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Jadwiga Pieper Mooney Ph.D.'s picture
Jadwiga Pieper Mooney Ph.D.
Department Head
Email: jadwiga@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-5486
Office: GWS 110

In my research and teaching, I focus on Latin America, Gender, and Comparative/Global and World History. I am especially interested in human rights, women's rights, gender equity, and notions of inclusion and exclusion in the making of modern nations. My first book, The Politics of Motherhood:...
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Victoria Adams
Ph.D. Student
Email: victoriaa@email.arizona.edu

Victoria Adams is a first year doctoral student in Gender and Women’s Studies. Prior to joining the department, she completed her Masters of Public Health at the University of Michigan. She also holds a Bachelors in Psychology and Human Sexuality from Mount Holyoke College. Victoria’s work has...
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Susan H Aiken Ph.D.
Professor for Department of English
Email: sha@email.arizona.edu

Susan Hardy Aiken (Ph.D., Duke University, 1971), University Distinguished Professor of English, teaches and writes in the fields of nineteenth- and twentieth-century British and American literature and culture, women and literature, gender theory, and poetry. One of the founding members of the...
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Ana M Alonso Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Anthropology
Email: alonso@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-2305
Office: Emil W. Haury Anth. Bldg.

Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Chicago, 1988
esearch interests: socio-cultural anthropology; historical anthropology; social theory; feminist theory; culture and power; ethnography as a genre; gender, ethnicity and class; colonial and post-colonial societies; peasant movements;...
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Beth Alpert Nakhai
Associate Professor
Email: bnakhai@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-5762
Office: Marshall 422

Beth Alpert Nakhai is an associate professor in the Arizona Center for Judaic Studies and an affiliated member of the School of Anthropology.  She teaches courses on archaeology, Hebrew Bible, Near Eastern history and women in ancient Israel. She received her M.T.S. from Harvard Divinity School...
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Rosi Andrade Ph.D.
Director of Women's Services and Research; Associate Research Professor
Email: rosia@mail.sbs.arizona.edu
TEL: 670-9075
FAX: 670-9136
Office: Services Research Office (SRO), Mujer Sana

Rosi Andrade, Ph.D. is a Research Associate Professor with the Southwest Institute of Research on Women (SIROW) in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Arizona, and holds a Ph.D. in Reading with a minor in Chicana Literature. Dr. Andrade is interested in the social...
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Harrison Apple
Ph.D. Student
Email: happle@email.arizona.edu
Office: GWS 201

Harrison Apple is a Ph.D. student in the Gender and Women's Studies department, as well as the founding co-director fo the Pittsburgh Queer History Project. Their work focuses on the formation of mid 20th century gay and lesbian communities in Pittsburgh through the lens of labor, class, and...
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Diane Austin Ph.D.
Associate Research Anthropologist, Bur of Applied Rsch in Anthro
Email: daustin@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520)626-3879
Office: Emil W. Haury Anth. Bldg. 316

(Ph.D. UMich 1994)

Research Interests
Dr. Diane Austin’s work examines the impacts of the offshore oil and gas industry in communities along the Gulf of Mexico; addresses environmental issues along the Arizona-Sonora border, and involves Southern Paiute cultural resource and...
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Adele Barker Ph.D.
Professor, Russian/Slavic Studies
Email: adeleb@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-3608
Office: LEARNING SVC BL
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Alex Barksdale
Ph.D. Student
Email: barksdale@email.arizona.edu

Alex Barksdale is a second year PhD student in Gender and Women's Studies. They graduated from Rice University in 2011 with a B.A. in the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality and a B.A. in Anthropology. Their research interests include queer/trans studies, LGBTQ historiography, community-based...
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Connie J. A. Beck Ph.D.
Associate Professor, The Psychology, Policy and Law Program
Email: beck@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-4965
FAX: (520) 621-9306
Office: Department of Psychology

Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1999

Dr. Beck's work focuses on how the legal system creates or exacerbates psychological distress, and how it can be adjusted or restructured to minimize that distress. She considers both the effects on legal professionals of working in legal settings and...
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Laura Berry Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Honors College
Email: berry@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-6901
Office: SLONAKER HOUSE

PhD, University of California-Berkely, 1987

Director of the English Honors Program. Nineteenth-century British literature, the English novel.


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Anne Betteridge Ph.D.
Director, Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Email: anneb@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-5450
Office: Louise Foucar Marshall Bldg

An anthropologist with a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, Anne H. Betteridge is Director of the University of Arizona Center for Middle Eastern Studies and a faculty member in the UA Department of Near Eastern Studies. She served as Executive Director of the Middle East Studies Association...
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Katia da Costa Bezerra Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Spanish and Portuguese
Email: kbezerra@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-0786
Office: Modern Languages

Dr. Katia da Costa Bezerra has published essays on Contemporary Portuguese, Brazilian and Lusophone African literature. She is also concerned with the rescue of a literary production published by mineiras born in the XIX century.Her theoretical approaches include questions on gender, sexuality,...
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Scott Bradford
Ph.D. Student
Email: sbradford@email.arizona.edu
TEL: none
FAX: none
Office: TBA
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Stephanie Brown
Email: stephbrown@email.arizona.edu
Office: Modern Languages 344

Steph Brown has been a lecturer in the Department of English since 2014 and became GWS affiliate faculty in 2016. Her research interests include Anglophone modernism, mass cultural movements in the British Empire during the early twentieth century, literature of decolonization and the end of...
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Stephanie Buechler Ph.D.
Research Associate and Adjunct Lecturer, School of Geography and Development
Email: buechler@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-5314
FAX: 520-621-2889
Office: Harvill Building

Ph.D. 2001 Department of Sociology, Binghamton University
MA 1992 Public Affairs program Department of Government, Cornell University
BA 1989 Department of Political Science, Haverford College

Research

My research interests surround gender, livelihoods and socially and...
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Rosario Carrillo Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Mexican American Studies
Email: carrillo@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-0409
Office: Cesar E Chavez Building 228

Academic Curriculum Vitae

Education

Ph.D. Educational Studies/Literacy and Educational Technology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, December 2006

M.A. Educational Technology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor December 2000

B.A. Chicano/a Studies, University of...
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Monica J. Casper, Ph.D.
Professor
Email: mjcasper@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-1112
Office: Douglass Building, Room 200W

Monica J. Casper, Ph.D., is a sociologist whose scholarly and teaching interests include gender, bodies, health, sexuality, disability, and trauma, with a particular emphasis on reproductive health and politics.

She has published several books including the award-winning The Making of...
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Julia Clancy-Smith Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of History
Email: juliac@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-8421
Office: Social Sciences 221

I. EDUCATION/TEACHING POSITIONS
Georgetown University M.A. 1978 (History)
École des Hautes Études, Paris 1976-77; 1979-80 (Ethnologie du Maghreb)
and Collège de France
American University in Cairo 1979 (Arabic)
University of California, Los Angeles Ph.D. 1988 (...
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Jennifer Croissant Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Gender & Women's Studies
Email: jlc@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-0079
FAX: 520-621-1533
Office: 206 GWS, 925 N. Tyndall

Jen Croissant (PhD Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Science & Technology Studies, 1994) is interested  in the sociology of science and technology, particularly feminist science studies.  Graduate Teaching includes ‘Science & Social Theory,’ ‘Technology & Social Theory,’ and the core...
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Barbara Cully
Adjunct Lecturer, English
Email: cullyb@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-0769
Office: Modern Languages

BA, 1980, San Diego State University; MFA, 1984, University of Iowa


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Irene D'Almeida Ph.D.
Professor of French and Francophone Studies
Email: dalmeida@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-7349
Office: Modern Languages 549

Irene D'Almeida, Professor of French and Francophone Studies, has just received a $60,000 grant from the prestigious American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS).

The grant will fund Professor D'Almeida's continuing research of the oral songs of Fon Women in Benin (Africa). 

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Linda Darling Ph.D.
History
Email: ldarling@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-9754
Office: Social Sciences 231

My research deals with fiscal administration in the Ottoman Empire and its connections with political legitimation, and I set my work on the Ottomans within the wider context of the early modern period in Europe and, to a lesser extent, states farther east. My current project examines Ottoman...
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Myra Dinnerstein Ph.D.
Research Professor Emerita
Email: myrad@email.arizona.edu

 Myra Dinnerstein was the founding director of the Women’s Studies department at the University of Arizona in 1975 and the founding director of its research institute, SIROW (the Southwest Institute for Research on Women}in 1979.  She served in those posts until 1989 when she became Research...
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Sapana Doshi Ph.D
Assistant Professor, School of Geography and Development
Email: sdoshi@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-1652
Office: Harvill 438

I am an Assistant Professor at the School of Geography and Development and a Faculty Affiliate in the Department of Gender and Women's Studies. My work explores the nexus of cultural politics and political economy in cities of the Global South and traverses the fields of critical development...
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Suzanne Dovi Ph.D.
Email: sdovi@email.arizona.edu

Office: Social Science 325
Office Hours: Thurs 9-10am

Suzanne Dovi is an Associate Professor of the School of Government and Public ...
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Javier Duran Ph.D.
Director, Confluence Center - in the Office of the Vice President for Research
Email: duran@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-5137
Office: ADMINISTRATION 601

Associate Professor, Spanish & Portuguese
Ph.D., Spanish & Portuguese, University of Arizona, 1995

research interests:  U.S.-Mexico Border Studies, critical theory, cultural studies, modern and contemporary Latin American narrative, Latin American women writers.

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Cat Euler
Adjunct Faculty
TEL: 520-621-2151
Office: Tyndall 110C

Catherine Euler received a PhD in history from the University of York, England, after writing an analysis of the overlapping discursive representations of class, race, politics, gender and same-sex intimacies in the diaries of Anne Lister (1791-1840). She is the author of chapter on the women’s...
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Aileen A. Feng Ph.D.
Associate Professor, French and Italian
Email: aafeng@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520)621-6428
Office: Modern Languages 570

Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley (2008). Associate Professor of Italian; Faculty Affiliate, Department of Gender & Women's Studies. Dr. Feng specializes in late-Medieval and Renaissance Italian literature with comparative interests in Latin and Medieval-Renaissance French literature...
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