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Women's and Gender Studies

Faculty

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Women's and Gender Studies

Address:
Wayne Hall 736
125 W. Rosedale Avenue
West Chester, PA 19382


Jean Bauer
610-436-2584
JBauer@wcupa.edu

Dr. Simon Ruchti, Chair
610-436-2464
ERuchti@wcupa.edu

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Faculty

Core Faculty

MARTHA DONKOR
Women's & Gender Studies, History
MDonkor@wcupa.edu
Transnational Feminisms; Women's History

LISA HUEBNER
Women's & Gender Studies, Sociology
LHuebner@wcupa.edu
Intersectionality; Work; Globalization; Intimacy; Violence; Feminist Theories; Qualitative Method

LIAM OLIVER LAIR
Women's & Gender Studies
LLair@wcupa.edu
Gender & Sexuality Studies;Transfeminisms;American Studies, Trans Studies; LGBTQ Studies;Gender & Race

TABASSUM RUBY
Women's & Gender Studies, Qualitative Methods
TRuby@wcupa.edu
Transnational/Global Feminisms, Islam, Gender, Modernity, Secularism, and Postcolonial and Critical Race Studies

E. SIMON RUCHTI
Women's & Gender Studies, Philosophy
ERuchti@wcupa.edu
Feminist Theories; Queer Theories; Masculinity Studies; Trans* Theories; Film and Performance Studies

 

Affiliated Faculty

JEN BACON
English
JBacon@wcupa.edu
Contemporary Rhetoric; Queer Theory; Lesbian Studies; Narrative Studies; Qualitative Research Methods

ELLIE BROWN
Psychology
EBrown@wcupa.edu
Research; Teaching and Clinical Interests in Children's Academic and Social-Emotional Development; Developmental Risk Related to Poverty and Oppression; Models of Individual and Social Change

JUANITA COMFORT
English
JComfort@wcupa.edu
Composition Theory & Pedagogy; Rhetorical Criticism; Black Feminist Essayists

VIRGINIA M. DA COSTA
Art
VdaCosta@wcupa.edu
Women Artists, Women Writers 1550-1700; Ancient and Medieval Art; Travel Abroad Programs

KRISTIN CROSSNEY
Geography & Planning
KCrossney@wcupa.edu
Urban Geography; Housing; Community Development; Racial Inequality; Quantitative Research Methods

ELI DEHOPE
Social Work
EDeHope@wcupa.edu
Aging; Mental Health; Health Care; Sexuality

JINA FAST
Women's and Gender Studies, Philosophy
JFast@wcupa.edu
Feminist Philosophy

JOY FRITSCHLE
Geography & Planning
JFritschle@wcupa.edu
Sustainability and Sustainable Development; Feminist Science and Pedagogy; Biogeography; Ecological Restoration and Environmental Conservation

SUSAN GANS
Psychology
SGans@wcupa.edu
Biological Psychology; Individual Differences Among Females in Reproductive Physiology and Behavior

KARIN GEDGE
History
KGedge@wcupa.edu
19th Century U.S. Cultural History; History of American Women; History of American Religions; History of Education and Pedagogy

ERIN HURT
2016 Interim Director of Women's and Gender Studies
English
EHurt@wcupa.edu
US Latina/O Literatures; 20th Century American Literatures; Women and Gender Studies

LAURI L. HYERS
Psychology
LHyers@wcupa.edu
Prejudice from the Target's Perspective; Activism; Rites of Passage to Womanhood; Group Identity; Social Psychology

DEAN JOHNSON
Philosophy, Peace & Conflict Studies
DJohnson4@wcupa.edu
Activism; Social Justice; Social Movements; Violence; Intersectionality; Nonviolence; Critical Race Theory; Critical Whiteness Studies; Women and Religion

LISA KIRSCHENBAUM
History
LKirschenbaum@wcupa.edu
Modern European and Russian History; History of Family and Childhood; Gender and the Experience and Memory of War

RODNEY MADER
English
RMader@wcupa.edu
Early American Literature and Cultural Studies; Queer Theory

DEBORAH MANDEL
Nursing
DMandel@wcupa.edu
RN-BSN Studies

DEBORAH MAHLSTEDT
Psychology
DMahlstedt@wcupa.edu
Social Psychology; Small Group Processes; Psychology of Women; Dating Violence; Models of Social Change

MELINA MCCONATHA-ROSLE
Psychology
MMcConatha-Rosle@wcupa.edu
Human Development; Gender; Family; Group Dynamics

LISA M. MILLHOUS
Communication Studies
LMillhous@wcupa.edu
Organizational Communication; Intercultural Communication; Small Group and Leadership Dynamics

MERRY PERRY
English
MPerry@wcupa.edu
Rhetoric and Composition; Cultural Studies; Feminist Theory and Pedagogy; Masculinities and Men's Studies; Beauty Culture; Early Modern Drama

RUTH PORRITT
Philosophy
RPorritt@wcupa.edu
Aesthetics; Feminist Aesthetics; Women and Creativity

GEETHA RAMANATHAN
English
GRamanathan@wcupa.edu
Third World; Black; Feminist Literature and Film

KATHLEEN RILEY
Literacy
KRiley@wcupa.edu
Gender and Sexuality in Literacy and Feminist Pedagogy

NANCY RUMFIELD
Art
NRumfield@wcupa.edu
Photographic Images; Women and Sexuality; Digital Design

STACEY SCHLAU
Languages & Cultures
SSchlau@wcupa.edu
Latin American and Spanish Women Writers; Narrative Theory; Colonial Latin American Literature

FRAUKE SCHNELL
Political Science
FSchnell@wcupa.edu
Public Opinion; Women and Politics; Political Psychology; Political Socialization; Research Methods

HELEN SCHROEPFER
Philosophy
HSchroepfer@wcupa.edu
Feminist Philosophy of Religion; Religion and Ethics; Contemporary Continental Thought

ELEANOR SHEVLIN
English
EShevlin@wcupa.edu
18th-Century British Literature and Culture; Postcolonial Writing and Theory; History of the Book

ADALE SHOLOCK
Women's & Gender Studies
ASholock@wcupa.edu
Anti-Racist Feminisms and White Privilege; Self-Representation and Visibility Politics; Feminist Theories and Methodologies; Women's Centers

CAROLYN SORISIO
English
CSorisio@wcupa.edu
Nineteenth Century American Literature; Representations of Race and Gender; Women's Literature

LINDA STEVENSON
Political Science
LStevenson@wcupa.edu
Latin American Culture and Politics

MARIA VAN LIEW
Languages & Cultures
MVanliew@wcupa.edu
Spanish Cultural Studies; Twentieth-Century Spanish Literature and Film; Feminist Film Theory

JULIE WIEST
Sociology
JWiest@wcupa.edu
Sociology of Culture; Social Psychology; Gender and Crime; Media Representation

JOAN WOOLFREY
Philosophy
JWoolfrey@wcupa.edu
Ethical Theory; Bioethics; Feminist Thought

HYOEJIN YOON
English
HYoon@wcupa.edu
Rhetoric & Composition; Critical Pedagogy; Critical Theory; Asian American Feminist Theories; Writing and Technology