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Katerina Sinclair
Statistician, Research Methodologist, SW Institute for Rsch on Women
Email: kos1@email.arizona.edu
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Cody Sinks
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Kristy Slominski
Assistant Professor
Email: slominski@email.arizona.edu

Dr. Kristy Slominski (Ph.D. in Religious Studies with a Doctoral Emphasis in Feminist Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara) is an Assistant Professor of Religion, Science, and Health in the Department of Religious Studies and Classics. Her research specializes in the history of...
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Sandra Soto Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Email: sotos@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-9150
Office: Tyndall 212A

Sandra K. Soto is Associate Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies, and affiliate faculty of English, the Latin American Studies, Mexican American Studies and Social and Cultural Theory at the University of Arizona. She is the former editor of Feminist Formations, and an Associate...
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Leigh Carducci Spencer
Program Coordinator
Email: spencerl@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-5656
FAX: 520-621-1533

Offering a wealth of experience in fundraising, event coordination and project management, Leigh Spencer brings dedication, a delightful sense of humor and a positive outlook to her role as Program Coordinator for WOSAC. Leigh feels her favorite part of the job will be special events. "Working...
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Tyina Steptoe
Associate Professor, History (Tenured); Associate Professor, Applied Intercultural Arts Research - GIDP (Non-Tenure Eligible)
Email: tsteptoe@arizona.edu
Office: Cesar E Chavez Building Room #319D

I write and teach about race, gender, and culture in the United States. My book, Houston Bound: Culture and Color in a Jim Crow City, received the Kenneth Jackson Award for Best Book of 2016 (North American) from the Urban History...
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Sally Stevens Ph.D.
Email: sstevens@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-9558
Office: Tyndall 205B

Sally J. Stevens, PhD, LSAC is a Distinguished Outreach Professor in Gender and Women’s Studies and a Research Professor with the Southwest Institute for Research on Women at the University of Arizona. Dr. Stevens conducts process and outcome studies in the area of health and...
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Susan Stryker Ph.D.
Email: susanstryker@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520.282.0369

Susan Stryker is Professor Emerita of Gender and Women’s Studies. Since retiring from UofA, she has been Presidential Fellow and Visiting Professor of Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies at Yale University (2019-2020) and Barbara Lee Distinguished Chair in Women’s Leadership, Mills College (...
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Laura Tabili Ph.D.
Professor, History
Email: tabili@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-8420
Office: Social Sciences (#27)

(Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1988)

Since coming to the University of Arizona in 1988, I have been responsible for
guiding undergraduate and graduate students who wish to study Modern European
history.  I teach an array of courses that take Europe as a whole, rather than
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Kamran Talattof Ph.D.
Professor, School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies, School of Middle Eastern/North
Email: talattof@email.arizona.edu
Office: Marshall Bldg. 446

(Ph.D. University of Michigan 1996)

Research Interests

Dr. Kamran Talattof is professor of Persian language and literature and Iranian culture. Many of his research and publication focus on issues of gender, sexuality, ideology, culture, and language pedagogy. He examines how...
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Melissa Tatum
Research Professor of Law
Email: mtatum@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520.626.8150

Melissa L. Tatum is a law professor specializing in issues involving tribal courts and tribal governments, as well as in issues of law, culture, and identity.  She is considered one of the leading experts in the interpretation and implementation of the protection order provisions of the Violence...
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Michelle Tellez
Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
Email: michelletellez@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-0409
Office: César Chavez Bldg., Room 228

Dr. Michelle Téllez, an interdisciplinary scholar trained in Community Studies, Sociology, Chicana/o Studies and Education, writes about...
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Judy Temple Ph.D.
Professor of Gender and Women's Studies and English
Email: jtemple@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-3573

Judy Nolte Temple is the author of 'A Secret to be Burried': The Diary and Life of Emily Hawley Gillespie, 1858-1888 (under surname Lensink) and has edited to two volumes of essays about Southwestern Literature and Cultures. She teaches an undergraduate course on Women in Literature that traces...
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Russell Toomey
Associate Professor
Email: toomey@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-4009

Dr. Russell Toomey is University of Arizona Distinguished Scholar and Associate Professor of Family Studies and Human Development at the University of Arizona. He is also the Chair of the Youth Development and Resilience research initiative of the Frances McClelland Institute for Children, Youth...
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Michael Truelsen
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Abe Weil
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Susan M. White Ph.D.
Professor of Film and Literature, Department of English
Email: swhite@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-7404
Office: Modern Languages


Associate Professor of Film and Literature, Department of English, University of Arizona
Film Editor, Arizona Quarterly
1987  Ph.D., Comparative Literature, Johns Hopkins University
1981  M.A., French...
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Jill M. Williams
Director, Women in Science and Engineering Program
Email: jillmwilliams@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-9152
Office: GWS Building, 202a

Dr. Jill Williams stepped in as WISE Director in November of 2014. Before taking this position,...
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Lynda M. Zwinger Ph.D.
Associate Professor, English
Email: lyndaz@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-7401
Office: Modern Languages

American novel, feminist studies, eighteenth and nineteenth-century English novel, psychoanalytic theory.

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