Hanan Hammad

Professor and Director of Middle East Studies · Texas Christian University

Professor Hammad focuses on Middle Eastern history and Islamic civilization

Modern Middle Eastern History Revolutionary Iran Middle East Women in Syria and Iraq

Tiffany Muller Myrdahl

Urbanist and Feminist Geographer · Simon Fraser University

Specializes in equity and inclusion. Uses policy analysis and collaborative research with women and LGBTQ people to examine urban change.

Geographies of social difference (with an emphasis on gender and sexuality) Municipal Social Inclusion Policy Qualitative and Mixed Method Research Oral history methods for research and policymaking

Amy Gravino

Relationship Coach · Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services

President, A.S.C.O.T. Consulting, Autism Sexuality Advocate, Writer, International Speaker

Autism and Behavior Analysis Public Speaking Writing Blogging Sexuality

Diana C. Parry

Professor, Applied Health Sciences, Special Advisor to the President, Women's and Gender Issues · University of Waterloo

Dr. Diana C. Parry research explores the roles of leisure in women’s health and wellbeing through a feminist lens.

Women's Leisure Gender Leisure Health and Well-Being Qualitative Inquiry Feminist Theory

Laura Briggs

Professor of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Laura Briggs is an expert on U.S. and international reproductive politics, child welfare policy and transnational and transracial adoption.

Transnational Adoption Reproduction Politics Adoption Child Separation

Jane Caputi, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Jane Caputi, Ph.D., is an expert in contemporary American cultural studies, including popular culture, gender and violence, and ecofeminism.

Feminism Gender and Violence Contemporary American Cultural Studies Popular Culture Ecofeminism

Sophie Bjork-James

Assistant Professor of the Practice in Anthropology · Vanderbilt University

Expert on the U.S.-based religious right and the white nationalist movement, particularly online communities.

Conservative Christianity Religion White Nationalism Reproductive Politics Race and Racism

Yanjie Wang

Associate Professor of Asian and Asian American Studies; Coordinator for the Asian and Pacific Studies Program · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Ecocinema Gender and Sexuality Trauma and Violence Displacement and Internal Migration Chinese cinema

Regina Rahimi

Professor · Georgia Southern University

Regina Rahimi research is focused on issues of gender and sexuality in education and middle and high school drop outs.

Race and Class in Education Middle and High School Drop Outs Issues of Gender in Education Issues of Sexuality in Education Adolescent Literacy

Richard L. Gilbert

Professor Emeritus of Psychological Science · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Psychology and New Digital Technologies Cyberpsychology Virtual Reality Lifespan Human Development

Michele Hammers

Associate Dean and Professor of Communication Studies, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Associate Dean and Professor of Communication Studies

Feminist Media Studies Qualitative Research Methods Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Social Movements Rhetorical Criticism

Lisa Loutzenheiser

Associate Professor, Curriculum and Pedagogy · University of British Columbia

Lisa Loutzenheiser's research is focused on the educational experiences of marginalized youth.

Youth and Education Qualitative Methods Sociology of Education Anthropology of Education Queer Theory

Allyson Poska

Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Poska is an internationally known expert on the history of women in early modern Europe and colonial Latin America.

Smallpox Vaccination Spanish History Latin American History Women's History

Kristen Zaleski

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical Associate Professor focused on sexual assault victims and psychotherapy.

Neurobiology Empathy Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Sexual Assault Psychotherapy

Charlene Senn

Professor of Psychology and Women's and Gender Studies · University of Windsor

Dr. Charlene Senn's research centres primarily on male violence against women with a focus on sexual violence interventions.

Women's and Gender Studies Violence Against Women Sexual Violence and Campus Interventions Male Violence Against Women Applied Social Psychology

Gary Richards

Professor of English · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Richards' research focuses on Southern literature.

Southern Literature and Culture American Fiction Contemporary Drama English Harper Lee

Elizabeth McRae

Associate Professor · Western Carolina University

Elizabeth McRae’s teaching and research interests include the intersection of race, gender and politics in America and in the modern South.

American History American South Race and Politics Gender and Politics Modern South

Eva Lefkowitz, Ph.D.

Professor, HDFS · University of Connecticut

Dr. Lefkowitz's research focuses on sexual health across adolescence and the transition to adulthood

Sexuality Sexual Behavior Adolescence Risky Behaviors Romantic Relationships

Emily Deering Crosby

Assistant Professor of Communication · University of Mary Washington

Emily Deering Crosby is a rhetorical critic of popular culture with research concentrations in feminist criticism.

Popular Culture Feminist Criticism Critical Sport Study Digital Rhetoric Women in Country Music

Michele T. Berger, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Women's and Gender Studies, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Teaching and research interests include multiracial feminism, HIV/AIDS activism and women's and gender studies scholarship. (see more below)

Women's and Gender Studies HIV/AIDS Activism Multi-racial feminism Faculty Development Women in Leadership