Jennifer Croissant Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Department Head
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...
Victoria is a doctoral candidate in Gender and Women's Studies. Her work is focused on violence against women, narratives, and meaning in language. She holds an Masters of Public Health from University of Michigan.
Susan H Aiken Ph.D.
Professor for Department of English, Emerita
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...
Ana M Alonso Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Anthropology
Office: Emil W. Haury Anth. Bldg.
Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Chicago, 1988
Beth Alpert Nakhai
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...
Rosi Andrade Ph.D.
Director of Women's Services and Research; Associate Research Professor
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...
Harrison Apple is a Ph.D. student in the Department Gender and Women's Studies with a PhD Minor in Information. They are also the founding co-director of the Pittsburgh Queer History Project, which is an oral history and media preservation...
Jac Asher received her Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Riverside. Jac's teaching and research interests include gender and sexuality studies, African American literature, visual culture, and 19th- and 20th-century American literature.
Diane Austin Ph.D.
Associate Research Anthropologist, Bur of Applied Rsch in Anthro
Office: Emil W. Haury Anth. Bldg. 316
(Ph.D. UMich 1994)
Adele Barker Ph.D.
Professor, Russian/Slavic Studies
Office: LEARNING SVC BL
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...
Connie J. A. Beck Ph.D.
Associate Professor, The Psychology, Policy and Law Program
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...
Laura Berry Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Honors College
Office: SLONAKER HOUSE
PhD, University of California-Berkely, 1987
Director of the English Honors Program. Nineteenth-century British literature, the English novel.
Anne Betteridge Ph.D.
Director, Center for Middle Eastern Studies
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...
Katia da Costa Bezerra Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Spanish and Portuguese
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,...
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...
Stephanie Buechler Ph.D.
Research Associate and Adjunct Lecturer, School of Geography and Development
Office: Harvill Building
Ph.D. 2001 Department of Sociology, Binghamton University
My research interests surround gender, livelihoods and socially and...
Monica J. Casper, Ph.D.
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 particular expertise in reproductive health and politics. Her work is deeply interdisciplinary and includes such approaches as environmental...
Julia Clancy-Smith Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of History
TEL: (520) 626-8421
Office: Social Sciences 221
I. EDUCATION/TEACHING POSITIONS
Office: Marshall Bldg, Room 234
Anna Cooper’s research interests include classical and contemporary Hollywood, transnational and postcolonial cinemas, representations of gender, space/place/mobilities in film, and feminist film and media studies.
Her forthcoming monograph, titled An American Abroad: European Travel...
Adjunct Lecturer, English
Office: Modern Languages
BA, 1980, San Diego State University; MFA, 1984, University of Iowa
Irene D'Almeida Ph.D.
Professor of French and Francophone Studies
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).
Rae Erin Dachille
Dr. Rae Erin Dachille (Ph.D. in Buddhist Studies, University of California at Berkeley) specializes in the religious and artistic traditions of Himalayan Buddhism. Her research focuses upon representations of the body in art, ritual, philosophy, and medicine in Tibetan and Sanskrit sources. Dr...
Linda Darling Ph.D.
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...
Myra Dinnerstein Ph.D.
Research Professor Emerita
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...
Sapana Doshi Ph.D
Assistant Professor, School of Geography and Development
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...
Suzanne Dovi Ph.D.
Office: Social Science 325
Suzanne Dovi is an Associate Professor of the School of Government and Public ...
Javier Duran Ph.D.
Director, Confluence Center - in the Office of the Vice President for Research
Office: ADMINISTRATION 601
Associate Professor, Spanish & Portuguese
research interests: U.S.-Mexico Border Studies, critical theory, cultural studies, modern and contemporary Latin American narrative, Latin American women writers.
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...