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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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Tatiana Soliz

Faculty Student Peer Mentor Student Assistant

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  • Duties: Office Hours:Tuesday 9-11am and Thursday 12-1pm

Myticella Perez

Student Assistant-Front Desk

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Full-Time Faculty

Sujatha Moni, Ph.D.

Chair, Women's & Gender Studies Department

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  • Office Hours: Mondays 12-2p.m., Tuesdays 11-1p.m. & Thursdays 11-1p.m. 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: Tuesdays 2-3p.m., Wednesdays 12-2p.m. and by appointment
  • 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: Please see course syllabus
  • Specialty & Interests: Social Construction of Gender, Race, and Class

Joanna Núñez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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  • Office Hours: Dr. Núñez will be out of office Fall 2023 and will return Spring 2024

Mary Senyonga, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

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  • Office Hours: Tuesdays/Thursdays 11-12p.m. and by appointment

Part-Time Faculty

Vicki Hall, M.F.A.

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  • Office Hours: Mondays/Wednesdays 12:30-1:15p.m. and by apointments
  • Specialty & Interests: Motherhood, Art, Culture

Elizabeth Mukiibi, Ph.D.

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  • Office Hours: Mondays 10-10:45a.m. WGS 136, Wednesdays 3-3:45p.m. WGS 147
  • Specialty & Interests: Women and Work

Johnnie Terry, M.A.

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  • Office Hours: Mondays by Zoom 12:00-12:50pm and Tuesdays AMD 560C 4:30-5:20pm
  • Specialty & Interests: Intro to Gender & Sexuality

Janice Tanemura, Ph.D.

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  • Office Hours: Tuesdays 1:20-2p.m. Zoom

Katrina Bell McDonald Ph.D.

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  • Office Hours: Wednesdays 3:15pm-4:15pm or by appointment
  • 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: Mondays 1:45-2:30p.m. and by appointment via Zoom
  • Specialty & Interests: Women of the Middle East
Total Members: 16