Mary Koss Ph.D.
Regents’ Professor for Department of Health Promotion Sciences
TEL: (520) 626-3998
Office: Drachman 248A
(PhD University of Minnesota, 1972)
Mary Koss, PhD, is a Regents’ Professor. The title Regents’ Professor is the awarded by the Arizona Board of Regents and she is among three so honored in the Arizona Health Sciences Center. In her work on gender-based violence Dr. Koss served on the...
Barbara Kosta Ph.D.
Professor and Department Head, German Studies
TEL: (520) 621-7389
Office: German Studies - LSB 322
Barbara Kosta received her Ph.D. in German from the University of California, Berkeley.
She is the author of Recasting Autobiography: Women's Counterfictions in Contemporary German Literature and Film (Cornell UP, 1994), and co-editor of Writing Against Boundaries: Gender, Ethnicity and...
Elena L'Annunziata Monge
Elena is a first year Ph.D student whose research interests include postcolonial, Chicana, and U.S. Third World feminisms, immigration, social movements, food sovereignty and food justice. Previously Elena received her M.A. in an interdisciplinary program titled Environment and Community from...
Jamie Ann Lee
Jamie A. Lee is Assistant Professor of Digital Culture, Information, and Society in the School of Information (Arizona’s iSchool) at the University of Arizona. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on Digital Storytelling & Culture, Information Environments from Latino and Native...
Jenny J. Lee Ph.D.
Professor, Educational Policy Studies and Practice
Office: 305 Education Building
Jenny J. Lee, Professor
Dr. Lee's research encompasses a range of key higher education issues that center on organizational cultures and the underlying influences as they relate to important patterns of organizational behaviors and change in...
Geta LeSeur Ph.D.
Professor, English, Emerita
Office: Modern Languages 445
Adela C. Licona Ph.D.
Associate Professor, English
Office: Modern Languages 460
Affiliations / Service
National Women's Studies Association
Eithne Luibheid Ph.D.
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Office: Tyndall 109
Eithne Luibhéid is Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies. She holds a Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies from Berkeley, and her research focuses on the connections among queer lives, racialization processes, state immigration controls, and citizenship. She served as the Director of the Institute for...
Linda Lumsden Ph.D.
TEL: (520) 243-0533
Office: Marshall 338
Assistant Professor (2006)
Linda Lumsden is director of graduate studies at the School of Journalism. She...
Eileen Luna-Firebaugh Ph.D.
Associate Professor, American Indian Studies, Retired
TEL: (520) 621-2262
Office: Harvill 214
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Patricia MacCorquodale Ph.D.
Professor and Dean Emerita, Honors College
Office: GWS 108
Patricia MacCorquodale is the author of many essays including "Women in the Law: Tokens or Partners?" (Gender & Society 1993), and of Changing our Minds: Feminist Transformations of Knowledge (State University of NY Press, 1988, with Aiken, Anderson,...
Sallie A. Marston Ph.D.
Professor, School of Geography and Development
Office: Richard P. Harvill Building
Ph.D. 1986, Geography, University of Colorado
Leerom Medovoi Ph.D.
Professor, Department of English
TEL: (520) 621-3287
Office: 445 Modern Languages Bldg
Lee Medovoi is a Professor of English at the University of Arizona. A graduate of the Ph.D. program in Modern Thought and Literature at Stanford University, he was the founding director of the Portland Center for Public Humanities and is currently a member of the PMLA editorial board. He is...
Lindsay M. Montgomery is an Assistant Professor in the School of Anthropology at the University of Arizona who teaches and writes about colonialism, indigenous ontologies, nomadism, resistance, and resiliency. She investigates the material practices of mobile indigenous communities, including...
Associate Professor, School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies
Maha Nassar is an Associate Professor in the School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies at the University of Arizona, where she specializes in Arab cultural and intellectual history with a focus on Palestinians. Her book, which received a 2018 Palestine Book Award, is titled Brothers...
Gloria Negrete-Lopez is a Doctoral Candidate in Gender and Women’s Studies with a Minor in Mexican-American Studies at the University of Arizona. Her developing dissertation focuses on the role of abolitionist cultural work in disrupting narratives of (im)migrant criminality. Her research...
Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
Dr. Z Nicolazzo is an Assistant Professor of Trans* Studies in Education at the Center for the Study of Higher Education and a member of the Trans* Studies Initiative at the University of Arizona. She earned her Ph.D. in Student Affairs in Higher Education at Miami...
Leslye Obiora J.S.D.
Professor of Law, Law
Office: College of Law Building
Admitted to Practice...
Office: Gender & Women's Studies
Juan Ochoa is a PhD Candidate working on his dissertation, "¡Quiero que me llames joto!/Call me joto!: Gay Chicano Men (Re)Imagining the Brown Body, that explores gay Chicano/Latino men's subject formation through cultural production. His dissertation conceptualizes a joteria analytics...
Anna O’Leary Ph.D.
Department Head/ Mexican American Studies
Office: Cesar E Chavez Building
Dr. Anna Ochoa O’Leary received her Doctorate Degree in Anthropology from the University of Arizona, where she specialized in applied anthropology. She is a 2006-2007 Fulbright Scholar and is currently an associate professor at the Department of Mexican American Studies at the University of...
Research Social Scientist and Professor
Dr. Emma Perez earned a PH.D. in history from UCLA and taught in the Department of History at the University of Texas, El Paso from 1990 to 2003, where she also functioned as Chair. From 2003 to 2017, she taught in the Department of Ethnic Studies at University of Colorado, Boulder, also serving...
Erika Perez Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of History
Office: Chavez 326
In 2018, I published my first book on interethnic godparenting, sexuality and marriage in early Southern California. My study shows how people wielded and responded to colonial power in their everyday intimate encounters. My book traverses the Spanish, Mexican and early American periods from...
V. Spike Peterson Ph.D.
Professor, School of Government and Public Policy
Office: SOCIAL SCIENCES
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Jadwiga Pieper Mooney Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of History
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:...
Ivy L. Pike Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Anthropology
TEL: (520) 626-2099
FAX: (520) 621-2088
Office: Emil W. Haury Building
Associate Professor of Anthropology
My research blends the impacts of inequality on health with the acknowledgement that human biology is shaped by our evolutionary heritage. I am interested in blending evolution and embodiment - what evolutionary mechanisms allow us to track our social...
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Office: Haury 315
I am a medical anthropologist focused on surgical practice and the production, circulation and application of expert knowledge on gendered bodies. My first book, The Look of a Woman (2017, Duke University Press), examines facial feminization surgery, a series of bone and soft...
Dr. Plummer is the Susan C. Karant Nunn Chair in Reformation and Early Modern European History and Associate Professor of History. She is the author of From Priest’s Whore to Pastor’s Wife: Clerical Marriage and the Process of Reform in the Early German Reformation (2012; pbk...
Associate Research Social Scientist, SW Institute for Rsch on Women
Claudia Powell holds an M.Ed in Educational Administration. She is an Associate Research Social Scientist with SIROW. Claudia has worked in the field of substance abuse treatment, HIV prevention, and domestic violence for the past 8 years. Projects include an Office on...