Resident and Affiliated Faculty
The Women's Studies Research Center is delighted and honored to have the following Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies distinguished Core Faculty affiliated with the center:
Expertise: Christian studies, New Testament, Post-Biblical Judaism, Early Christian Literature and History, Women and Religion, History of Sexuality, Feminist Sexual Ethics (including focus on law and sexuality), History of Slavery
Expertise: Gannit Ankori has published and lectured extensively about modern and contemporary art from a global perspective, with emphasis on issues pertaining to gender, national identity, religion, trauma, exile, hybridity and their manifestations in the creative arts. Her geographical regions of expertise, include the Middle East and Mexico.
Expertise: Poetry—with a particular interest in poems that engage with a sense of place, biology, history, queer identity, and collaborations with/responses to visual art. Literature that bridges worlds. Literary publishing that includes and pushes beyond the traditional magazine format.
Expertise: Nonprofit Organizations and Foundations, Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Communities of Color, Queer of Color Critique
Expertise: Movement for the Actor, Historical Dance and Movement Styles, Modern Dance, Composition and Choreography, Clown, Mask, Rudolf Laban and Francois Delsarte Movement Theory and Systems, History of Dance and Movement Training, Lecturer in Dance Composition, Poetry, Literature, Design and the Visual Arts serving as sources for creating Dance Movement Theater and the creative process.
Anglophone and Francophone African literature; Caribbean literature; critical theory; film/media; gender and sexuality studies; postcolonial theory and literature.
Expertise: Asian American studies, transnational U.S. history, modern Korea, women’s history, gender and sexuality, oral history, critical mixed race studies
Expertise: Gender, culture and sustainable development/conservation; Gender, livelihoods and social differentiation; Globalization gender and livelihoods; indigenous peoples and ethnicity in development; ethnic spirituality and health.
Expertise: Economic anthropology, mining and resources, anthropology of finance, materiality.
Expertise: Jewish History, Women's and Gender Studies.
Expertise: Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy (Gender and Race)
Expertise: Modern and Contemporary Art
Expertise: Modern European history. Social history. Italian cinema and culture. She chairs the Program in Film, Television and Interactive Media.
Expertise: English literature, Medieval Studies, Book History, Premodern Race, Gender and Sexuality, Jewish/Christian relations, Digital Humanities, Digital Media, Digital Alt-Right, Medievalism
Expertise: Roman Art, Archaeology, Civilization, Culture, Engineering, Technology, and Daily Life (including sanitation, toilets, and water systems); Pompeii, Herculaneum, and other sites near Mt. Vesuvius on the Bay of Naples; Ancient Greek Art and Archaeology; Latin Language and Literature; Mythology in Greek and Roman Art and Text; and Greek Language and Literature.
Expertise: Acting, Improvisation, Viewpoints, Collaborative Process/Devising
Expertise: Social-cultural theory. Anthropology of aging. Gender and sexuality. Person and self. Medical anthropology. Immigrant and transnational communities. Understandings of Modernity. South Asia. South Asian Americans. US cultural-historical practices of aging.
Expertise: The novel in Russia and Europe of the nineteenth century. The short story in Russia. The literature of childhood and children's literature.
Expertise: African and Black Atlantic history; West Africa; Ghana; race, gender, and sexuality; comparative colonialisms and nationalisms; migration and maritime histories.
Expertise: Sociology of Health and Illness, Science and Technology Studies, Environmental Sociology, Research Methods
Expertise: Moral, social, and political philosophy/feminist theory
Expertise: African and Afro-American literature. Caribbean literature.
Expertise: Sociology of Health and Illness; Sociology of Reproduction; Population and Development; Global Health; Science and Technology Studies (STS); Global Ethnography; Research Methods; Sub-Saharan Africa.
Expertise: Gender, Sexuality, Transnational Social Movements, Development, Labor and Labor Movements, Feminist Theory, HIV/AIDS, Ethnographic and Interview Methods, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa
Expertise: German as a Foreign Language; Climate Change and the Humanities; Fairy Tales; Jewish-German Dialogue; German Women Writers, German Cinema, Age of Goethe, German Drama.
Expertise: Chinese and Asian modern art