Women’s Studies Program

Professor of Psychological Science on the Arnhold Family Chair
BA, Vassar College; MA, Boston University; MA, PhD, Harvard University
Associate Professor of Italian
Dipl, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Romania; M.Phil., MA, PhD, Columbia University
Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies
BA, DePaul University; MA, MPhil, PhD, New York University
Interests

20th- and 21st-century French and Francophone Literatures
Literature and the Media
Visual Cultures
Popular Culture
The Fait Divers
Crime
Feminist Theory and Queer Theory
Autobiographical Writing

Senior Lecturer in Urban Studies and American Studies and Director of Urban Studies
BA, Davidson College; MA, New York University; PhD, University of Chicago
Adjunct Associate Professor of International Studies
BA, Wesleyan University; MA, University of Washington; PhD, New York University
Interests

20th Century
Gender
Cultural History
Media

Associate Professor of Sociology
BA, Oberlin College; MA, PhD, University of California-Santa Barbara
Professor and Chair of History
BA, Haverford College; MA, University of North Carolina; PhD, Northwestern University
Professor of Anthropology
BA, SUNY Empire State College; MA, PhD, SUNY at Albany
Interests

Feminist Studies
Caribbean Studies

Professor of Art on the Sarah Gibson Blanding Chair
BA, Dartmouth College; PhD, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Interests

Interdisciplinary American art, social, and cultural history
Interdisciplinary African American history
Creativity and social justice
Grief, mourning, and loss

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Sociology
BA, Vassar College; MA, SUNY College at New Paltz; PhD, Fordham University
Professor of English on the Jean Webster Chair
BA, Pennsylvania State University; MA, PhD, The University of Texas at Austin
Associate Professor of Biology
BS, University of Georgia; MS, PhD, Georgia State University
Interests

Role of steroid hormones on Neuroprotection
Interaction between Steroid hormones and Neuroinflammation
Role of age and development on injury to the brain

Professor of English
BA, Clare College; BA, Yale University; PhD, University of Cambridge
Interests

English Renaissance Lyric Poetry and Music

Professor of History on the Eloise Ellery Chair
BA, College of William and Mary; MA, PhD, University of Virginia
Interests

19th-Century United States History
Women in the United States up to 1890
History of the American West

Associate Professor of Psychological Science
BA, Wesleyan University; MS, PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Associate Professor of Education and Coordinator of Secondary Teacher Education
BA, Boston University; MA, PhD, Columbia University
Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies
BA, University of Florida; MA, University of California-Irvine; PhD, University of Pennsylvania
Interests

19th, 20th and 21st century French and Francophone literatures and media
Translation
Word and Music Studies
Animal Studies
Self-fashioning (autobiography and related genres, manipulation of various media)
French Feminisms
Biocultural Interpretation (applying cognitive and evolutionary research to the study of literature, theory and culture)

Professor and Chair of French and Francophone Studies and Director of Victorian Studies on the John Guy Vassar Chair
BA, University of Virginia; MA, MPhil, PhD, Columbia University
Professor of English
BA, Indiana University-Bloomington; MA, Stanford University; PhD, University of Virginia
Assistant Professor of Women's Studies
BA, Oberlin College; MM, San Francisco Conservatory of Music; PhD, Northwestern University
Associate Professor of Music
BM, Oberlin College; MA, PhD, New York University
Interests

Music History

Associate Professor of English and Director of American Studies
BA, University of San Diego; MFA, Mills College; PhD, University of California-Davis
Interests

Native American Studies
Contemporary Literature
Contemporary Poetry

Assistant Professor of Political Science on the Class of 1951 Chair
BA, John Carroll University; MA, Duke University; PhD, Duke University
Interests

Judicial Politics
Media and Politics
Political Behavior and Identities
Racial and Ethnic Politics, especially Black Politics
Women and Politics

Lecturer in Arabic
BA, MA, Université de Tunis; PhD, Pennsylvania State University
Interests

Arabic Language and Culture

Professor of Sociology
BA, Yonsei University; MA, Northeastern University; PhD, Brandeis University
Interests

Transnational Militarism; Citizenship, Civic Agency, and Social Movements.
Global Production and Consumption of Food; Masculinities from a Global Perspective.

Associate Professor of Psychological Science
BA, University of California-Berkeley; PhD, Stanford University
Professor of History
BA, Vassar College; MA, PhD, Indiana University-Bloomington
Interests

Modern British and Imperial History
History of Childhood
Women and Gender
Urban History
History of Emotions
History of Medicine

Professor of Philosophy
BA, Bombay University; MA, Poona University; PhD, Rutgers University
Associate Professor and Chair of Greek and Roman Studies
BA, Cornell University; PhD, Duke University
Professor of Hispanic Studies on the Randolph Distinguished Professor Chair
BA, Universidad de Puerto Rico; MA, MPhil, PhD, New York University
Associate Professor of English and Director of Women's Studies
BA, University of Miami; MA, PhD, Columbia University
Professor of Biology
BS, Stonehill College; MS, PhD, University of Rochester
Interests

Cell Biology
Genetics
Reproductive Bioethics

Professor of Chinese and Japanese on the L.B. Dale & A. Lichtenstein Chair
BA, MA, Peking University (北京大学); MPhil, PhD, Columbia University
Interests

Japanese and Chinese literature; Daoist philosophy; Women in East Asian literature and societies

Assistant Professor of Political Science
BA, MA, Université de Rennes 1; PhD, University of Massachusetts
Interests

Political Theory; Feminist Theory; New Materialisms; Environmental Political Theory (EPT); The Nonhuman, the Posthuman; Queer and Feminist Ecologies; Environmentalism

Associate Professor and Chair of German Studies
BA, Bates College; MA, PhD, Cornell University
Professor of French and Francophone Studies
BA, Denison University; BA, Open University UK; MA, Miami University-Oxford; PhD, Northwestern University
Assistant Professor of Africana Studies
BA, Brown University; PhD, University of California-Santa Cruz
Associate Professor of German Studies
BA, Universität Tubingen; MA, PhD, Indiana University-Bloomington
Professor of Drama
BA, Rosary College; MA, PhD, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Assistant Professor of Education
BA, Concord University; MA, Syracuse University; MS, University of Charleston; PhD, Syracuse University
Professor of Hispanic Studies and Director of Media Studies
BA, MA, University of Kansas; PhD, Stony Brook University
Professor of English on the Mary Augusta Scott Chair and Director of Victorian Studies
BA, MA, PhD, University of Pennsylvania