Faculty

Core Faculty

Name Email Office Phone Zoom Office Hours - Fall 2020
Aren Aizura
Associate Professor
azaizura@umn.edu 456 Ford Hall 612-626-9824 Appointments Only
Jigna Desai
Professor
desai003@umn.edu 410 Ford Hall 612-624-0363 Mondays 11-12, Wednesdays 1-2
Zenzele Isoke
Paul W. Frenzel Professor and Chair of the Liberal Arts Associate Professor
on leave spring 2022
isoke001@umn.edu 411
Ford Hall

612-625-5047

By Appointment Only
Miranda Joseph
Professor
josephm@umn.edu 429 Ford Hall

612-625-5535

By Appointment Only
Diyah Larasati
Associate Professor
laras001@umn.edu 436 Ford Hall 612-624-9326 Thursdays 10-12 or by appointment
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 By Appointment Only
Sima Shakhsari
Director of Graduate Studies, Associate Professor
sshakhsa@umn.edu  428 Ford Hall 612-301-1720 By Appointment Only

Kari Smalkoski
Assistant Professor

smal0009@umn.edu 414 Ford Hall   By Appointment

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
Barajas, Heidi Urban Research & Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC)
Bockting, Walter Family Medicine & Community Health
Bonilla, Zobeida Epidemiology & Community Health
Brewer, Mária French & Italian
Brewer, Rose African American & African Studies
Brown, Karen ICGC
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-Albrecht, Erin Anthropology, Institute for Global Studies
Duvall, Raymond Political Science
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
Ho, Karen Anthropology
Hu Pegues, Juliana American Indian Studies
Hull, Kathleen Sociology
Isaka, Maki Asian & Middle Eastern Studies
Ismail, Qadri English
Kane, Mary Jo School of Kinesiology
Karjanen, David American Studies
Karras, Ruth Mazzo History
Kinsella, Helen Political Science
Kohlstedt, Sally Gregory History of Science, Technology & Medicine
Lee, Amy Postsecondary Teaching & Learning
Lee, Josephine English
Løland Levinson, Hanne Classical & Near Eastern Religions & Cultures
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
Rabinowitz, Paula English
Raheja, Gloria Anthropology
Ropers, Rebecca Organizational Leadership, Policy & Development
Ross, Michael Family Medicine & Community Health
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
Squires, Catherine Communications
Tageldin, Shaden Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature
Taussig, Karen-Sue Anthropology
Tronto, Joan Political Science
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
Zuk, Marlene Ecology, Evolution & Behavior

Emeritus Faculty

Name Email
Amy Kaminsky
Professor Emeritus
kamin001@umn.edu
Naomi Scheman
Professor Emeritus
nschema@umn.edu
Edén Torres
Professor Emeritus
torre007@umn.edu
Jacquelyn Zita
Professor Emeritus
zitax001@umn.edu