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Judith A. Allen

Judith A. Allen
Professor of History
Send Email | (812) 855-7581 | Ballantine Hall 742

Research Interests: The comparative histories of feminism, sex research, feminist theory and politics

Penelope Anderson

Penelope Anderson
Associate Professor of English
Send Email | (812) 855-4529 | Ballantine Hall 442

Research Interests: Early modern British literature, especially that of the English Civil Wars

Purnima Bose

Purnima Bose
Associate Professor of English
Director of Cultural Studies
Send Email | (812) 855-5334 | Ballantine Hall 431

Research Interests: Globalization, the role of corporations in public life, and anti-globalization resistance

Claudia Breger

Claudia Breger
Department Chair
Professor of Germanic Studies
Send Email | (812) 855-0101 | Memorial Hall East 131

Research Interests: Contemporary Culture, with an emphasis on intersections of gender, sexuality, and race, and literary, cultural and media theory

Maria Bucur-Deckard

Maria Bucur-Deckard
John W. Hill Chair of European History, Department of History
Send Email | (812) 855-1993 | Ballantine Hall 719

Research Interests: Gender and cultural history of Eastern Europe

Beth A. Buggenhagen

Beth A. Buggenhagen
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Send Email | (812) 855-0617 | Student Building 034

Research Interests: The politics of social production and value, material culture, visuality, gender, Islam, and globalization

Youngjoo Cha Youngjoo Cha
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
Send Email | (812) 855-4127 | Ballantine Hall 774

Research Interests: gender, labor markets, social inequality, employment discrimination, and quantitative methods
Lynn Duggan

Lynn Duggan
Associate Professor of Labor Studies, School of Social Work
Send Email | (812) 855-1560 | Eigenmann 1027

Research Interests: Comparative economic systems, East and West German family policy, comparative social policy, women in building trades, and working conditions in retail employment

Elizabeth Ellcessor

Elizabeth Ellcessor
Assistant Professor of Communication and Culture
Send Email | (812) 855-2367 | Classroom Office Building 243

Research interests: Disability studies, new media theory, studies of media access, and forms of popular representation and participation

Mary A. Favret

Mary A. Favret
Professor of English
Send Email | (812) 855-8283 | Ballantine Hall 433

Research Interests: British Romanticism, late eighteenth and early nineteenth century literature in English, wartime literature, literature and violence, gender and genre, feminism, Jane Austen

Jennifer Fleissner

Jennifer Fleissner
Associate Professor of English
Send Email | (812) 855-8224 | Ballantine Hall 436

Research Interests: Nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature, with an emphasis on the turn of the century, the era of realism, naturalism, and early modernism

Wendy Gamber

Wendy Gamber
Professor of History
Send Email | (812) 855-5876 | Ballantine Hall 819

Research Interests: The social and cultural history of the nineteenth-century United States, with particular attention to relationships between gender and economy

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Jennifer Goodlander
Assistant Professor, Department of Theatre and Drama
Send Email | (812) 855-0579 |275 N. Jordan, A300C

Research Interests: Asian performance as it intersects with gender studies, critical ethnography, performance studies, postcolonial theory, visual culture studies

Mary L. Gray

Mary L. Gray
Associate Professor of The Media School
Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research
Send Email | (812) 855-4379 | 800 E. Third St. 243

Research Interests: How media access and everyday uses of technologies transform people's lives

Susan Gubar

Susan Gubar
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English
Send Email | (812) 855-3634 | Ballantine Hall 454

Research Interests: A pioneering feminist and culture critic, Gubar is the author of the books Poetry After Auschwitz and Rooms of Our Own, and she is co-editor of The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women.

Scott Herring

Scott Herring
Associate Professor of English
Send Email | Ballantine Hall 442

Research Interests: Twentieth-century U.S. literatures (particularly American modernisms), queer theory, cultural studies, and critical regional/rural studies

imhoff pic Sarah Imhoff
Assistant Professor, Religious Studies and Borns Jewish Studies Program
Send Email | Sycamore Hall 223

Research Interests: Gender and Judaism, Race and Gender in American Religions, Feminist and Queer Theory and Religion, Jews and Race, American Jewish History

Patricia Ingham

Patricia Clare Ingham
Associate Professor of English
Send Email | (812) 855-0521 | Ballantine Hall 410

Research Interests: Both on Chaucer and on texts of Medieval Romance from the high to the late Middle Ages, particularly in light of psychoanalytic, postcolonial, gender, and cultural theory

Stephanie Kane

Stephanie C. Kane
Professor of International Studies
Send Email | (812) 855-0896 | Sycamore Hall 305

Research Interests: Water: political ecology/cultural politics, infrastructure, decision making and disaster, social and environmental justice; multi-sited ethnographic fieldwork in Latin America and Asia; writing creative non-fiction

Ellen Ketterson

Ellen Ketterson
Distinguished Professor of Biology
Send Email | (812) 855-6837 | Jordan Hall 033

Research Interests: Population, behavioral, and physiological ecology, avian biology, hormones and behavior

Sarah Knott
Associate Professor of History
Send Email | (812) 856-0092 | Ballantine 710

Research Interests: Gender and culture in the eighteenth century, subjectivity, maternity studies

Stephanie Li

Stephanie Li
Susan D. Gubar Chair in Literature
Send Email | (812) 855-0101 | Ballantine Hall 442

Research specialization: a commitment to bridging the divide between political rhetoric and literary narratives; analyzing differing conceptions of freedom in 19th-century slave narratives; parsing the racial subtext of contemporary political rhetoric

Karma Lochrie

Karma Lochrie
Professor of English
Send Email | (812) 855-0101 | Ballantine Hall 456

Research specialization: Genders and sexualities in the premodern past, particularly in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Ellen Mackay

Ellen Mackay
Associate Professor of English
Send Email | (812) 855-4735 | Ballantine Hall 462

Research Interests: Renaissance through Restoration drama, Renaissance literature, queer theory and performance studies. Women and gender

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Nicole Martins

Assistant Professor, Department of Telecommunications
Send Email | (812) 855-7720 | Room 327 RTV

Research Interests: Social and psychological effects of the mass media on children and adolescents; Impact of media exposure on body image and eating disorders; Effects of media violence

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Beth Meyerson
Assistant Professor of Health Policy & Management
Department of Applied Health Science Co-Director, Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention
Indiana University School of Public Health Bloomington
National Policy Director, Cervical Cancer-Free America
Send Email | (812) 855-0585 |1025 E. 7th street, Room C017

Research Interests: Structural barriers to health or disease prevention, health policy capacities in communities and among health professionals, and social constructions of and by health policy target populations

Alyce Miller

Alyce Miller
Professor of English
Send Email | (812) 855-2232 | Ballantine Hall 524

Research Interests: Family, gender, race, class, sexuality, and animality

Marissa J. Moorman

Marissa J. Moorman
Associate Professor of History
Send Email | (812) 855-5384 | Ballantine Hall 725

Research Interests: Popular culture, gender and nation; transnational feminism; gender and sexuality in African history

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Mary C. Murphy

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Send Email | 812-855-4581 | Psychology 355

Research Interests: Self and social identity threat; Stereotype threat among women in STEM contexts; Stereotyping and prejudice; Structural and psychological barriers that affect underrepresented groups Laboratory website: http://www.mindandidentityincontext.com/

Radhika Parameswaran Radhika Parameswaran
Professor of Journalism
Send Email | (812) 855-8569 | Ernie Pyle Hall 206A

Research Interests: Feminist cultural studies, gender and media globalization
M. Jeanne Peterson

M. Jeanne Peterson
Professor Emeritus of History
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Research Interests: Historical constructions of British masculinities and femininities; Victorian medicine, public health, disease, and prostitution; and gender, the family, sexuality, and paid work in the nineteenth century

Sarah Phillips

Sarah D. Phillips
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Send Email | (812) 855-0216 | Student Building 130

Research Interests: Postsocialist transformations, civil society and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), globalization, development, gender studies, medical anthropology, post-Chernobyl health and healing, folk medicine, and disability studies

Brian Powell

Brian Powell
James H. Rudy Professor of Sociology
Send Email | (812) 855-7624 | Ballantine Hall 744

Research Interests: Family sociology, sociology of education, gender, and social psychology

Assistant Professor Ryan Powell

Ryan Powell
Assistant Professor of Film Studies
Send Email | (812) 855-7581 | Ballantine Hall 742

Research Interests: Film and video historiography; audio and/or visual media in socio-sexual culture; queer theory, history and politics; cultural geography (with a focus on non and anti-metropolitan modalities); spatiality and representation; and independent, underground and experimental cultural production and performance.

Jean C. Robinson

Jean C. Robinson
Associate Executive Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Professor of Political Science
Send Email | (812) 855-2149 | Owen Hall 205

Research Interests: Comparing the politics of reproductive policies, as well as feminist movements and gendered public policy

Julia Roos

Julia Roos
Associate Professor of History
Send Email | (812) 855-1682 | Ballantine Hall 715

Research Interests: Twentieth-century Germany, gender, and sexuality

Colleen Ryan

Colleen Ryan
Associate Professor of Italian
Send Email | (812) 855-1249 | Ballantine Hall 626

Research Interests: Women and gender representations in contemporary Italian literature and film

Steve Sanders

Steve Sanders
Associate Professor of Law
Send Email | (812) 855-1775 | Law Building 263

Research Interests: Issues affecting same-sex couples and their families at the intersection of constitutional law, conflict of laws, federalism, and family law

Micol Seigel

Micol Seigel
Associate Professor of American Studies
Send Email | (812) 855-6327 | Memorial Hall East M33

Research Interests: Intersections among gender, sexuality, race, nation, and other categories of identity and the relationship of queer theory to postcolonial studies

Susan Seizer

Susan Seizer
Associate Professor of Communication and Culture
Send Email | (812) 856-1986 | 800 E Third St

Research Interests: Humor in Use, Stigma & Subjectivity, South Asia through Performance, Queer Ethnographic Narrative, and Disability Studies

Margaret "Peg" Sutton

Margaret "Peg" Sutton
Associate Professor of Education
Send Email | (812) 856-8368 | Wright Education Building 4254

Research Interests: Educational policy formation in international assistance agencies; gender and education in the Third World

Michiko Suzuki

Michiko Suzuki
Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures
Send Email | (812) 856-7002 | Goodbody Hall 327

Research Interests: Modern Japanese literature and film; Japanese women's writing; representations of kimono in literature and film; early sexology discourse and notions of gender difference

Kristen Sword

Kristen Sword
Assistant Professor of History
Send Email | (812) 855-6289 | Ballantine Hall 735

Research Interests: The transformation of early modern household relations of dependence from assumed and accepted ways of ordering society into social and political problems

Siri Terjesen

Siri Terjesen
Assistant Professor of Management & Entrepreneurship
Send Email | (812) 855-2769 | BU 650D

Research Interests: Gender in management and entrepreneurship.

Alberto Varon Alberto Varon
Assistant Professor of English
Send Email | (812) 855- 8225 | Ballantine Hall 442

Research Interests: Latino Studies; transnational American Studies; literary and cultural studies
Virgina Vitzthum

Virginia R. Vitzthum
Senior Scientist at The Kinsey Institute at Indiana University
Professor of Anthropology
Send Email | (812) 855-7686 |Morrison 313

Research Interests: Variations in human female reproduction, contraceptive technology, and applied health policy.

Shane Vogel

Shane Vogel
Associate Professor of English
Send Email | Ballantine Hall 411

Research Interests: The intersection of performance studies, theatre studies, American studies, and queer studies

Deborah Widiss

Deborah Widiss
Associate Professor of Law
Send Email | (812) 855-1435 | Law Building 259

Research Interests: The family law, employment law, the legislative process, and the significance of gender and gender stereotypes in the development of law and government policy

Susan Hoffman Williams

Susan Hoffman Williams
Walter W. Foskett Professor of Law
Send Email | (812) 855-6319 | Law Building 270

Research Interests: Constitutional law and feminist legal theory

William L. Yarber

William L. Yarber
Professor of Applied Health Science
Send Email | (812) 855-7974 | HPER 142

Research Interests: Sexual risk behavior and AIDS/STD prevention