Current Scholars

WRSC Scholars and Director

2018-19 WSRC Scholars

Resident Scholars 2019-20

Pnina Abir-Am
Pnina Abir-Am
Resident Scholar

Focus: Women scientists, RNA, gender bias

Penina Adelman
Penina Adelman
Resident Scholar

Focus: Creative writing, fictionalized family memoir

Nancer Ballard
Nancer Ballard
Resident Scholar

Focus: The Heroines Journey Project

Ornit Barkai
Ornit Barkai
Resident Scholar

Focus: Historic Jewish sex trade documentary

Helen Berger
Helen Berger
Resident Scholar

Focus: Contemporary pagans and alt-right

Linda Bond
Linda Bond
Resident Scholar

Focus: Art and social justice, politics

Susan Eisenberg

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

Mei-Mei Ellerman
Mei-Mei Ellerman
Resident Scholar

Focus: Creative writing, Chinese history; family, human trafficking, modern day slavery

Rachel Falmagne
Rachel Falmagne
Resident Scholar

Focus: "Thought, Society and the Person" book, critical psychology

Janet Freedman
Janet Freedman
Resident Scholar

Focus: feminism, Zionism and antisemitism

Karen Frostig

Focus: Camp Jungfernhof, memory and public art

Rajashree Ghosh

Focus: Women and urban spaces and experiences, slums in India

Nance Goldstein
Nance Goldstein
Resident Scholar

Focus: Physician burnout, podcast

Florence Graves
Florence Graves
Resident Scholar

Focus: #Me Too: Why did it take so long? Proposal for book

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Margaret Gullette
Resident Scholar

Focus: "A Few Things..." book on gender and aging

Laury Gutierrez
Laury Gutierrez
Resident Scholar

Focus: Latin American women composers, concerts, recordings

Suzanne Hanser
Suzanne Hanser
Resident Scholar

Focus: Sexual harassment in the academic setting

Laurie Kahn
Laurie Kahn
Resident Scholar

Focus: NASA women and space flight film

Amelia LeClair

Focus: Ethel Smyth music

Annette Liberman-Miller
Annette Liberman-Miller
Resident Scholar

Focus: Prime Time play

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Jutta Lindert
Resident Scholar

Focus: Violence and mental health

Frinde Maher
Frinde Maher
Resident Scholar

Focus: Memoir, anti-war activism

Dana Maiben
Dana Maiben
Resident Scholar

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

Ruth Nemzoff

Focus: Intergenerational relationships within families

Siti Nurjanah
Siti Nurjanah
Resident Scholar

Focus: Elections in Indonesia and women's empowerment

Patricia Palmieri
Patricia Palmieri
Resident Scholar

Focus: Single in America book

Linda Pololi
Linda Pololi
Resident Scholar

Focus: C-Change, action and research

Smriti Rao
Smriti Rao
Resident Scholar

Focus: Gendered labor and class relations in India

Susie Rivo
Susie Rivo
Resident Scholar

Focus: "LOP" documentary online platform, screenings, promotion

Robin A. Robinson
Robin A. Robinson
Resident Scholar

Focus: Trafficked gender violence young women in colonial America

Ellen Rosen
Ellen Rosen
Resident Scholar

Focus: Frances Perkins book, cooperative housing

Karin Rosenthal
Karin Rosenthal
Resident Scholar

Focus: Half silvered photography exhibition, holocaust research

Rosie Rosenzweig
Rosie Rosenzweig
Resident Scholar

Focus: Creativity, meditation and writing, manuscript, poetry

Rochelle Ruthchild
Rochelle Ruthchild
Resident Scholar

Focus: "LOP" documentary promotion and education, women and Russia

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

Eric Silverman
Eric Silverman
Resident Scholar

Focus: The Rhodes Project, lives and careers of Rhode scholar women

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Annie Storr
Resident Scholar

Focus: Ellen Gates Starr, arts education, social reform

Pamela Swing
Pamela Swing
Resident Scholar

Focus: Women's suffrage, "I Want to Go to Jail" play and performance

Kristin Waters
Kristin Waters
Resident Scholar

Focus: Maria W. Stewart, black feminist

Susan Wilson

Focus: Biography of Dr. Susan Dimock, pioneer in American medicine

Visiting Scholars 2019-20

Edith Chears
Edith Chears
Visiting Scholar

Focus: "The PP Factor" thin book

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Donna Dodson
Visiting Scholar

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

Melchor Hall
Melchor Hall
Visiting Scholar

Focus: International Black Feminisms book

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Kate Price
Visiting Scholar

Focus: Research into child sex trafficking in Appalachia

Vaughan Sills

Focus: "Mother Memoir" fine art photography on grief

Heather Treseler
Heather Treseler
Visiting Scholar

Focus: Poem manuscripts, work on poet Elizabeth Bishop

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Eva-Sabine Zehelein
Visiting Scholar

Focus: Assisted reproductive technologies

Dissertation Scholar 2019-20

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Vera Beloshitzkaya
Dissertation Scholar

Focus: Gender politics and policy in POSR communist democracies