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Core Faculty

Name Email Office Phone
Aren Aizura
Assistant Professor 456 Ford Hall 612-626-9824
Susan Craddock
Professor 444 Ford Hall 612-625-5535
Jigna Desai
Professor 410 Ford Hall 612-624-0363
Annie Hill
Assistant Professor 453 Ford Hall 612-625-8730
Zenzele Isoke
Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor 437 Ford Hall 612-626-8954
Miranda Joseph
Visiting Professor
CLA Winton Chair 414 Ford Hall 612-624-1348
Lorena Muñoz
Assistant Professor 432 Ford Hall 612-624-2191
Richa Nagar
Professor of the College
Russell M. and Elizabeth M. Bennett Chair in Excellence
Beverly and Richard Fink Professor in Liberal Arts 443 Ford Hall 612-625-2028
Lena Palacios
Assistant Professor 444 Ford Hall 612-624-7319
Sima Shakhsari
Assistant Professor  428 Ford Hall 612-301-1720
Siri Suh
Assistant Professor 436 Ford Hall 612-624-9326
Edén Torres
Associate Professor 459 Ford Hall 612-625-5035

Post-Doctoral Fellows & Teaching Specialists

Name Email Office Phone
Michelle Garvey
Lecturer 415 Ford Hall 612-626-7443
Kari Smalkoski
Postdoctoral Fellow 463 Ford Hall 612-626-8190

Affiliate Faculty

The following faculty members can serve as dissertation co-advisors and as a member or reader on graduate committees. Members on this list can serve as internal graduate faculty members in feminist studies or as external faculty members from their home departments.

Name Department
Albrecht, Lisa School of Social Work
Asher, Nina Curriculum and Instruction
Barajas, Heidi Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC)
Bonilla, Zobeida Epidemiology and Community Health
Brewer, Mária French & Italian
Brewer, Rose African American and African Studies
Brown, Karen ICGC
Campbell, Karlyn Kohrs Communication Studies
Castellanos, Bianet American Studies
Cawo, Abdi Sociology
Chambers, Sarah History
Chatterjea, Ananya Theater Arts and Dance
Cherbuliez, Juliette French & Italian
Clark, Anna History
Coleman, Eli Family Medicine and Community Health
Collins, Joshua Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development
Craig, Siobhan English
Davalos, Karen Mary Chicano and Latino Studies
Deutsch, Tracey History
Driscoll Derickson, Kate Geography, Environment, and Society
Duvall, Raymond Political Science
Fajardo, Kale American Studies
Ferlito, Susanna French & Italian
Ferran, Ofelia Spanish and Portuguese
Ferreira, Ana Paula Spanish and Portuguese
Forcinito, Ana Spanish and Portuguese
Friedmann-Sanchez, Greta HHH, Global Policy
Garcia, Cindy Theatre Arts and Dance
Garner, Shirley English
Gilgun, Jane School of Social Work
Githire, Njeri African American and African Studies
Hennefeld, Maggie Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature
Ho, Karen Anthropology
Hu-Pegues, Juliana American Indian Studies
Hull, Kathleen Sociology
Isaka, Maki Asian Languages and Literature
Ismail, Qadri English
Kane, Mary Jo School of Kinesiology
Karjanen, David American Studies
Karras, Ruth Mazzo History
Kohlstedt, Sally Gregory History of Science, Technology & Medicine
Larasati, Diyah Theatre Arts and Dance
Lee, Amy Postsecondary Teaching and Learning
Lee, Josephine English
Løland Levinson, Hanne Classical and Near Eastern Studies
May, Elaine Tyler American Studies
Maynes, Mary Jo History
Mayo, J.B. Curriculum and Instruction
McCormick, Richard German, Scandinavian, and Dutch
Messer-Davidow, Ellen English
Murphy, Kevin American Studies
Norling, Lisa History
Ouellette, Laurie Communication Studies
Pahwa, Sonali Theater Arts and Dance
Pierce, Jennifer American Studies
Pohlandt-McCormick, Helena History
Powell, Elliott American Studies
Prell, Riv-Ellen American Studies
Rabinowitz, Paula English
Raheja, Gloria Anthropology
Ropers-Huilman, Rebecca Organization Leadership/Policy Development
Ross, Michael Family Medicine and Community Health
Sawhney, Simona Asian Languages and Literature
Schuster, Mary Lay Writing Studies
Sheldon, Amy Communication Studies
Sivert, Eileen French & Italian
Spears-Rico, Gabriela Chicano and Latino Studies
Sprengnether, Madelon English
Squires, Catherine Communications
Tageldin, Shaden Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature
Taussig, Karen-Sue Anthropology
Tronto, Joan Political Science
Valentine, David Anthropology
Vavrus, Frances Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development
Vavrus, Mary Communication Studies
Wahlstrom, Billie Writing Studies
Waltner, Ann History
Welke, Barbara History
Williamson, Terrion African American and African Studies
Willow, Diane Art
Zuk, Marlene Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior

Emeritus Faculty

Name Email
Amy Kaminsky
Professor Emeritus
Naomi Scheman
Professor Emeritus
Jacquelyn Zita
Professor Emeritus