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 and Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Gender & 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. Janneli Miller
Visiting Professor of Environmental Studies

Expertise  

  • Medical anthropology 
  • Ecological medicine 
  • Ethnobotany 
  • Culturally appropriate reproductive health care service development 
  • Indigenous peoples of the American Southwest and New Mexico 
  • Ritual healing 
  • Herbal healing 
  • Homebirth 
  • Unassisted/free birth  

Education 

  • Ph.D., University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 2003 
  • M.A., Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, 1992 
  • B.A., The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA, 1978 
  • Certificate, Northwest School of Practical Midwifery, Portland, OR, 1979 

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Dr. Cory Pillen
Assistant Professor of Art History

Expertise  

  • Art history 
  • U.S. history 
  • Visual culture
  • 19th- and 20th-century U.S. visual culture 

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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