Core Faculty

Name Email Office Phone
Aren Aizura
Chair, Associate Professor
azaizura@umn.edu 411 Ford Hall 612-626-9824
Miranda Joseph
josephm@umn.edu 429 Ford Hall 612-625-5535
Diyah Larasati
Director of Graduate Studies, Associate Professor
laras001@umn.edu 436 Ford Hall 612-624-9326
Richa Nagar
Professor of the College Russell M. and Elizabeth M. Bennett - Chair in Excellence Beverly and Richard Fink Professor in Liberal Arts
nagar@umn.edu  443 Ford Hall 612-625-2028
Sima Shakhsari
Associate Professor
Kari Smalkoski
Assistant Professor
smal0009@umn.edu 414 Ford Hall  

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
Abdi, Cawo Sociology
Albrecht, Lisa School of Social Work
Asher, Nina Curriculum and Instruction
Auyoung, Elaine English
Barajas, Heidi Urban Research & Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC)
Bonilla, Zobeida Epidemiology & Community Health
Brewer, Mária French & Italian
Brewer, Rose African American & African Studies
Brown, Karen ICGC
Cahuas, Madelaine Geography, Environment, & Society
Campbell, Karlyn Kohrs Communication Studies
Castellanos, Bianet American Studies
Chambers, Sarah History
Chatterjea, Ananya Theater Arts & 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 & Latino Studies
Deutsch, Tracey History
Driscoll Derickson, Kate Geography, Environment & Society
Durban, Erin Anthropology, Institute for Global Studies
Ewig, Christina Center on Women, Gender and Public Policy at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Fajardo, Kale American Studies
Ferlito, Susanna French & Italian
Ferran, Ofelia Spanish & Portuguese Studies
Ferreira, Ana Paula Spanish & Portuguese Studies
Forcinito, Ana Spanish & Portuguese Studies
Friedmann-Sanchez, Greta HHH, Global Policy
Garcia, Cindy Theatre Arts & Dance
Garner, Shirley English
Gilgun, Jane School of Social Work
Githire, Njeri African American & African Studies
Hennefeld, Maggie Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature
Hermes, Mary (Fong) Curriculum & Instruction
Ho, Karen Anthropology
Hull, Kathleen Sociology
Isaka, Maki Asian & Middle Eastern Studies
Kane, Mary Jo School of Kinesiology
Karjanen, David American Studies
Karras, Ruth Mazzo History
Keremidchieva, Zornitsa Communication Studies
Kinsella, Helen Political Science
Lee, Amy Postsecondary Teaching & Learning
Lee, Josephine English
Lewis, Jr., Dwight K. Philosophy
Løland Levinson, Hanne Classical & Near Eastern Religions & Cultures
Lopez Lyman, Jessica Chicano & Latino Studies
May, Elaine Tyler American Studies
Maynes, Mary Jo History
Mayo, J.B. Curriculum and Instruction
McCormick, Richard German, Nordic, Slavic & Dutch
Messer-Davidow, Ellen English
Murphy, Kevin American Studies
Norling, Lisa History
Ouellette, Laurie Communication Studies
Pahwa, Sonali Theater Arts & Dance
Pierce, Jennifer American Studies
Pohlandt-McCormick, Helena History
Powell, Elliott American Studies
Prell, Riv-Ellen American Studies
Raheja, Gloria Anthropology
Ropers, Rebecca Organizational Leadership, Policy & Development
Ross, Michael Family Medicine & Community Health
Row, Jennifer French & Italian
Sajid, Nida Asian & Middle Eastern Studies
Schuster, Mary Lay Writing Studies
Sheldon, Amy Communication Studies
Shirazi, Roozbeh Organizational Leadership, Policy & Development
Sivert, Eileen French & Italian
Spears-Rico, Gabriela Chicano & Latino Studies
Sprengnether, Madelon English
Sumida Huaman, Elizabeth Organizational Leadership, Policy & Development
Tageldin, Shaden Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature
Taussig, Karen-Sue Anthropology
Valentine, David Anthropology
Vavrus, Frances Organizational Leadership, Policy & Development
Vavrus, Mary Communication Studies
Wahlstrom, Billie Writing Studies
Waltner, Ann History
Welke, Barbara History
Willow, Diane Art
Winderman, Emily Communication Studies
Zuk, Marlene Ecology, Evolution & Behavior

Emeritus Faculty

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