Principal Faculty of the Feminist Studies Graduate Program
Professor, Feminist Studies and History
Ph.D., History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz
Women's history, feminist oral history and memoir, feminist pedagogy, African American women's history, queer studies, feminist Jewish studies, feminist critical race studies. Author of Intimate Politics: How I Grew Up Red, Fought for Free Speech, and Became a Feminist Rebel (Seal Press 2006), The Morning Breaks: The Trial of Angela Davis (1999), Tapestries of Life: Women’s Work, Women’s Consciousness and the Meaning of Daily Life (1989), and Women’s Legacies: Essays on Race, Sex, and Class in American History (1982).
Associate Professor, Feminist Studies
Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania, Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies
South Asian studies, colonial historiography; feminist theories; queer theory; critical race studies; nineteenth century interdisciplinary studies.
Her research engages the poetics and politics of sexuality, geopolitics and historiography. Her first book For the Record: On Sexuality and the Colonial Archive in India (Duke University Press, 2009) considers the following questions: Why does sexuality (still) seek its truth in the historical archive? What are the spatial and temporal logics that compel such a return? And conversely, what kind of "archive" does such a recuperative hermeneutics produce? Her second book-project, Margins of Desire: Sexuality, Historiography, South Asia, grows out of her interest in the figurations of sexuality, ethics and collectivity in colonial British and Portuguese India.
Associate Professor, Feminist Studies, Digital Arts & New Media
Ph.D. Literature and Cultural Studies University of California, San Diego
U.S. and Eastern European film and media; cultural studies and critical theory; war and nationalism; gender, ethnicity, and religion. Author of American Empire on Film and Television: From the Cold War to the War on Terror, under review, Routledge (American Film Institute Readers) and “Dracula as Ethnic Conflict: The Technologies of ‘Humanitarian Intervention’ in the Balkans during the 1999 NATO Bombing of Serbia and Kosovo.” In Monsters and the Monstrous: Myths and Metaphors of Enduring Evil, Niall Scott, ed. (Rodopi, 2007).
Professor, Feminist Studies, History of Consciousness, and Philosophy
Ph.D., Theoretical Particle Physics, SUNY – Stony Brook
Feminist theory, physics, twentieth-century continental philosophy, epistemology, ontology, philosophy of physics, cultural studies of science, feminist science studies. Author of Meeting the Universe Halfway: Quantum Physics and the Entanglement of Matter and Meaning (Duke University Press, 2007).
Associate Professor, Feminist Studies, History of Consciousness, and Legal Studies
Ph.D., English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University
Africana literary and cultural studies; legal theory; popular culture. Author of Anchored to the Real: Black Literature in the Wake of Anthropology (forthcoming). Editor of Black Popular Culture (1993-1999).
Associate Professor, Feminist Studies, Anthropology, Latin American and Latino Studies
Ph.D. Cultrual and Social Anthropology, Stanford University
Gender and sexuality, race and ethnicity, Latina/o studies, media and cultural studies, ethnography of media, feminism, queer theory, multimedia production, Latin American studies - Colombia and Venezuela, citizenship and social participation, Social Documentation.
Felicity Amaya Schaeffer
Associate Professor, Feminist Studies
Ph.D. American Studies, Minor in Advanced Feminist Studies, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Border and hemispheric studies, globalization, transnational feminisms.
Associate Faculty of the Feminist Studies Graduate Program
Noriko Aso, History
Julie Bettie, Sociology
Heather Bullock, Psychology
Mayanthi Fernando, Anthropology
Carla Freccero, Literature, Feminist Studies, History of Consciousness
Rosa-Linda Fregoso, Latin American and Latino Studies, Feminist Studies
Jennifer Gonzalez, History of Art and Visual Culture
Shelly Grabe, Psychology
Lisbeth Haas, History, Feminist Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies
Gail Hershatter, History
Emily Honig, History
Norma Klahn, Literature
Campbell Leaper, Psychology
Peter Limbrick, Film and Digital Media
Tanya Merchant, Music
Megan Moodie, Anthropology
Jennifer Reardon, Sociology
Vanita Seth, Politics
Shelley Stamp, Film and Digital Media
Dana Takagi, Sociology
Anna Tsing, Anthropology
Marilyn Westerkamp, History
Patricia Zavella, Latin American and Latino Studies