Faculty

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) faculty come from a diverse range of disciplines and backgrounds, teaching and writing through the lens of public policy, race and identity, religion, legal theory and more. Browse individual faculty pages for more information on areas of expertise and office hours. 

 


Program Leadership

Ashwini Tambe

Program Director
Professor of History
Director of Graduate Studies for the MA in WGSS
(she, her, hers)

Cynthia Deitch

Cynthia Deitch

Associate Director
Associate Professor of WGSS, of Sociology and of Public Policy and Public Administration
Director of Graduate Studies for the MA in Public Policy-WGSS
(she, her, hers)

Kelly Pemberton

Kelly Pemberton

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Associate Professor of Religion and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(she, her, hers)

 


Program Directory 

Full-time Faculty
 

Sara Matthiesen

Sara Matthiesen

Assistant Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and of History
(she, her, hers)

Daniel Moshenberg

Daniel Moshenberg

Associate Professor of English and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(he, him, his)

Picture of Rachel Riedner

Rachel Riedner

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies
Professor of Writing and of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(she, her, hers)

 

Eiko Strader

Eiko Strader

Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Sociology
(she, her, hers)

 

 

 

 

 

Part-Time and Affiliated Faculty

 

 

Attiya Ahmad
Associate Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs

Jameta Barlow
Assistant Professor of Writing

Nemata Blyden
Associate Professor of History and International Affairs

Elizabeth Chacko
Associate Provost for Special Programs & the Mount Vernon Academic Experience, Professor of Geography & International Affairs

Erin Chapman
Associate Professor of History and of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Patricia Chu
Professor of English

Manuel Cuellar
Assistant Professor of Spanish Literature, Director of Spanish Literature

Kavita Daiya
Professor of English and of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Cayo Gamber
Associate Professor of Writing and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Cynthia Harrison
Associate Professor Emeritus of History, of Women’s Studies, and of Public Policy 

Nicole Ivy
Assistant Professor of American Studies

Leslie Jacobson
Chair, Professor of Theater and Dance

 

 

Alexa Alice Joubin
Professor of English

Ivy Ken
Associate Professor of Sociology

Randi Kristensen

Assistant Professor of Writing

Melani McAlister
Professor of American Studies and International Affairs

Robert McRuer
Professor of English

Kimberly Morgan
Professor of Political Science

Mika Natif
Assistant Professor of Art History
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Art History

Katrin Schultheiss
Associate Professor of History

Cristin McKnight Sethi
Assistant Professor of Art History

Gail Weiss
Dean’s Research Chair and Professor of Philosophy

 

Zarizana Aziz
Co-Instructor, Practicum

Catherine Hill
Part-time faculty

 

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