Director: Sally Barr Ebest, Professor, English and Gender Studies. Ph.D., Indiana University.
Sally Barr Ebest is a Professor of English, TA Coordinator for the Center for Teaching & Learning, and Director of the Gender Studies Program. Her teaching and research reflect these various positions. She offers courses in writing theory and pedagogy, teaching as a feminist, and Irish and Irish American women; she also teaches workshops for the Certificate in University Teaching. Her publications include Writing From A to Z (McGraw-Hill), Writing With: Collaborative Teaching, Learning, and Research (SUNY Press), Changing the Way We Teach (SIU Press), Reconciling Catholicism and Feminism (Notre Dame), and Too Smart to be Sentimental: The Writing of Contemporary Irish American Women (Notre Dame). Her most recent manuscript, The Banshees: Irish American Women Writers vs. the War on Feminism, is currently under review.
|Program Advisor: Kathleen Nigro, Assistant Teaching Professor, English and Gender Studies. Ph.D., St. Louis University.
Dr. Nigro' s research interests are gender and nature writing and St. Louis women writers. She teaches Women, Gender, and Culture, Feminism and Witchcraft, Women and Nature Writing, and 19th- century Spiritualism.
Teaching/Office Assistant: Jason N. Vasser
Jason assists the director of the Gender Studies academic program and performs teaching and grading duties. He also maintains the GS website and newsletter.
Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary program; consequently, we offer courses in nearly every discipline. Students can design their own major or a specialized certificate program reflective of their personal areas of interest.
Elizabeth B. Eckelkamp
|ART AND ART HISTORY||Ruth Bohan
Associate Professor of Art History
Ph.D., University of Maryland
Professor of Art History and French
Ph.D., Harvard University
Steven G. Bailey
M. A. Webster University
|CRIMINOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE||
Professor of Economics and Public Policy Administration
Ph.D., University of Illinois-Urbana
Virginia Navarro, Associate Professor of Education
Drucilla Mims Wall
Maria Teresa Balogh
Associate Teaching Professor in Latin
Ph.D., Saint Louis University
Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo
Kimberly K. Baldus
Jill Evans Petzall
Deana L. Jefferson
|SOCIAL WORK||Lori Curtis
Assistant Teaching Professor of Social Work
M. S.W., Washington University
Professor of Social Work
Ph.D., Washington University
|SUE SHEAR INSTITUTE FOR
WOMEN IN PUBLIC LIFE
M. A. Washington University