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 non-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

      Voice, Alexander Technique, Acting, Theatre for Social Change

    • NAME

      Maria Lowe

    • TITLE

      Professor of Sociology

    • Specialty

      Race relations and racism, gender construction and performance, surveillance studies, campus climate research (race, gender, and sexual orientation), the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement, social movements and activism

    • 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.