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Coordinating Committee


Coordinating Committee Members

Governance of the program in Gender and Women’s Studies is vested in an interdisciplinary Coordinating Committee consisting of faculty, associate staff, and students, under the general supervision of the Director of Gender and Women’s Studies.



Rebecca Adelman, Assistant Professor, Media & Communication Studies

Jessica Berman, Professor, English and Director, Dresher Center for the Humanities

Amy Bhatt, Assistant Professor, Gender and Women’s Studies

Beverly Bickel, Clinical Associate Professor, Language, Literacy and Culture Doctoral Program

Dawn Biehler, Associate Professor, Geography and Environmental Systems

Kathy Bryan, Senior Lecturer, American Studies

Gloria Chuku, Professor, Africana Studies

Kate Drabinski, Senior Lecturer, Gender and Women’s Studies, and Director of WILL

Nicole Else-Quest, Assistant Professor, Psychology

Amy Froide, Associate Professor, History

Marjoleine Kars, Associate Professor, History, and Chair of History

Viviana MacManus, Assistant Professor, Gender and Women’s Studies

Christine Mair, Assistant Professor, Sociology

Christine Mallinson, Associate Professor, Language, Literacy and Culture Doctoral Program

Carole McCann, Professor and Chair, Gender and Women’s Studies

Susan McCully, Senior Lecturer, Theatre

Susan McDonough, Associate Professor, History

Eileen O’Brien, Affiliate Assistant Professor/Senior Lecturer, Psychology

Timothy Phin, Lecturer, Ancient Studies

Michelle Scott, Associate Professor, History

James Smalls, Professor, Visual Arts

Dena Smith, Assistant Professor, Sociology

Orianne Smith, Associate Professor, English, and Chair, English

Constantine Vaporis, Professor, History, and Director, Asian Studies

Lisa Pace Vetter, Assistant Professor, Political Science

Brandy Harris Wallace, Assistant Professor, Sociology

Shelly Wiechelt, Associate Professor, Social Work


Ex-Officio Member

Jess Myers, Director,  Women’s Center