Faculty

  • Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies

    B.A., University of California (Riverside); M.A., University of California (Santa Barbara); Ph.D., University of California (Santa Cruz)

    Engaged in research on Asian American visual history and Native American cultural studies including sacred horse cultures.

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  • Distinguished Visiting Professor of Women's and Gender Studies

    B.A., University of Washington; M.A., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Washington

    The author of numerous books and articles on autobiography, law and literature, and feminist theory.

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  • Visiting Lecturer in Women's & Gender Studies

    B.A., Harvard College ; M.S., Harvard School of Public Health ; Ph.D., Harvard University

    Global Health and Community Medicine, Development, Evidence and Ethics

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  • Class of 1919 – 50th Reunion Professor of Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies

    B.A., Brandeis University; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University

    * Researches the complexities of contemporary reproduction and how the intersection of reproductive technology, social media, and the wish for intimacy are expanding our ideas about families. 

    * Researches families in a changing economy and how social inequality at home and in the workplace shape the experiences of women and men.

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  • Visting Lecturer

    B.A. Williams College M.A., Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles

    My teaching and research expertise are positioned at the intersection of Gender Studies, Media Studies, and Asian Studies.

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  • Senior Research Scientist, Wellesley Centers for Women; Adjunct Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies

    B.A., Oberlin College; M.A., University of Connecticut (Storrs); Ed.D., Harvard University

    Studies women and employment, with a focus on working conditions and health and on work-family systems, and studies of child care policy and early care and education.

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  • Barbara Morris Caspersen Associate Professor of Humanities; Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies

    B.A., M.A., New Mexico State University; Ph.D., University of California (San Diego)

    Interests include Chicana/Latino literature and culture; and analysis of gender, labor, immigration, sexuality, and representation in cultural production.

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  • Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies

    B.A., DePaul University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California (Los Angeles)

    I am an Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Wellesley College where I teach courses on gender, sexuality, race, technology, neoliberalism, and globalization.

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  • Visiting Lecturer in Women's and Gender Studies

    B.A., Wellesley College; M.S., Ph.D., Harvard School of Public Health

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  • Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies

    B.A., University of Florida; M.A., Ph.D., University of California (Irvine)

    Explores issues of race and gender across broad scientific and biomedical fields including post-genomics/epigenetics, evidence-based medicine, chronic illness, reproduction, health disparities, global health, and human/nonhuman microbiome.

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WGST Faculty Emeriti

  • Associate Professor Emerita of Women’s and Gender Studies

    B.A., University of Massachusetts; M.A.R., Iliff School of Theology; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

    Ethics of US health care, health policy, and public health with emphases on gender, race, and class; bioethics; theories of justice; global health.

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  • Marion Butler McLean Professor Emerita in the History of Ideas; Professor Emerita of Women’s and Gender Studies

    B.S., Cornell University; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Boston University

    Historian of American health care, women, race, and public health with a focus is on equality and ethics.

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