Current Scholars

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Students on Brandeis Campus Fall 2021

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Resident Scholars 2021-22

Pnina Abir-Am
Pnina Abir-Am
Resident Scholar

Focus: Women scientists, RNA, gender bias

Edith Chears
Edith Chears
Resident Scholar

Focus: Organizational Leadership & Advancing Women’s Leadership

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Donna Dodson
Resident Scholar

Focus: Historical representations of amazons and female heroes in myth and life

Susan Eisenberg

Focus: On equal terms, women in construction, digital media project

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Margaret Morganroth Gullette
Resident Scholar

Focus: American Eldercide: How It Happened, Now to Prevent It the Next Time

Laury Gutierrez
Laury Gutierrez
Resident Scholar

Focus: Latin American women composers, concerts, recordings

K. Melchor Quick Hall
K. Melchor Quick Hall
Resident Scholar

Focus: International Black Feminisms book

Dana Maiben
Dana Maiben
Resident Scholar

Focus: Compositions such as "The Green House" and performances

Siti Nurjanah
Siti Nurjanah
Resident Scholar

Focus: Elections in Indonesia and women's empowerment

Linda Pololi
Linda Pololi
Resident Scholar

Focus: C-Change, action and research

Phoebe Schnitzer
Phoebe Schnitzer
Resident Scholar

Focus: Survey: Pre-college sexual education curricula in the U.S.

Angela Shpolberg
Angela Shpolberg
Resident Scholar

Focus: U.S. women journalists writing about Russia

Heather Treseler
Heather Treseler
Resident Scholar

Focus: Poem manuscripts, work on poet Elizabeth Bishop

Visiting Scholars 2021-22

Barbara Berenson
Barbara Berenson
Visiting Scholar

Focus: Women's activism during the suffrage era and the 1920s in the U.S., the battle for the Equal Rights Amendment in the U.S., constitutional law, with a particular focus on the role of state supreme courts.

Mei-Ling Ellerman
Mei-Ling Ellerman
Visiting Scholar

Focus: Domestic Violence/Coercive Control, Power and Subordination

Selina Gallo Cruz
Selina Gallo-Cruz
Visiting Scholar

Focus: Women's Political Power in Post War Years

Maryam Ghodrati
Maryam Ghodrati
Visiting Scholar

Focus: Trauma and literary theory, Representation of trauma in art and literature, Post-war PTSD, male gaze, and female subjectivity

Kate Larson
Kate Larson
Visiting Scholar

Focus: 19th and 20th Century Women and African American History;Biography;Public History

Victoria Papa
Victoria Papa
Visiting Scholar

Focus: Feminism counter history of modernism and psychoanalysis, Trauma

Jyoti Puri
Jyoti Puri
Visiting Scholar

Focus: Death, Sexuality, Gender, State, Nation, Postcolonial and Intersectional Feminisms

Anita Wyzanski Robboy
Anita Wyzanski Robboy
Visiting Scholar

Focus: Writing biography of Gisela Warburg Wyzanski

Ama Saran
Ama Saran
Visiting Scholar

Focus: Phenomenological exploration of older, black women's lived experience under the cover of Covid in South Carolina's Gullah Geechee Cultural Corridor. Intersection of race, gender, sexual citizenship, and aging.

Shane Snowdon
Shane Snowdon
Visiting Scholar

Focus: U.S. feminist publications, Rep. Bella Abzug, gender-driven traffic violence

 

Nafisa Tanjeem
Nafisa Tanjeem
Visiting Scholar

Focus: Transnational feminism, feminist globalization studies, social movements

Joana Toro
Joana Toro
Visiting Scholar

Focus: Documentary Photography Gender issues and Social Justice

Lihua Wang
Lihua Wang
Visiting Scholar

Focus: Chinese state, masculinity and feminism

Dissertation Scholar 2021-22

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Sari Fein
Dissertation Scholar

Title of Dissertation: Conceiving Motherhood: The Reception of Biblical Mothers in the Early Jewish Imagination

Deborah Feingold
Deborah Feingold
Dissertation Scholar

Title of Dissertation: Aging in Modern Hebrew Literature: Feminist and Queer Readings of the Subject and the Nation

Jocelyn E. Marshall
Jocelyn E. Marshall
Dissertation Scholar

Focus: Contemporary U.S. Women & Queer Art and Literature, Trauma Studies, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Diaspora Studies