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Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

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Judith Bishop
Associate Professor of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Vera Long 128, 510.430.3249, jbishop@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Women in world religions; theoretical approaches to gender, body, and sexuality; religion in public discourse

Priya Kandaswamy
Assocaite Professor of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Mary S. Metz Professorship for Excellence and Creativity in Teaching
Department Head, Spring
Vera Long 132, 510.430.3106, pkandaswamy@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Feminist and queer theory; race, gender, and U.S. welfare politics; women of color in the U.S.; theories of race and sexuality; sexuality and citizenship; geographies of race, gender, and sexuality

Elizabeth Potter
Alice Andrews Quigley Professor of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Department Head, Fall
Vera Long 119, 510.430.2009, epotter@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Gender and science, intersections of feminism and epistemology, philosophy of science

Visiting Scholars

Tarah Demant
Visiting Assistant Professor, Fall
tdemant@mills.edu
Professional Interests: American nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature, women and gender studies, gender and critical race theory, American nationalisms and foreignisms, whiteness studies, transnational literature, writing and composition

Rebekah Edwards
Visiting Assistant Professor
Mills Hall Room 344, 510.430.2217,redwards@mills.edu
Office Hours: Tuesdays, Thursdays 4:00-5:00, and by appointment
Professional Interests: Queer theory; problem bodies in 19th and 20th century British and American literatures; visual culture and the aesthetics of alterity; passing narratives; poetics; race, gender and dis/ability in early 20th century US cultures

Shaina Hammerman
Visiting Assistant Professor, Fall
shammerman@mills.edu
Professional Interests: Jewish cultural history; Jews in film, television, and literature; gender/sexuality and Jewishness

Staff

Lyra Frederick
Faculty Administrative Assistant
Vera Long 118, 510.430.2233, lfrederick@mills.edu

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P: 510.430.2233
F: 510.430.2304
E: wgss@mills.edu

Last Updated: 7/29/14