Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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Department Chair

Jodi Vandenberg-Daves Profile of Jodi Vandenberg-Daves
Professor
4302 Centennial Hall
jvandenberg-daves@uwlax.edu
608.785.8346
Specialty areas: women's history, social and cultural history, history of motherhood, women's leadership

Academic Department Associate

Kathy Thoen Profile of Kathy Thoen
Academic Department Associate
4300 Centennial Hall
kthoen@uwlax.edu
608.785.8357
Specialty areas:

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department (7:45-11:45 a.m.)
4300 Centennial Hall
Phone: 608.785.8357
Email: kthoen@uwlax.edu

Ethnic and Racial Studies Department (12:30-4:30 p.m.)
224 Wimberly Hall
Phone: 608.785.8223
Email: kthoen@uwlax.edu

Department people

Christina Haynes Profile of Christina Haynes
Assistant Professor
4305 Centennial Hall
chaynes@uwlax.edu
608.785.8356
Specialty areas: African American women, Black Feminist Thought, Academic Achievement, Feminist Geography
Deborah Hoskins Profile of Deborah Hoskins Office hours
Associate Professor
4307 Centennial Hall
dhoskins@uwlax.edu
608.785.8734
Specialty areas:

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

Mahruq Khan Profile of Mahruq Khan
Associate Professor
4310 Centennial Hall
mkhan@uwlax.edu
608.785.8351
Specialty areas:

Sociology of Religion, Sociology of Gender, Islamophobia, Muslim-American women, LGBT Studies, Human Rights, Gender & Work

Jodi Vandenberg-Daves Profile of Jodi Vandenberg-Daves
Professor
4302 Centennial Hall
jvandenberg-daves@uwlax.edu
608.785.8346
Specialty areas: women's history, social and cultural history, history of motherhood, women's leadership

Affiliated faculty - Art

Jennifer Terpstra Profile of Jennifer Terpstra
Professor
113 Center For The Arts
jterpstra@uwlax.edu
608.785.8233
Specialty areas: Painting, Printmaking, Drawing

Affiliated faculty - Communication Studies

Beth Boser Profile of Beth Boser Office hours
Assistant Professor
4225 Centennial Hall
bboser@uwlax.edu
608.785.6702
Specialty areas:

Media, Rhetoric, Advocacy, Gender

Charissa Niedzwiecki Profile of Charissa Niedzwiecki
Associate Professor
4215 Centennial Hall
cniedzwiecki@uwlax.edu
608.785.6712
Specialty areas: Family, Health, Interpersonal and Media
Dena Huisman Profile of Dena Huisman Office hours
Associate Professor
4214 Centennial Hall
dhuisman@uwlax.edu
608.785.8367
Specialty areas:

Communication and Identity, Grief and Social Support Communication, Family Communication

Affiliated faculty - Economics

Donna Anderson Profile of Donna Anderson Office hours
Professor
339C Wimberly Hall
danderson3@uwlax.edu
608.785.6864
Specialty areas:

Status of Women in the U.S. Economy; Environmental Economics; Business Sustainability; Title IX

Lisa Giddings Profile of Lisa Giddings
Associate Professor
403X Wimberly Hall
lgiddings@uwlax.edu
608.785.5297
Specialty areas:

Labor Economics, Transition Economies, Sports Economics and Economics of the Family with a focus on Same-Sex Households

Michael Haupert Profile of Michael Haupert
Professor
403V Wimberly Hall
mhaupert@uwlax.edu
608.785.6863
Specialty areas: economic history, economics of sports and entertainment

Affiliated faculty - English

Susan Crutchfield Profile of Susan Crutchfield
Associate Professor
425T Wimberly Hall
scrutchfield@uwlax.edu
608.785.6943
Specialty areas: Film Studies and Film Theory, Disability Studies, The Woman's Film and Feminist Film Theory; Literature by Women, Adaptation Theory
Lalita Hogan Profile of Lalita Hogan
Professor
425J Wimberly Hall
lhogan@uwlax.edu
608.785.6946
Specialty areas: Shakespeare, Rabindranath Tagore, Critical Theory, Cognitive Approaches to Literature, Emotion Studies, Indian Cinema, Indian Literature, Adaptation Studies, International Literature.
Kathryn Parker Profile of Kathryn Parker Office hours
Associate Professor
426C Wimberly Hall
kparker@uwlax.edu
608.785.8304
Specialty areas:

Restoration and Eighteenth-century European literature and culture; gender and sexuality studies

I am also a co-editor (with Greg Clingham and Miriam Wallace) of a book series in eighteenth-century literature and culture, published by Bucknell University Press. 

Affiliated faculty - Health Education

Lori Reichel Profile of Lori Reichel
Assistant Professor
202 Mitchell Hall
lreichel@uwlax.edu
608.785.6787
Specialty areas: K-12 Education, Relationship Management, Human Sexuality, Substance Use and Abuse. Mental Health, Skill Development within Health Education
Keely Rees Profile of Keely Rees
Professor
217 Mitchell Hall
krees@uwlax.edu
608.785.8168
Specialty areas: Women’s Health (pregnancy, exercise, maternal & child health) Adolescent Health Behaviors; Nutrition Education; Foundations of Health Education.

Affiliated faculty - History

Mark Chavalas Profile of Mark Chavalas Office hours (active)
Professor
403D Wimberly Hall
mchavalas@uwlax.edu
608.785.8360
Specialty areas:

Ancient Near East, Classical, Biblical, archaeology:  

 

links:  CV:

https://www.uwlax.edu/uploadedFiles/Academics/Departments /History/ChavalasVITA.pdf

Article on Faith and History:

https://www.uwlax.edu/uploadedFiles/Academics/Departments /History/chavalasJETS.pdf

Marti Lybeck Profile of Marti Lybeck
Assistant Professor
403B Wimberly Hall
mlybeck@uwlax.edu
608.785.8347
Specialty areas: Gender and Sexuality, Modern Europe, 19th and 20th Century Germany
Gita Pai Profile of Gita Pai Office hours
Associate Professor
403L Wimberly Hall
gpai@uwlax.edu
608.785.8352
Specialty areas:

History of early modern to contemporary South Asia; World History.

Víctor Macías-González Profile of Víctor Macías-González Office hours
Professor
403J Wimberly Hall
vmacias-gonzalez@uwlax.edu
608.785.8349
Specialty areas:

Latin American, Mexican, Latina/o, and Gender and Sexuality, and Cultural history.  Focus on nineteenth-century Mexico, especially the Porfiriato (1876-1911). Interests include diplomacy, transnational migration, Mexican diaspora, consumption and material culture, masculinity, Latin@s in the Midwest, and the homophile movement.

Affiliated faculty - Microbiology

Bonnie Bratina Profile of Bonnie Bratina
Associate Professor
3029 Cowley Hall
bbratina@uwlax.edu
608.785.6994
Specialty areas:

Microbial ecology, Aquatic microbiology, Biogeochemistry

Affiliated faculty - Philosophy

Sheryl Tuttle Ross Profile of Sheryl Tuttle Ross
Professor
4111 Centennial Hall
stuttleross@uwlax.edu
608.785.8427
Specialty areas:

Philosophy of Art, Philosophy and Film, Feminist Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Ethics

Affiliated faculty - Political Science and Public Administration

Cecilia Manrique Profile of Cecilia Manrique
Professor
425H Wimberly Hall
cmanrique@uwlax.edu
608.785.6642
Specialty areas: Developing Areas (Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East); Women and Politics; Immigration; Computer in the Political Science Classroom

Affiliated faculty - Psychology

Grace Deason Profile of Grace Deason
Associate Professor
335B Graff Main Hall
gdeason@uwlax.edu
608.785.8442
Specialty areas: Social Psychology (political psychology, gender)
Berna Gercek Swing Profile of Berna Gercek Swing
Assistant Professor
341K Graff Main Hall
bgercekswing@uwlax.edu
608.785.5236
Specialty areas: Social and Cross-cultural Psychology (self-construal, honor/dignity and self-esteem)
Ryan McKelley Profile of Ryan McKelley Office hours
Associate Professor
335A Graff Main Hall
rmckelley@uwlax.edu
608.785.6879
Specialty areas:

Clinical/counseling psychology; men and masculinites; health psychology (stress, resilience; biofeedback; sleep); behavior modification; group counseling

Betsy Morgan Profile of Betsy Morgan
Provost and Vice Chancellor
227 Graff Main Hall
bmorgan@uwlax.edu
608.785.8042
Specialty areas:

Social and Gender Psychology (attitudes, gender socialization, psychology as a major)

Casey Tobin Profile of Casey Tobin
Associate Professor
331D Graff Main Hall
ctobin@uwlax.edu
608.785.6890
Specialty areas:

Clinical/counseling psychology; Child Abuse and Neglect; Sexuality (attitudes and experiences); Sexual Health; Internship and Fieldwork experiences

Affiliated faculty - Sociology and Anthropology

Laurie Cooper Stoll Profile of Laurie Cooper Stoll Office hours
Associate Professor
437H Wimberly Hall
lcstoll@uwlax.edu
608.785.8664
Specialty areas:

Race, Class, Gender, Sexuality, Intersectionality, and Education

Enilda Delgado Profile of Enilda Delgado Office hours
Professor
437B Wimberly Hall
edelgado@uwlax.edu
608.785.6776
Specialty areas:

Demography, Social Stratification, Social Statistics and Quantitative Research Methods

Carol Miller Profile of Carol Miller Office hours
Professor
437D Wimberly Hall
cmiller@uwlax.edu
608.785.6777
Specialty areas:

global issues, gender, policy, family, rural/urban communities

Emeritus

Elise Denlinger, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Peg Doesch, Health Education
Judith Green, English
Sandi Krajewski, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
James Parker, History
Bets Reedy, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Joan Yateman, English