Women Studies Program Faculty and Staff
Kathryn Anderson, Fairhaven College. American women's history and politics, gender and communication, women's oral history.
Kristin Anderson, Sociology. Gender and society, the family in society, domestic violence and the criminal justice system.
Jeanne Armstrong, Library. Gender studies, comparative and cultural library studies.
Bidisha Biswas, Political Science. Diaspora politics, international relations, ethnic and civic conflicts, terrorism.
Maria Chavez, Anthropology. Latin America women with an emphasis on Central America women, Mayan indigenous women.
Barbara Collamer, Psychology. Gender issues, learning and cognitive development, adolescent development.
Leslie Conton, Fairhaven College. Cultural Anthropology (transpersonal/applied), cross-cultural healing, sex roles, consciousness and creatvity.
Susan Costanzo, History. Russian women's history and culture.
Shirin Deylami, Political Science. Feminist political theory.
Marie Eaton, Fairhaven College. Lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgendered issues in education.
Lena Ericksen, Psychology. Gender issues.
Patricia M. Fabiano, Prevention and Wellness Services. Women's health, gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgendered health, social and political determinants of health.
Deborah Kirby Forgays, Psychology. Psychology of women, women and health, gender assessment across cultures, the experience and expression of anger in women.
Allison Giffen, English. Early 19th century American women writers and American women poets.
Carol Guess, English. Lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgendered studies, creative writing.
Vicki Hsueh, Political Science. Feminist political theory, political participation and gender, post-colonialism, ethnicity, and race.
Dana Jack, Fairhaven College. Gender issues in cultural contexts, including women's psychology, depression, eating disorders, anger and aggression in women.
Laura Laffrado, English. Early U.S. literature and culture, gender and genre, gender and representation in U.S. women's writing.
Kevin Leonard, History. US, West, Pacific Northwest, Lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgendered studies.
Jen Lois, Sociology. Gender and society.
Kelly Magee, English. Creative writing, lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgendered studies.
Kristin Mahoney, English. 20th and 21st century cultures, women and literature.
Mary Janell Metzger, English. Feminist theory, globalization, women and literature.
Barbara Miller, Art History. Feminist art theory, contemporary women artists, and the representation of gender in modern and contemporary visual culture.
Kate Miller, Women Studies. Introduction to Women Studies, lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgendered studies, creative writing, feminist theory.
Raquel Montoya-Lewis, Fairhaven College. Social constructs; ethnic, racial, and cultural identity.
Cynthia Moulds, Women Studies. Introduction to Women Studies, gender and globalization, transnational feminism.
Carolyn Nielsen, Journalism. Diversity, mass media and social change as it relates to women's lives.
Shirley Osterhaus, Fairhaven College. Human rights and gender differences on a local and global scale.
Nancy Pagh, English. Gender and Pacific Northwest regional studies, women and environments, women and space.
Suzanne Paola, English. Creative writing, women and literature.
Rachel Paul, Political Science. Women and politics.
Barbara Rofkar, Women Studies. Women and globalization, Peace studies.
Rae Lynn A. Schwartz-DuPre, Communication. Rhetoric, mass media and gender identity. RaeLynn.SchwartzDuPre@wwu.edu
Midori Takagi, Fairhaven College. Race, class and gender, comparative studies of women of color.
Shurla Thibou, Women Studies. Introduction to Women Studies, women and globalization.
Kate Trueblood, English. Women and literature, creative writing.