Feminist Studies

Our Faculty

    • NAME

      Michael Bray

    • TITLE

      Associate Professor of Philosophy

    • Specialty

      Political Philosophy; Critical Theory

    • NAME

      Eileen Cleere

    • TITLE

      Professor of English

    • Specialty

      Victorian literature and culture, the novel, film studies, feminist studies.

    • NAME

      Melissa Johnson

    • TITLE

      Professor of Anthropology

    • Specialty

      Topical: Nature, the more than human and the human; Race and Racism; Environment; Conservation; Development; Social Theory; Environmental History; Tourism; Gender. Area: Belize; Caribbean; U.S.-Mexico Borderlands; Central Texas

    • NAME

      Kathleen Juhl

    • TITLE

      Professor of Theatre

    • Specialty

      Acting, Directing, Voice, Dialects, Alexander Technique, Performance Studies, Theatre for Social Justice, Feminist Performance

    • NAME

      Maria R. Lowe

    • TITLE

      Professor of Sociology

    • Specialty

      Race and racism, surveillance studies, community and urban sociology, campus climate research (race, gender, and sexual orientation), the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement, social movements and activism, and gender inequalities and identities.

    • NAME

      Shannon Mariotti

    • TITLE

      Professor of Political Science

    • Specialty

      19th Century American Transcendentalism, American Political Thought, 20th century Critical Social Theory, Democratic Theory, Buddhist Political Theory

    • NAME

      Ken Mello

    • TITLE

      Associate Professor of Religion

    • Specialty

      • Native American religious traditions
      • Folklore
      • Contemporary Native Identity
      • Sacred Space
      • Gender and Sexuality
      • Myth and Narrative
      • Other non-textual religious traditions.

    • NAME

      Sandi Nenga

    • TITLE

      Professor of Sociology

    • Specialty

      Children and youth; social class; volunteer work and civic engagement; qualitative methods

    • NAME

      Aaron Prevots

    • TITLE

      Associate Professor of French

    • Specialty

      All levels of French language, literature and culture. French feminisms; poetry; novels; music; film; translation. Interdisciplinary coursework including through International Studies and the Paideia program.

    • NAME

      Omar Rivera

    • TITLE

      Associate Professor of Philosophy

    • Specialty

      Latin American Philosophy, Decolonial Philosophy, Race and Ethnicity, Political Philosophy, Aesthetics, 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

    • NAME

      Brenda Sendejo

    • TITLE

      Associate Professor of Anthropology

    • Specialty

      Anthropology of religion, Mexican American spiritualities and indigenous heritage, gender and racialization, and Chicana feminisms. Geographic specialization: U.S. - Mexico Borderlands, Central and South Texas.