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Deborah Hoskins

Associate Professor
Women Gender Sexuality Studies

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Office hours

Fall 2015: M-W 9- 10 AM, or by appointment; email is the best way to reach me,

Specialty area(s)

CATL Inclusive Excellence Coordinator. Research interests in African American and African American women's history; LGBTQ studies; diversity issues in higher education.

Brief biography

I am the first generation in my family to graduate from a four-year (or any other!) college or university.

Current courses at UWL

WGS 390: Social Justice Research Methods
WGS/HIS 370: History of Black Women's Activism
WGS/SOC 375: Lesbian Studies
WGS 255: Women in the Military
WGS 300: Independent Study


Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. United States History, esp women's history and African American history

M.A. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX. Museum Science, United States history.

B.A. University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA. History, Political Science, Sociology, with teacher certification.

A.A. Iowa Central Community College, Fort Dodge, IA.