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Associated Faculty 

The associated faculty of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies is drawn from more than a dozen disciplines across Stony Brook's College of Arts & Sciences, School of Health Technology and Management, & School of Medicine
 
Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science  
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Laura Lindenfeld  
Research interests:  
Cultural studies, communications  
environmental sustainability,   
food and food cultures.  
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Africana Studies
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Adryan Wallace         
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Dawn Harris
Adryan Wallace Tracey Walters  
Research Interests: Research Interests: Research Interests:  
The history of punishment Gender, political economy, African American  
in the British Caribbean during Islam and the dynamic literature, British Black  
the 19th Century, women &  interactions of politics & literature and culture.  
gender during the colonial culture on political Read Full Profile  
period. institutions.    
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 Art       
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Michele Bogart Barbara Frank    
Research Interests: Research Interests:    
Social history of Art in the Social history of Art in    
United States, Public Art,  Africa, Contemporary    
Urban Deisign, and African & Diasporic Art,    
Commercial culture. Ancient African and    
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Asian & Asian American Studies        
nerissa                                                                                                                                                                              
Nerissa Balce  
Research Interests:  
Postcolonial theory & the cultures  
of 1889, race, American visual  
culture & feminist epistemologies,  
state violence & Filipino culture,   
and Asian American literature  
and culture.  
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Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature
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Izabela Kalinowska-Blackwood  
Research Interests:  
Russian and Polish literature,   
culture, and film.  
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English          
Simone Patricia
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Simone Brioni Patricia Dunn Eric Haralson Heidi Hutner
Research Interests: Research Interests: Research Interests: Research Interests:
Postcolonial theory,  Compostion & rhetoric, Anglo-American Environmental literature
migration studies, English Education,  modernism, Henry James, & film, ecofeminism,
film studies and  Disability studies. American Poetry,  environmental justice,
filmmaking, diaspora Read Full Profile contemporary World feminism, race studies,
cultures from the   Literature women's literature, 
Horn of Africa   Read Full Profile Restoration & eighteenth-
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      culture.
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Cecila         jeff                                                                                                                                         
Celia Marshik Jeffrey Santa Ana    
Research Interests:           Research Interests:    
Modernism & cultural 20th & 21st century    
studies, literature & American literature &    
law, British modernism.        cuture, human migration                 
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  studies & globalization,     
  gender and sexuality,     
  environmental humanities,     
  memory studies, Asian    
  American studies.     
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Health Care Policy & Management         
DEBRA                                                                                                                                                                                      
Debra Dwyer  
Research Interests:  
Health & labor policy evaluation.  
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 Hispanic Languages & Literature 
lena        daniele                 adrian                      
Lena Burgos-Lafuente  Daneila Flesler
Adrián Perez-Melgosa
Research Interests: Research Interests: Research Interests:
Modern and contemporary  Contemporary Spanish  Cinema and literature of the 
Caribbean and Latin American literature, Postcolonial  Americas, cultural studies.
literatures, poetry, modern theory, migration. Read Full Profile
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poetics and literary politics.    
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    Katy                                                                 

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Joseph Pierce  Kathleen Vernon  
Research interests:  Research Interests:  
Contemporary Southern Spanish and Latin American  
Cone and Latin American cinema, popular and material   
Literatures, Narrative, 
culture, gender studies,   
Autobiographical Writing, literary and cultural studies.  
Gender and Sexuality
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Studies, Queer Theory,    
Kinship Studies.    
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 History
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   Alix Cooper  Lori Flores  Susan Hinely Young-Sun Hong
  Research Interests:            Research Interests:  Research Interests: Research Interests:
  Early modern Europe,   20th Century U.S.,   European intellectual Modern Germany
  science, medicine,  Latin immigration  history, women's movements  humanitarianism and 
  environment, women race, labor, gender,  international law. human rights, race,
  and gender, cross- U.S.-Mexico borderlands. Read Full Profile and gender. 
cultural encournters.  Read Full Profile   Read Full Profile
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brooke shirley Lipton iona
Brook Larson Shirley Lim Sara Lipton Iona Man-Cheong
Research Interests:  Research Interests:  Research Interests:  Research Interests:
Colonial and post - 20th century U.S., Asian- Medieval Europe, Jewish Late imperial China,
colonial Latin America, American history, cultural history, religion, gender. empire, oceans, diaspora,
Bolivia, peasants, race, history, women. Read Full Profile transnationalism.
ethnicity. Read Full Profile   Read Full Profile
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  Masten Elizabeth Shobana nancy
April Masten Elizabeth Newman Shobana Shankar Nancy Tomes
Research Interests: Research Interests: Research Interests: Research Interests:
Nineteenth-century Mexico, environmental Africa (particularly West U.S. social  and cultural
U.S. cultural history humanities, anthropology, Africa), colonial and  history, history of 
Read Full Profile archeology postcolonial politics,  medicine, women, and 
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    Christian interactions,  Read Full Profile
    Africa-South Asia  
    connections  
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  Music      
   JUDITH    BT                                                                                                                            
Judith Lochead Benjamin Tausig  
Research Interests: Research Interests:   
20th and 21st century Music, sound, and political  
history & theory; musical protest in Bankok, Thailand.   
practices in North America Read Full Profile  
and Europe, with particular    
emphasis on music of the    
western classical tradition    
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 Philosophy   
  Craig AB mary                                                                            
Megan Craig Anne O'Byrne Mary Rawlinson  
Research Interests: Research Interests: Research Interests:  
Color, synesthesia,      The Genocide Paradox - Bioethics, global health  
autism, psychoanalysis, political existence through and social justice,   
and embodiment political selfhood, life, aesthetics & philosophy  
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  political institutions - and Proust, contemporary  
  the formal structures of French thought.  
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 Political Science    
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Leonie Huddy  
Research Interests:  
Political behavior in the  
United States through  
intergroup relations  
focusing on gender, race,  
and ethnic relations.  
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 Program in Writing & Rhetoric
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Kristina Lucenko  
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Psychology    
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Joanne Davila Nicholas R. Eaton Marci Lobel  Anne Moyer
Research Interests: Research Interests: Research Interests: Research Interests:
Interpersonal functioning, Classification & structure Social psychological   Psychosocial issues
romantic competence,  of psychopathology & theory in relation to  surrounding cancer &
romantic relationship comorbitiy, quantitative stress, coping, & health  cancer risk, medical
educations, well-being methods & psychometrics, (reproductive health),  decision making, 
among LGBT individuals. LGBTQ issues, sexual  social comparison   gender & health, the
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  mental health of oppressed to cope & improve  participation, research
  minorities. emotional state & preserve  methodology & meta-
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Public Health    

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Lauren Hale Amy Hammock           
Research Interests: Research Interests:    
Social determinants Prevention & response to                                                 
of sleep, health disparities intimate partner violence,    
demography, maternal youth development,     
& child health, women's community-level prevention    
health, health in programming, community-    
retirement. based participatory research,    
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Sociology     

RB kathleen      CF      
Rebekah Burroway     Kathleen Fallon     Crystal Flemming                                          
Research Interests:  Research Interests:    Research Interests:    
 Poverty & inequality,    Political sociology,   Critical race theory,     
 global health, gender,    social movements,   global white supremacy,    
 development & developing   gender, international  temporality, collective    
 countries, political sociology   development, Africa.  memory, social     
social demography.   Read Full Profile  movements, mindfulness    
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  CM OO                                                          
  Cathy Marrone Oyeronke Oyewumi  
  Research Interests: Research Interests:  
  Medical sociology,  Sociology of gender,  
  gender, gender and knowledge, culture,   
  work, sociology of     comparative historical-  
  human reproduction, sociology, feminist theory,   
  sociology of  aging. transnational feminisms,   
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    inequalities in local, regional,  
    and global systems, Africa  
    studies, (post) colonial studies  
    and modernities.  
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