Gender & Women's Studies

Dr. Carolina Alonso
Assistant Professor of Spanish and Gender & Women's Studies

Expertise

  • U.S. Latina/o Literature
  • Chicana/o Studies
  • Women’s and Gender studies
  • Spanish for Second Language Learners 
  • Spanish for Heritage Speakers

Education

  • Ph.D., Spanish, with subspecialties in US Latino and Latin American Literature, Gender and Sexuality Studies, University of Houston, 2015
  • Graduate Certificate in Women's Studies, University of Houston, 2014
  • M.A., Spanish Latin American Literature, University of Texas-Pan American, 2009
  • B.A., Spanish, University of Texas-Pan American, 2007

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Dr. Amy Sellin
Chair & Associate Professor for Modern Languages and
Co-Coordinator & Associate Professor for Gender and Women's Studies

Expertise

  • Contemporary Spanish Culture and Literature
  • Gender and Aging in Hispanic Literature and Culture
  • Spanish and Latin American Studies

Education

  • Ph.D., Hispanic Studies, Brown University
  • M.A., Hispanic Studies, Brown University
  • B.A., Spanish & Latin American Studies, University of California, Berkeley

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Dr. Cory Pillen
Assistant Professor of Art History

Expertise  

  • 19th- and 20th-century U.S. Visual Culture  
  • Gender Studies
  • Graphic Design History
  • Environmental History

Education 

  • Ph.D., Art History, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013 
  • M.A., Art History, 19th- and 20th-Century U.S. Visual Culture, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005 
  • B.A., Integrated Studies (Arts Administration), University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1994 

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Dr. Emily Houghton
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Expertise 

  • Diversity issues in sports 
  • Sports hiring practices and leadership 
  • Media depictions of student-athletes 
  • Student-athlete medical care 
  • Athletic program social media campaigns 

Education 

  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2013 
  • M.S., University of Illinois, Chicago, 2001 
  • B.A., Elmira College, 1997  

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Dr. Michael Martin
Chair & Professor of History and
Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies

Expertise

  • History of early medieval preaching and sermons
  • History of the church and the Middle Ages
  • Medieval history
  • Early medieval Ireland
  • Early medieval Irish biblical commentary texts
  • Gender and queer studies

Education

  • Ph.D., History, Western Michigan University, 2005
  • M.A., Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, 1996
  • B.A., English, University of Iowa, 1989

Contact:

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