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Department of Women's Studies

Department of Women's Studies

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Faculty

Department Head

Melissa Wright

  • Department Head of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Geography

(814) 863-5422

mww11@psu.edu

Faculty

Gabeba Baderoon

  • Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and African Studies

(814) 865-2372

gxb26@psu.edu

Ariane Cruz

  • Associate Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

(814) 865-8495

arianecruz@psu.edu

Amira Davis

  • Assistant Professor of History and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

ard51@psu.edu

Alicia Decker

  • Associate Professor of Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies and African Studies

(814) 867-3561

acd207@psu.edu

Lori Ginzberg

  • Professor of History and Women's Studies

(814) 863-8947

ldg1@psu.edu

Erin Heidt-Forsythe

  • Assistant Professor of Women's Studies and Political Science

(814) 865-1209

eah28@psu.edu

Hilary Malatino

  • Assistant Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

hjm30@psu.edu

Maha Marouan

  • Associate Professor of African American Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

mzm24@psu.edu

Jessica Matsick

  • Assistant Professor of Psychology and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

(814) 863-0126

jlm5295@psu.edu

AnneMarie Mingo

  • Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Women's Studies

(814) 867-5954

axm583@psu.edu

Benedicte Monicat

  • Professor of French and Women's Studies

(814) 865-1959

bmonicat@psu.edu

Courtney Morris

  • Assistant Professor African American Studies and Women's Studies

(814) 867-5953

cdm259@psu.edu

Lise Nelson

  • Associate Professor of Women's Studies and Geography

(814) 867-4174

lknelson@psu.edu

Mariana Ortega

  • Associate Professor of Philosophy and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

muo3@psu.edu

Jacqueline Reid-Walsh

  • Associate Professor of Education, Language & Literacy Education and Women's Studies

(814) 867-2732

jxr67@psu.edu

Tracy Rutler

  • Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies and Women's Studies

(814) 865-1492

tlr5393@psu.edu

Nancy Tuana

  • Professor of Ethics
  • Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies
  • Director, Rock Ethics Institute

(814) 865-1653

nat3@psu.edu

Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor

  • Professor of English and Women's Studies
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies

(814) 867-0367

jaw55@psu.edu

Melissa Wright

  • Department Head of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Geography

(814) 863-5422

mww11@psu.edu

Lecturers

Christine Libby

  • Lecturer in History, Religious Studies, and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

cml83@psu.edu

Manini Samarth

  • Senior Lecturer in English and Women's Studies

(814) 865-5311

mns2@psu.edu

Laura Spielvogel

  • Senior Lecturer in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

(814) 865-5254

lts5125@psu.edu

Jill Wood

  • Senior Lecturer in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

(814) 865-5708

jmw193@psu.edu

Emeritus Professors

Micaela Amateau Amato

  • Professor Emerita of Visual Arts and Women's Studies

mxa17@psu.edu

Mike Johnson

  • Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Women's Studies, and African and African American Studies (retired 2005)

(814) 404-6975

mpj@psu.edu

Joan Landes

  • Ferree Professor Emeritus of Early Modern History and Women's Studies

(814) 863-0046

jbl5@psu.edu

Phyllis Mansfield

  • Professor Emeritus of Women's Studies and Health Education

pkm@psu.edu

Carolyn Sachs

  • Professor of Rural Sociology and Women's Studies

(814) 863-8641

xyl@psu.edu

Susan Squier

  • Julia Brill Professor of Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies and English

(814) 863-3604

sxs62@psu.edu

Post Doctoral Teaching Fellows

Maria del Rosario Castro Bernardini

  • Dual PhD candidate in Rural Sociology & Women's Studies

muc288@psu.edu

Elizabeth Lagresa-González

  • Post Doctoral Teaching Fellow in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

elagresa@psu.edu