Cayo Gamber

Professor Cayo Gamber
Associate Professor of Writing and Women's Studies
Ames Hall, 232
2100 Foxhall Road
Washington, DC, District Of Columbia 20007
United States
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Cayo Gamber is an Associate Professor of Writing and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the George Washington University. In her research and writing, she publishes widely on the ways the Holocaust is represented through museums, archival images, and artifacts. In addition, she has authored an array of publications that interrogate the role of popular culture in creating Western notions of girlhood and womanhood. 


  • “Engaging the Art of Peritext: From the Promise of the Index to the Allure of the Footnote.”  Forthcoming in The International Journal of the Book. 
  • “Designing the Holocaust at the Sites of the Shoah and Museum Stores.”  Forthcoming in Design Principles and Practices: An International Journal. 
  • "Barbie as the Text of My Life." Wrestling with the Angel in the House: Little 
Girls Becoming Women. Christine Lac and Gwen Barnes-Karol, Editors. Forthcoming collection of essays from Greenwood Press. 
  • “The Girl in the Snowsuit,” “Girl Scout Troop 61,” and “My Mad Bertha.” Mothers and Daughters, Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering 10.2 (Fall/Winter 2008):  59-70. 
  • “In a Napping House,” Mothering in the Academy, Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering 5.2. (Fall/Winter 2003): 113-15. 
  • With Walter A. Brown. Cost Containment in Higher Education: Issues and Recommendations. ASHE-ERIC Higher Education Report: Volume 29, Number 5. Jossey-Bass, 2002.