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 Emerita
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.
TEL: (520) 626-5908
FAX: (520) 621-1533
Rosi Andrade, Ph.D. is a Research 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, cultural...
Harrison Apple is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department Gender and Women's Studies with a minor in Information. They are the founding co-director of the Pittsburgh Queer History Project, an oral history and media preservation project focused on...
Diane Austin Ph.D.
Research Anthropologist, Director of School of Anthropology
Office: Emil W. Haury Anth. Bldg. 316
(Ph.D. UMich 1994)
Adele Barker Ph.D.
Professor, Russian/Slavic Studies, Emerita
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...
I am an historian (PhD, University of Arizona, 2005) whose primary intellectual interests include feminist pedagogy (teaching), ecofeminism, political ecology, environmental and labor history, and sports studies. In each of these, I am interested in understanding how power is constructed around...
Laura Berry Ph.D.
Associate Professor, English
Office: Modern Languages 445
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.
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.
Assistant Research Professor (continuing status)
Office: Harvill Building
Ph.D. 2001 Department of Sociology, Binghamton University
My research interests surround gender, livelihoods and socially and...
Office: GWS 212B
Derrais (pronounced like Paris) Carter is an interdisciplinary scholar and artist. He teaches courses on Black Critical Theory, Black Popular Music, and Black Queer Studies.
Currently, he is completing two scholarly monographs. The first, provisionally titled Obscene Material: Erasing...
Monica J. Casper, Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Inclusion
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...
Luna Chung is a PhD Student in Gender and Women’s Studies. Luna graduated with a B.A. in Women’s Studies and B.S. in Psychology from the University of Georgia. As a former refugee, her research focuses on preserving the oral history of Vietnamese refugees. Her research interests include:...
Julia Clancy-Smith Ph.D.
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, Retired
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, Retired
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
Associate 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...