Gender Studies

  • Associate Professor

    Christina Hanhardt

    Dr. Hanhardt's research focuses on the historical and contemporary study of U.S. social movements and cities since the mid-20th century, with an emphasis on the politics of stigma, punishment, and uneven...
  • Professor

    Jo B. Paoletti

    Dr. Paoletti has spent nearly forty years researching and writing about gender differences in America fashion. She has also published articles and book chapters on service-learning, undergraduate research,...
  • Associate Professor

    Sheri Parks

    Dr. Parks' research focuses on public aesthetics, with particular concern for popular culture as public mythology and its effect upon individuals, families and minority cultures.
  • Professor Emerita

    Nancy Struna

    Dr. Struna began her academic career as a social historian of sport, leisure, and work. With a strong theoretical bent, she focuses on cultural production, the body and sexuality, agency and power in everyday...
  • Professor Emeritus

    John Caughey

    John L. Caughey is a Professor Emeritus and past chair in the Department. His research involves the ethnographic, comparative investigation of contemporary cultures as systems of meaning. He has done field...