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Department of Women’s & Gender Studies College of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies

Meet Us


Sujatha Moni, Ph.D.

Chair, Women’s & Gender Studies Department

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Lora Bowler

Administrative Support Coordinator II

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Myticella Perez

Student Assistant-Front Desk

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Tatiana Soliz

Faculty Student Peer Mentor

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  • Duties: Office Hours: Wednesday 9-11am & Fridays 12--1pm

Full-Time Faculty

Sujatha Moni, Ph.D.

Chair, Women's & Gender Studies Department

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  • Office Hours: Mondays 2-3pm, Tuesdays 12-2pm & Thursdays 11-1pm and by Appointment
  • Specialty & Interests: Postcolonial Studies, Performance Theory, Women in South Asia and Sex & Gender

Tristan Josephson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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  • Office Hours: Wednesday 10-12pm & Thursdays 12-1pm and by appointment at :
  • Specialty & Interests: Queer theory, trans studies and politics, transnational feminist studies, critical legal studies

Cara Jones, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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  • Office Hours: Tuesdays 3-4p.m.. Wednesdays 11-12p.m., Thursdays 9:30-10:30a.m. Email for Zoom Link
  • Specialty & Interests: Gender & Health and Feminist Disability Studies

Rita Cameron-Wedding, Ph.D.


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  • Office Hours: Faculty has retired

Joanna Núñez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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  • Office Hours: Tuesdays by Zoom 11-12:30pm, Tuesdays 12:30-2pm In Person and by appointment

Mary Senyonga, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

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  • Office Hours: Please see course syllabus

Part-Time Faculty

Vicki Hall, M.F.A.

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  • Office Hours: Tuesdays 3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. by Zoom
  • Specialty & Interests: Motherhood, Art, Culture

Elizabeth Mukiibi, Ph.D.

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  • Office Hours: Thursdays 1:30-2:15pm WGS 136 & Thursday 10:20-11:10am WGS 138
  • Specialty & Interests: Women and Work

Johnnie Terry, M.A.

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  • Office Hours: Mondays 12:00pm-1:50pm By Zoom and by appointment
  • Specialty & Interests: Intro to Gender & Sexuality

Janice Tanemura, Ph.D.

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  • Office Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:15-2p.m. Zoom

Katrina Bell McDonald Ph.D.

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  • Office Hours: Mondays 1:15-2:30PM Zoom or CANVAS Chat by appointment, Fridays 1:15-2:30PM
  • Specialty & Interests: Gender, Race, Class, and Family phenomena, African-American Women, Black Marriage, and Introductory Statistics

Chelsie May, Ph.D.

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  • Office Hours: Not teaching Spring 2024
  • Specialty & Interests: Women of the Middle East
Total Members: 16