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Mary Jo Bona
Professor and 
Chair of WGSS 
PhD, English, UW-Madison 
Research Interests:  Feminist theories and literatures; feminist and queer narrative theories; multi-ethnic American literary cultures; Italian American/Italian diasporic literary and cultural studies; diaspora/migration/critical race theories.
Ritch Calvin
Associate Professor and 
Director of Undergraduate Studies
PhD, Comparative Literature, Stony Brook
Research Interests: feminist theory, Latina literature and culture,  Latina feminisms, feminist science fiction, reproductive  technologies.


Lisa Diedrich
PhD, WGSS, Emory University 
Research Interests: critical medical studies, disability studies, feminist theories, interdisciplinary methods. 
Victoria Hesford
Associate Professor & Director of Grad Studies
PhD, American Studies, Emory University
 Research Interests: gender, sexuality, queer   and feminist theory,  U.S. queer and feminist   history, popular and mass culture in the  postwar era, and critical theory. 
Nancy Hiemstra
Associate Professor
PhD, Geography, Syracuse University
 Research Interests: global migration, immigration  enforcement practices, detention and deportation, homeland  security, borders, gender, race, Latin America, feminist  epistemology and methodologies
Liz Montegary
Associate Professor
PhD, Cultural Studies, UC Davis
Research interests: feminist and queer theory; transnational American studies; LGBT/queer activism; travel, tourism, and  mobility studies; cultural studies of militarization. 
Francesca Spedalieri
Visiting Assistant Professor
PhD, Theater, The Ohio State University
Research interests: Theatre studies; women directors, playwrights, and performers; devising and new works; Italian theatre and cultural studies; feminist and gender theory; translation/adaptation

Suzanne Staub
Adjunct Lecturer
Humanities 2116
Spring 2019 Office Hours:
Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:00 - 1:45 p.m.;
Mondays by appointment