Mary A. Armstrong
Charles A. Dana Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies/English; Program Chair, Women’s and Gender Studies

Ph.D. and Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies, Duke University
(610) 330-5992
117 Pardee Hall

Areas of interest: Feminist and Queer theory, sexuality studies, links between WGS and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), gender and environmental justice, Victorian literature/culture


Susan Averett
Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics

Ph.D., University of Colorado
(610) 330-5307
109 Simon Center


Deborah Byrd
Professor and Associate Head of English

Ph.D., Emory
(610) 330-5238
207 Pardee Hall

Teaching and research interests: Romantic and Victorian poetry; Irish literature; interdisciplinary and literature-based courses in women’s and gender studies


Tara Gilligan
Instructor, Women’s and Gender Studies

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
(610) 330-3042
118 Pardee Hall

Teaching area: Gender and Environmentalism


Meghan Masto
Associate Professor of Philosophy

Ph.D., UMass, Amherst
(610) 330-5817
328 Pardee Hall

Teaching areas: philosophy of mind, the philosophy of language, feminist philosophy, and epistemology


Nandini Sikand 
Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies

Ph.D., The Graduate Center, CUNY
(610) 330-3049
248 N. Third St., Room 111


Hannah W. Stewart-Gambino
Professor of Government & Law and International Affairs

Ph.D., Duke University
(610) 330-5172
212 Oechsle Center for Global Education