BAIRD, CHARDIE, Associate Professor, Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work. Research interests: Youth and the Life course, gender and work; work and the family.
BREEN, LOUISE, Associate Professor and Department Chair of History. PhD, University of Connecticut, 1993. Research interests: Colonial American History, Puritanism, American Revolution.
COOPER, CORA, Professor of Music. BM 1978, University of Vermont; MM 1982, Eastman School of Music; DM 1992, Florida State University. Research interests; Violin music by women composers.
DEPAOLI, MARÍA TERESA, Associate Professor of Spanish, Modern Languages. PhD 2001, Purdue University.
DINKEL, JANICE, Associate Professor and Director of Social Work. BSW 1976, MSW 1978, University of Kansas.
DODD, ELIZABETH C., Professor of English. BA 1983, Ohio University; MFA 1986, PhD 1989, Indiana University. Research interests: 20th-century American and British women writers; creative writing.
EARLES, BEVERLEY, Associate Director, English Language Program. DipTESL 1979, PhD 1989, Victoria University Wellington, New Zealand.
FALCONE, JESSICA, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work.
FINE, LEAH, Visiting Assistant Professor in Leadership Studies.
FRANCHITTI, ABBY, Graduate Faculty, English Language Program. BA 1968, New York State University College at New Paltz; MA 1971, University of Tours, France; PhD 2006, University of Tours, France. Research interests: Women's Suffrage and anti-suffrage movements.
FRITCH, MELIA ERIN, Assistant Professor, Undergraduate and & Community Services Hale Library. BA 2000, Chadron State College; MA 2004, Kansas State University, MA 2010, Emporia State University.
GONZÁLEZ, TANYA, Associate Professor of English. BA 1995, Scripps College; MA 2000, PhD 2004, University California Riverside. Research interests: Chicana and U.S. Latina literature and popular culture.
GOTT, TRISHA, Assistant Director for Service-Learning, School of Leadership Studies. BA 2007, Kansas State University; MS 2011, Kansas State University.
HEDRICK, DONALD K., Professor of English. BA 1969, University of Kansas; MA 1972, PhD 1974, Cornell University. Research interests: Shakespeare and the Renaissance cultural studies; theories of language, gender, sociolinguistics; feminist criticism; film and popular culture.
JANKE, RHONDA R., Associate Professor of Hort., Forestry, and Recreation Resources, Ext. Spec., Sustainable Cropping Systems. BS 1980, Kansas State University; MS 1984, PhD 1987, Cornell University.
KANOST, LAURA, Assistant Professor of Spanish. BA 2001 Kansas State University; MA 2003, PhD 2007 University of Kansas. Research interests: Disability studies, women writers, translation, and service learning
KARLIN, KATHERINE, Assistant Professor of English. PhD 2009, University of Southern California. MFA 2004, University of Pittsburgh.
KNOBLAUCH, ABBY,Assistant Professor of English. PhD 2008, University of New Hampshire. Research interests: The Intersection of gender languague, and power; maverick rhetorics; and teacher development.
KOZAR, JOY, Associate Professor of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design. BS 1998, MS 2000, Kansas State University; PhD 2004, Iowa State University.
KURTZ, DONALD, Assistant Professor, Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work.
LEADER-PICONE, CAMERON, Assistant Professor, English. BA 2003, Yale University; MA 2006, Harvard University;
PhD 2009, Harvard University.
LEHEW, MELODY. Associate Professor of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design. BS in Textiles and Clothing, The Ohio State University, 1986. MS in Textiles and Clothing, The Ohio State University, 1989. Ph. in Retail and Consumer Sciences, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1996.
LONGMUIR, ANNE, Associate Professor/Interim Director of Graduate Studies of English . MA 1996, PhD 2003, University of Edinburgh.
LULY, SARA, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages, BA 2002, State University of New York, MA 2004, Michigan State University, PhD 2011, The Ohio State University.
MATLOCK, WENDY, Assistant Professor of English. PhD 2003, Ohio State University. Research interests: medival studies and renaissance literature and humanities, British literature, and women in literature; the cultural significance of Middle English debate poems from the thirteenth through fifteenth centuries.
MCCREA, HEATHER, Associate Professor of History. PhD, Stony Brook University, 2002. Research interests: Colonial and Modern Mexico; Peasant and Indigenous Studies; History of Public Health, Medicine and Disease, and Environmental History
McELROY, MARY A., Professor of Kinesiology. BA 1974, Queens College, New York; MA 1975, Ohio State University; PhD 1978, University of Maryland. Research interests: sport and gender issues: sport and social class.
MUTURI, NANCY, Associate Professor of Journalism and Mass Communications. BA 1989, MA, 1998, University of Iowa; PhD 2002, University of South Carolina. Research interests: Gender and health communication with a focus on HIV/AIDS prevention, communication & social change.
NEL, PHILIP W., Professor of English. BA 1992, University of Rochester; MA 1993, PhD 1997, Vanderbilt University.
NELSON, BONNIE A., Associate Professor of English. BA 1965, City College of New York; MAT 1967, City University of New York; PhD 1981, Pennsylvania State University. Research interests: Feminism and the Enlightenment; Restoration.
PAKASTE, MERVI, Assistant Professor of Art.
PANKL, LIS, Assistant Professor, K-State Libraries. MLS, 2005, University of North Texas. Research interests: Frida Kahlo; Embodied Geographies; Cultural/Critical Geography.
POTTS, DONNA, Professor of English. Ph.D. 1992, University of Missouri, Columbia. Research interests: Modern and Contemporary Irish and American Literature; Native American Literature, Poety; Linguistics/English Language; Literature and the Environment; Cultural Studies.
RAGAR, CHERYL, Assistant Professor of American Ethnic Studies. PhD, American Studies, The University
of Kansas, May 2008; MA, American Studies, The University of Kansas, May 1999; BS,
Journalism, The University of Kansas, May 1991. Research interests: African American Cultural Production; 20th Century American
Art and Visual Culture; Comparative Race and Ethnicity
SCOTT, SUSAN S., Director of Leadership Studies and Program; Associate Dean of Student Life; Associate Professor, Education. BS 1973, MS 1974, Emporia State University; PhD 1982, Kansas State University. Research interests: women’s leadership and women’s mental health.
SHAPKINA, NADIA, Assistant Professor of Sociology. MA, Saratov State Technical University (Russia), PhD, Georgia State University (USA).
SPEARS, JACQUELINE, Professor of Education; Co-Director of Rural Clearinghouse for Lifelong Education and Development (1984). BS 1969, MS 1972, PhD 1988, Kansas State University. Research interest: contextual issues in education, focus on gender, rurality and ethnicity.
TATONETTI, LISA, Associate Professor of English. Ph.D. 2001, Ohio State University. Research interest:
cultural studies, ethnic literature (Native American) and women's studies.
THURSTON, LINDA P, Assistant Dean and Professor of Education. BS 1967, Baker University; MS 1975, University of Texas; PhD 1977, University of Kansas. Research interests: low-income families; rural issues; parent training, single parent families.
TOLAR, MARY H., Director, School of Leadership Studies; Assistant Professor. BA Kansas State University,
M.Litt Oxford Univeristy, Ed.D Kansas State University. Research interests focus on
the art and practice of civic leadership development, women’s pathways to public service
leadership, and undergraduate leadership development through applied learning.
WHEATLEY, ALISON E., Associate Professor of English, Assistant Dean of Arts and Sciences. AB 1974, Barnard College; MA 1980, PhD 1994, University of Virginia.
WOOD, NAOMI, Associate Professor of English. PhD 1991, Duke University. Research interests: children's literature; Victorian studies; gender and feminist theory.
ZSCHOCHE, SUE, Associate Professor of History. BA 1970, Emporia State University; MA 1974, East Texas State, PhD 1984, University of Kansas. Research interests: American women's history; history of female reform in the Progressive period; history of domestic violence.