We at the Department of Gender and Women's Studies stand with UA’s Institute for LGBT Studies to “vehemently oppose the continued attack on transgender rights. We stand in solidarity with our trans* family, friends, colleagues, and community and are committed to support movement toward inclusive education in Arizona, which encompasses trans* peoples’ right to participate in sports and athletic teams.”

Beth Plummer

About Beth Plummer

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 2017), which won 2013 Sixteenth Century Studies and Conference Gerald Strauss Book Prize. She currently is working on a book-length studies on the experiences of nuns in the German-speaking portion of the Holy Roman Empire during the long Reformation. Her research focuses on the impact of early modern religious reform movements on family and gender roles, the changing legal definitions of social norms and religious identity, and on tolerance, intolerance, and coexistence in early modern Germany.

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Beth Plummer
Associate Professor