Women's Studies Faculty & Staff

Program advisors

Carolyn Zerbe Enns, Professor of Psychology, studies and publishes on feminist and multicultural pedagogy and feminist psychotherapy. Carolyn teaches the women's studies elective Psychology of Women and Gender, and will also co-lead the 2009-10 off-campus topics course Culture, Gender, and Public Policy in Japan with sociology professor Erin Davis. Find more about Professor Enns on the psychology department faculty page. Carolyn Enns

Aparna Thomas, Associate Professor of Politics and Women's Studies, teaches the women's studies core courses Introduction to Women's Studies and Feminist Theories, along with the cross-listed electives Women and Politics: A Cross-National Perspective and Gender in Developing Countries. Find more about Professor Thomas on the politics department faculty page.

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Aparna Thomas

Affiliated faculty

Craig Allin, Professor of Politics, teaches the women's studies elective Race, Sex, and the Constitution. Find more about Professor Allin on the politics department faculty page. Craig Allin

Tori Barnes-Brus, Assistant Professor of Sociology, teaches the women's studies elective Reproductive Practices, Reproductive Policies. Find more about Professor Barnes-Brus on the sociology and anthropology department faculty page. Tori Barnes-Brus

Marty Condon, Professor of Biology, teaches the women's studies elective Sex: An Evolutionary Perspective. Find more about Professor Condon on the biology department faculty page. Marty Condon

Erin Davis, Associate Professor of Sociology, serves as advisor to the Women's Studies program. She teaches the women's studies electives Families in Social Context, Self and Identity, Sexualities, and Gender and Social Institutions. She also co-led the 2009-10 off-campus topics course Culture, Gender, and Public Policy in Japan with psychology professor Carolyn Zerbe Enns. Find more about Professor Davis on the sociology and anthropology department faculty page. Erin Davis

Melinda Green, Professor of Psychology, studies the biological, psychological, and sociocultural predictors of eating disorder behaviors and works closely with student researchers to present and publish regularly on this topic.  Melinda occasionally teaches the women's studies elective Psychology of Women and Gender. Find more about Professor Green on the psychology department faculty page. Melinda Green

John Gruber-Miller, Professor of Classical Studies, teaches the women's studies electives Women in Antiquity and Love, and Sexuality in Greece and Rome. Find more about Professor Gruber-Miller on the classical studies faculty page. John Gruber-Miller

Leslie Hankins, Professor of English, teaches the women's studies electives  Virginia Woolf, and Film and Criticism. Find more about Professor Hankins on the Department of English and Creative Writing faculty page. Leslie Hankins

Michelle Herder, Assistant Professor of History, teaches the women's studies elective Women in the Renaissance and Reformation. Find more about Professor Herder on the history department faculty page. Michelle Herder

Genevieve Migely, Associate Professor of Philosophy, teaches the women's studies elective Philosophy of Feminism. Find more about Professor Migely on the philosophy department faculty page.

Joseph Molleur, Associate Professor of Religion, teaches the women's studies elective Issues in Christianity Today: Feminist Theology. Find more about Professor Molleur on the religion department faculty page. Joseph Molleur

Alfrieta Monagan, Professor of Anthropology, teaches the women's studies elective Women's Roles in Cross-Cultural Perspective. Find more about Professor Monagan on the sociology and anthropology department faculty page. Alfrieta Monagan

Michelle Mouton, Associate Professor of English, teaches the women's studies elective Fairy Tales, Walt Disney, and Cultural Criticism. Find more about Professor Mouton on the Department of English and Creative Writing faculty page. Michelle Mouton

Mary Olson, Professor of Sociology, teaches the women's studies elective Women: Oppression and Resistances. Find more about Professor Olson on the sociology and anthropology department faculty page. Mary Olson

Christina Morris Penn-Goetsch, Professor of Art History, teaches Intro to Women's Studies and the women's studies electives Feminist Art and Saints and She Devils. Find more about Professor Penn-Goetsch on the art department faculty page.

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Chris Penn-Goetsch

Shannon Reed, Associate Professor of English, teaches the women's studies elective Women on the Verge: Crossing Borders, Crossing Boundaries in Literature and Film . Find more about Professor Reed on the Department of English and Creative Writing faculty page. Shannon Reed

Katy Stavreva, Associate Professor of English, teaches the women's studies elective Renaissance Non-Dramatic Literature: Women Writers in the Age of Shakespeare. Find more about Professor Stavreva on the Department of English and Creative Writing faculty page. Katy Stavreva

Catherine Stewart, Professor of History, teaches the women's studies electives United States Social History Since 1940 and Work and Leisure in Modern America. Find more about Professor Stewart on the history department faculty page. Katy Stewart

Jama Stilwell, Associate Professor of Music, teaches the women's studies elective Women and Music. Find more about Professor Stilwell on the music department faculty page. Jama Stilwell

Ellen Whale, Professor of Kinesiology, teaches the women's studies elective Women and Sport. Find more about Professor Whale on the kinesiology department faculty page. Ellen Whale