Women's Studies Faculty Listing
Rajani Bhatia (Ph.D., University of Maryland)
Sex selection practices, reproductive rights and population control, race and gender.
Eubanks (Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) Internship Director
Information technology and urban poverty in the United
States; the relationship between public policy and feminist and
anti-racist activism; collaborative research, design and educational
approaches such as popular education and participatory action
Hobson (Ph.D., Emory University) Graduate Director
Women in the African Diaspora, postcolonial feminist theories,
critical race theories, film and popular culture.
W. Ng (Ph.D., University
of Hawaii) Department Chair
Asian American studies; U.S. Women's History; U.S. Civil Rights History; transnational
studies; film and popular culture; documentary film production.
Sutton (Ph.D., University of Oregon)
Globalization; body politics; women in Latin America; human rights;
women's movements; global justice movements; intersections of
systems of inequality (race, class, sexuality, nation); qualitative
methods. (On sabbatical leave 2013-2014)
Gender and development in Latin America and the Caribbean;
cultural studies; U.S. Latinas; global women's studies.
Berger (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin)
Women and gender in Africa; comparative perspectives on women;
women's history; labor history; South Africa.
E. Bose (Ph.D.,
Johns Hopkins University)
U.S. historical demography; gender and employment in Latin
America; social stratification and the labor market; household
R. Cohen (Ph.D., Yale University)
Representations of the body, gender, and gesture in early Modern
European visual culture (1500-1800); animals in visual culture
and natural philosophy in the early modern era.
Julie Novkov (J.D., New York University; Ph.D., University of Michigan)
Law, gender, race and constitutional/political development in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in the United States.
Spitze (Ph.D., University of Illinois)
families and aging; household labor; intergenerational relations;
work and family issues.
Affiliated Faculty (partial list)
Tamika L. Carey (English)
Angie Chung (Sociology)
Joanna Dreby (Sociology)
Rachel Dressler (Art History)
Mike Hill (English)
Lani V. Jones (Social Welfare)
Joanne M. Kaufman (Sociology)
Eric Keenaghan (English)
Deborah LaFond (University Libraries)
Karyn Loscocco (Sociology)
Andi Lyons (Theater)
Loretta Pyles (Social Welfare)
Judith Saidel (Public Administration & Policy)
Patricia de Santana Pinho (Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino Studies)
Helene Scheck (English)
Torrey Shanks (Political Science)
Patricia Strach (Political Science & Public Administration)
Eszter Szalczer (Theater)
Katherine Trent (Sociology)
Retired Core Faculty
Bonnie Spanier (Ph.D., Harvard University)
Science and politics of breast cancer; women's health policy; feminist science studies; gender, race, class, sexuality, and ableness in the sciences; ideologies of difference in biology, particularly molecular biology. Email:email@example.com
LaFond (M.L.I.S., University of California,