Gender Studies Faculty

Communication

Jeanne Cook, Ph.D.

Professor of Communication

Ph.D., The University of Iowa

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Karyl Daughters, Ph.D.

Professor of Communication

Ph.D., University of Minnesota

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Jennifer Kramer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Communication

Ph.D., Purdue University

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Shane Miller, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Communication

Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

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Economics

Meg Lewis, Ph.D.

Professor of Economics

Ph.D., University of Maryland

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Sucharita Mukherjee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Economics and Department Chair

Ph.D., University of California-Riverside

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English

Madhu Mitra, Ph.D.

Professor of English

Ph.D., Kent State University

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Christina Tourino, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English

Ph.D., Duke University

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Environmental Studies

Corrie Grosse, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

Ph.D., University of California Santa Barbara

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    First-Year Seminar

    Janelle Hinchley, MSW, LICSW

    Instructor FYS, Gender Studies Instructor

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    Hispanic Studies

    Patricia Bolanos, Ph.D.

    Professor of Hispanic Studies

    Ph.D., University of Kentucky

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    Christina Hennessy, Ph.D.

    Professor of Hispanic Studies

    Ph.D., University of Minnesota

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    History

    Shannon Smith, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of History
    Ph.D., Indiana University
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    Elisabeth Wengler, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor/Honors Program Director
    Ph.D., Boston College
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    Languages & Cultures

    Jeff DuBois, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Japanese
    Ph.D., Cornell University
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    Karen Erickson, Ph.D.
    Professor of French
    Ph.D., Yale University
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    Sophia Geng, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Chinese
    Ph.D., University of Minnesota
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    Mathematics

    Kris Nairn, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Mathematics

    Ph.D., columbia University

    [email protected]

    Peace Studies

    Kelly Kraemer, Ph.D.

    Professor of Peace Studies 

    Ph.D., University of Hawaii

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    Philosophy

    Jean Keller, Ph.D.

    Professor of Philosophy, Gender Studies Department Chair

    Ph.D., Boston College

    [email protected]

    Exercise Science and Sports Studies 

    Janna LaFountaine, M.S.

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    M.S., Saint Cloud State University

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    Political Science

    Claire Haeg, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor, Political Science

    Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

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    J. Scott Johnson, Ph.D.

    Professor, Political Science

    Ph.D., Stanford University
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    Pedro dos Santos, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor, Political Science

    Ph.D., University of Kansas
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    Psychology

    Pam Bacon, Ph.D.

    Professor, Psychology

    Ph.D., Iowa State University

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    Amanda Jantzer, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor, Psychology

    Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

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    Sociology

    Ellen Block, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Anthropology
    Ph.D., University of Michigan
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    Jacob Jantzer, Ph.D.
    Visiting Assistant Professor
    Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale
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    M. Sheila Nelson, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor, Sociology and department Chair

    Ph.D., Loyola University Chicago

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    Theology

    Jon Armajani, Ph.D.

    Professor, Theology

    Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

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    Jennifer Beste, Ph.D.

    Professor, Theology/Koch Chair

    Ph.D., Yale University

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    Anna Mercedes, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor, Theology

    Ph.D., Drew University

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    Vincent Smiles, Ph.D.

    Professor, Theology

    Ph.D., Fordham University

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    Laura Taylor, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor, Theology

    Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

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    Kari-Shane Davis Zimmerman, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor, Theology

    Ph.D., Marquette University

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