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Please contact the faculty member’s department or program at each of the colleges or UMass for up-to-date information on faculty leaves, schedules and phone numbers.  If you want to be listed on this page, send an email with your teaching/research interests.

Amherst College

Deborah Gewertz

Anthropological study of gender

Miriam Goheen 
Black Studies

Gender and kinship; African women; women and development

Hampshire College

Susan Darlington 
Asian Studies

Women and family in southeast Asia

Mount Holyoke College

Andrew Lass

Cultural construction of gender and sexuality

Lynn Morgan

Cross-cultural reproductive ethics

Smith College

Suzanne Z. Gottschang
East Asian Studies

Women, health, policy and social and economic change in mainland China

Caroline Melly

Visual anthropology, Legal studies, Feminist theory and methodology and the anthropology of money and capital


Julie Hemment

Cultural anthropology, post-socialism, gender and transition, feminist anthropology
Amanda Walker Johnson - feminist theory of race

Elizabeth Krause

Cultural politics of gender, Class, Race/ethnicity and whiteness

Lynette Leidy Sievert

Biological anthropology; Culture's effect on menopause

Jackie Urla

Gender and sexuality anthropology; culture through film; language and power in national identity

Whitney Battle-Baptiste

Black feminist theory