal violence, violence prevention, Title IX and higher education.

  • Kelly Dunne

    Kelly Dunne

    Instructor

    History, Childhood Studies, and Education

  • Basak Durgun

    Basak Durgun

    Urban spaces, gentrification, governmentality, globalization and transnational sexualities

  • Leslie Dwyer

    Leslie Dwyer

    Associate Professor

E

  • Kimberly Eby

    Kimberly Eby

    Associate Provost, Faculty Affairs and Development / Assoc. Professor

    Community Psychology, Leadership, Faculty Development

  • Lisa Eckenwiler

    Lisa Eckenwiler

    Professor

    Bioethics, health care ethics, public health ethics, feminist ethical and political theory

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  • Sheila ffolliott

    Sheila ffolliott

    Emeritus Faculty

  • Sheryl A Friedley

    Sheryl A Friedley

    Emeritus Faculty

    Interpersonal communication, communication and gender

  • Cynthia Fuchs

    Cynthia Fuchs

    Associate Professor

    Documentary, television, social media, war movies, sports media, black popular cultures, LGBTQ media, horror, action, and science fiction movies and TV, gender and sexuality

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  • Pamela Watkins Garner

    Pamela Watkins Garner

    Professor

    Social and emotional development of young children

  • Paula Ruth Gilbert

    Paula Ruth Gilbert

    Emeritus Faculty

    Nineteenth-Century French studies, Quebec studies, women writers, Literature, Society, and the Arts; Women and Gender Studies (joint appointment): Violence and Gender; Violent Women; Narrative, Gender, and Human Rights; Cultural Studies; New Century College

  • Rachael Goodman

    Rachael Goodman

    Associate 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

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  • Sumaiya A. Hamdani

    Sumaiya A. Hamdani

    Associate Professor

    Islamic history, Middle East, Women's Studies, Global history

  • Nancy W Hanrahan

    Nancy W Hanrahan

    Associate Professor

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

  • Tamara Harvey

    Tamara Harvey

    Interim Director

    Associate Professor

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

  • Cortney Hughes Rinker

    Cortney Hughes Rinker

    Associate Professor

    Medical anthropology, aging and end-of-life care, pain management, reproductive health, Islam, technology, gender, Middle East and North Africa, the United States

  • Samuel Clowes Huneke

    Samuel Clowes Huneke

    Assistant Professor

    Modern Europe, Modern Germany, History of Sexuality, Legal History, History of Science and Mathematics

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  • Amena Johnson

    Amena Johnson

    Instructor

  • Rachel Jones

    Rachel Jones

    Associate Professor

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

  • Yevette Richards Jordan

    Yevette Richards Jordan

    Associate Professor

    Women’s history, African American history, women’s labor in the global economy, labor history, Pan-Africanism, Cold War

  • Linn Jorgenson

    Linn Jorgenson

    Assistant Dean of Students

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  • Maria Karametou

    Maria Karametou

    Associate Professor

  • LuLu Géza Kelemen

    LuLu Géza Kelemen

    Instructor

  • Julie Choe Kim

    Julie Choe Kim

    Instructor

    Asian American students, student development, multiple identities, intersectionality, and graduate student success

  • Vicki Kirsch

    Vicki Kirsch

    Associate 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

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  • Michelle LaFrance

    Michelle LaFrance

    Associate Professor

    Feminist research/feminist rhetoric, community writing, writing across the curriculum/in the disciplines, ethnography, writing program administration and pedagogy

  • Rachel Ann Lewis

    Rachel Ann Lewis

    Associate Professor

    transnational sexualities; race and immigration; human rights; feminist and queer theory; media and cultural studies; disability studies

  • Lisa Lindley

    Lisa Lindley

    Associate Professor

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

  • Samaine Lockwood

    Samaine Lockwood

    Associate Professor

    nineteenth-century American literature; gender and sexuality studies; research methods; queer theory

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  • Wendi N. Manuel-Scott

    Wendi N. Manuel-Scott

    Professor

    Race, gender, the African American experience, and the history of black women in the Atlantic World

  • Teresa L Michals

    Teresa L Michals

    Associate Professor

    history of children's literature; eighteenth-century British literature; disability studies

  • Janette Muir

    Janette Muir

    Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education / Associate Professor

    Political communication

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  • Kristina Marie Olson

    Kristina Marie Olson

    Associate Professor

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

  • Julie E. Owen

    Julie E. Owen

    Associate Professor

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

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  • Fariba Parsa

    Fariba Parsa

    Assistant Professor

  • Erin Peters

    Erin Peters

    Professor

  • Lisa E Photos

    Lisa E Photos

    Assistant Professor

  • Christy L Pichichero

    Christy L Pichichero

    Associate Professor

    Early Modern and Revolutionary Literature, History, and Art of the French Empire; War and Culture; Critical Race and Critical Mixed Race Studies; Human Rights and Social Justice; Multiculturalism; Theater; Film Theory; Digital Humanities; Medical History; History of Emotion; Women’s Writing and History; History of News and Information Networks; Critical Pedagogy; Inclusive Pedagogy and Curricular Design; Student/Faculty Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Wellbeing; Faculty Recruitment, Retention, and Mentoring; Grad Student Recruitment and Mentoring, Academic and Community Activism, Academe and Politics.

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  • 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.

  • Priscilla M Regan

    Priscilla M Regan

    Professor

    Information and communication privacy policy, digital government, public policy process.

  • Karen E Rosenblum

    Karen E Rosenblum

    Emeritus Faculty

    Global and American social problems from an economic perspective; comparative stigma

  • Danielle S. Rudes

    Danielle S. Rudes

    Associate Professor

    Organizational change, community corrections (probation/parole), prisons, law & society, prisoner reentry, problem-solving courts, implementation studies, street-level bureaucrats, and qualitative methods

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  • 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

    Ingrid Sandole-Staroste

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Kelly Schrum

    Kelly Schrum

    Associate Professor

    scholarship of teaching and learning, online learning, scholarly digital storytelling, digital humanities

  • Suzanne Scott Constantine

    Suzanne Scott Constantine

    Professor

    Art and social action

  • Earl Smith

    Earl Smith

    Adjunct Faculty

    Social Stratification. Crime. Sociology of Sport

  • Peter N. Stearns

    Peter N. Stearns

    University Professor

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

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  • Anita Taylor

    Anita Taylor

    Emeritus Faculty

    Communication and gender, public communication

  • Ellen Wiley Todd

    Ellen Wiley Todd

    Emeritus Faculty

    American art history

  • Toni-Michelle C Travis

    Toni-Michelle C Travis

    Professor

    American government on the racial/gender dimensions in elections, Virginia Politics, urban politics

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  • Bethany M. Usher

    Bethany M. Usher

    Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education

    Bioarchaeology, Evolution of Health and Disease, Growth and Development, Osteology, Diet

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  • Ricardo F Vivancos-Pérez

    Ricardo F Vivancos-Pérez

    Associate Professor

    Latina/o/x Studies, Chicana/o/x Studies, 20th & 21st C. Latin American Studies, 20th & 21st C. Iberian Studies, Transatlantic Studies, Migration Studies, Gender & Sexuality Studies, LGTBQ Studies, Comparative Literary Studies, Panhispanic Cultural Studies, Translation Studies, Editing & Publishing

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  • Margaret Yocom

    Margaret Yocom

    Emeritus Faculty

    traditional narrative; material culture; family folklore; gender studies

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  • Andrea K Zach

    Andrea K Zach

    Assistant Professor

    Political economy, German contemporary films, critical theory, immigration, theories of nationalism & citizenship.

  • Alexandria Zylstra

    Alexandria Zylstra

    Associate Professor