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Department Head

Alicia Decker
Associate Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, African Studies, and History
Department Head, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(814) 867-3561

Faculty

Gabeba Baderoon
Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and African Studies
(814) 865-2372
Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz
Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Asian Studies
(814) 865-5747
Ariane Cruz
Associate Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Director of Undergraduate Studies
(814) 865-8495
Lori Ginzberg
Professor of History and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Erin Heidt-Forsythe
Sherwin Early Career Professor in the Rock Ethics Institute
Associate Professor of WGSS and Political Science
Associate Director of the Rock Ethics Institute
(814) 865-1209
Susanne Klausen
Brill Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(814) 863-1340
C Libby
Assistant Teaching Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(814) 865-8719
Hil Malatino
Assistant Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Philosophy
(814) 865-2714
Maha Marouan
Associate Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and African Studies
(814) 867-6249
Jessica Matsick
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(814) 863-0126
AnneMarie Mingo
Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(814) 867-5954
Benedicte Monicat
Professor of French and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(814) 865-1959
Mariana Ortega
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Jacqueline Reid-Walsh
Associate Professor of Education, Language & Literacy Education and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(814) 867-2732
Tracy Rutler
Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(814) 865-1492
Manini Samarth
Associate Teaching Professor of English and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(814) 865-5311
Laura Spielvogel
Teaching Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(814) 865-5254
Sam C. Tenorio
Assistant Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and African American Studies
(814) 865-5888
Nancy Tuana
DuPont/Class of 1949 Professor of Philosophy and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(814) 865-1653
Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor
Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and English
Director of Graduate Studies
(814) 867-0367
Dara Walker
Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(814) 865-5005
Jill Wood
Teaching Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(814) 865-5708
Melissa W. Wright
Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Geography
814 865 9133

Emeritx Professors

Micaela Amateau Amato
Professor Emerita of Visual Arts and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Mike Johnson
Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality, and African and African American Studies (retired 2005)
(814) 404-6975
Joan Landes
Ferree Professor Emeritus of Early Modern History and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality
(814) 863-0046
Phyllis Mansfield
Professor Emeritus of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality, and Health Education
Carolyn Sachs
Professor of Rural Sociology and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality
(814) 863-8641
Stephanie Shields
Professor of Psychology and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(814) 863-1729
Susan Squier
Julia Brill Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and English
(814) 863-3604

Post Doctoral Teaching Fellows

Bethany Doane
Post Doctoral Teaching Fellow in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies