Amherst College

Women and Gender Studies

Hampshire College

Feminist Studies

Mount Holyoke College

Gender Studies

Smith College

Program for the Study of Women and Gender


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Michele Barale --gender and lesbian studies
Amrita Basu -- women in India; women and social change
Kristin Bumiller -- feminist theory and political science; domestic violence
Frederick Griffiths -- women in classic texts
Margaret Hunt -- women and social change; gay and lesbian history; early modern Europe
Rose Olver -- socio-cultural and historical construction of gender
Manuela Picq -- gender and the environment; political economy of gender in Latin America
Martha Saxton -- feminist theory; women in history and politics

Margaret Cerullo -- feminist theory; queer theory; sociology of culture; social movements
Marlene Gerber Fried -- abortion rights and access; reproductive and sexual rights and health; legal theory
Elizabeth Hartmann -- international women's health movement; intersections between population, migration, environment and security issues
Jill Lewis -- gender and sexual identities; politics of gender
Ellie Siegel -- feminist studies

Martha Ackmann -- U.S. women writers; feminist biography; U.S. women's movements
Ana Croegaert -- feminist theory
Eleanor Townsley -- sociology of gender; family sociology; sociology of intellectuals; history of sociology; classes and elites in comparative perspectives
Mary Renda -- 20th-century U.S. women's history; gender and imperialism
Robin Blaetz -- women and film
Elizabeth Young -- women writers, feminist theory, gender, race and sexuality in American culture
Christian Gundermann -- queer theory
Chaia Heller -- science and technology studies; feminist anthropology; food and agriculture in a global context; anthropology of social movements; women’s roles in transnational indigenous and peasant movements
Michael Penn -- gender studies; queer culture and politics in regional and global contexts
Karen Remmler -- gender, memory and space; contemporary German and Austrian women writers
Eleanor Townsley -- sociology of gender
Jami Weinstein -- feminist, gender and queer theory

Martha Ackelsberg -- gender, race, and class in urban politics and activism; women's political participation; feminist theory; women in Spanish anarchist movements
Elizabeth Armstrong -- women's activism; transnational feminism; NGOs
Carrie Baker -- gender and law; sexual harassment; sex trafficking
Ginetta Candelario -- race, feminsim and transnationalism
Paula Giddings -- race and feminism
Jennifer Guglielmo -- women's cultural and political activisms; diasporic and working class feminism
Marguerite Itamar Harrison -- gender, class and race marginality in Brazilian culture
Ambreen Hai -- postcolonial women writers and film-makers from South Asia
Michelle Joffroy -- gender and representation in North Mexican border narratives; post-68 women's writing in Mexico
Kimberly Kono -- constructions of gender in Modern Japanese women's writing; feminine literary tradition of pre-modern Japan
Gary Lehring -- politics, gender and sexuality; gay and lesbian politics; queer theory
Naomi Miller -- gender studies
Gwendolyn Mink -- welfare and welfare "reform"; sexual harassment; immigration
Cornelia Pearsall -- victorian sexualities
Kevin Everod Quashie --gender and black culture
Donna Riley -- gender, race and class as it intersects with science and engineering
Daniel Rivers-- LGBT history, Queer Studies, the history of radical social movements in the U.S., women’s history, feminist theory, and histories of sexuality
Nancy Saporta Sternbach -- Latina and Latin-American women writers
Marilyn Schuster -- contemporary women's fiction in French and English; feminist theory; women and sexuality, queer theory
Christine Shelton -- women and social change; women in physical education
Elizabeth V. Spelman -- feminist theory
Susan Van Dyne -- American women poets; feminist theory; 19th-century American women writers

Arlene Avakian -- culture and feminism; ethnic women
Alexandrina Deschamps -- Third World and global women's issues, development alternatives - theory and practice, feminist pedagogies, Black Feminist theory
Ann Ferguson -- ethics; feminist theory, race, gender and class, Foucault, sexuality
Dayo F. Gore -- African American women's history; women and U.S. radicalism; U.S. feminist theory and politics
Miliann Kang -- Asian American women's work; gender and immigration; feminist research methods; race, gender and class intersections
Karen Lederer -- career and life choices for women
Svati Shah -- political economy of migration, sex work, development, and urbanization in South Asia and South Asian diaspora
Banu Subramaniam -- race, gender and science