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Welcome

The status of affiliated faculty carries no financial or teaching obligations, but it does represent an expression of your commitment to the advancement of women's, gender and identity studies at Texas Tech.

We do have several opportunities for engagement with the Women's Studies program if you wish. We have several co-curricular events throughout the academic year as well as an academic conference each spring and a colloquium in the fall and your help with planning and promotion of these events would be most welcome.

There are multiple opportunities to connect with students and faculty with similar interests in gender through our programming, especially the monthly brown bag series, which is an informal lunch discussion, held every month during the fall and spring semesters.

We have the Edna Maynard Gott Memorial Library in 259 Drane Hall that contains videos and books on women's and gender issues that are available to be checked out. Also if you have courses taught from a gender and feminist perspective that you would like for us to advertise to our students or, in the case of undergraduate courses, apply to have them cross-listed please let us know.

Thank you for your active interest in the continued growth and development of Women's & Gender Studies. We welcome your involvement with our program because it is through the efforts of dedicated faculty members like you that we can continue to carry on our mission of supporting both undergraduate and graduate-level teaching, research and co-curricular programming for all on this campus and in the community.

Name Position Department
Gretchen Adams Associate Professor History
Future Akins-Tillett Associate Professor School of Art
Britta Anderson Assistant Professor Spanish
Melanie Barnes Research Scientist Geosciences
Cordelia Barrera Associate Professor English
Kanika Batra Professor English
Curtis Bauer Professor English
Caroline Bishop Assistant Professor CMLL
Michael Borshuk Associate Professor English
Cristina Bradatan Associate Professor of Sociology and Chair of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
Hendrika Buelinckx Associate Professor Architecture
Andrea Button-Schnick Professor of Practice Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work 
Laura Calkins Associate Professor
(Former WGS Director)
Women's Studies
Perry Carter Associate Professor Geosciences
Jaclyn E. Cañas-Carrell Professor Analytical Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry
Nesrine Chahine Assistant Professor English
Dorothy Chansky Professor Theatre & Dance
Catherine Christopher Professor School of Law
Kirsten Cook Associate Professor Accounting
Megan Condis Assistant Professor Communication Studies
Erin Collopy Associate Professor/Chair CMLL

 Elissa Zellinger
Assistant Professor English
Carolyn Cruse Associate Director of Choral Studies/Associate Professor of Music Education School of Music
Ali Duffy Associate Professor College of Visual & Performing Arts - Theatre/Dance
     
Genevieve Durham DeCesaro  Vice Provost Academic Affairs/Professor of Dance Provost/CVPA (Dance)
Michael J. Faris Assistant Professor Technical Communication and Rhetoric
Jacki Fitzpatrick Associate Professor Human Development & Family Studies
Carol Flueckiger Associate Professor School of Art
Robin Dru Germany Associate Professor/Interim Director School of Art
Heather Greenhalgh-Spencer Assistant Professor Curriculum and Instruction
Lindsay R Greenlee Assistant Professor of Practice Psychological Sciences
Sara V. Guengerich Associate Professor Classical & Modern Language & Literature
Barbara Hahn Associate Professor History
Breanna Harris Research Assistant Professor Biological Sciences
     
     
Amy Heuman Associate Professor Communication Studies
Rebecca Hite Assistant Professor Curriculum and Instruction
M.E. Hogan Lecturer Physics (Costa Rica Campus)
     
Bryan Hotchkins Assistant Professor Educational Psychology and Leadership
Victoria Howle Associate Professor Mathematics
Wendy Adele Humphrey   Professor School of Law
Molly Ireland Assistant Professor Psychological Sciences
Stacey Jocoy Associate Professor Musicology
Stephanie Jones Professor Education EPL
     
Elizabeth Karam Assistant Professor Rawls College of Business
     
Jacqueline Kolosov-Wenthe Professor English
Carol Korzeniewski Professor Chemistry
Marta Kvande Associate Professor English
David Larmour Paul Whitfield Horn Professor Classical & Modern Language & Literature
Donald Lavigne Associate Professor Classical & Modern Language & Literature
Miguel Levario Associate Professor History
Carol Lindquist Assistant Professor of Practice Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
Rina Little Associate Professor School of Art, Visual Studies
Andrew Littlefield Associate Professor Psychological Sciences
Dave Louis Associate Professor Educational Psychology & Leadership
Laura Lowe Associate Professor SASW
Patricia Maloney Associate Professor SASW
Aretha Marbley Professor Education
Monica Martin Assistant Professor Human Development & Family Studies
Jacalyn McComb Professor Kinesiology & Sports Management
Jon McNaughtan Assistant Professor Education EPL
Kanssandra McQuillen Instructor/Attorney/Reality TV Villain National Wind Institute
Alicia Z. Miklos Assistant Professor Spanish
     
Miriam Mulsow Associate Professor Human Development & Family Studies
Sylvia Niehuis Associate Professor Human Development & Family Studies
Jennifer Nish Assistant Professor English
Valerie Paton Vice Provost Education - EPL
Curtis Peoples Archivist Crossroads of Music Archive, Southwest Collection/Special Collection Library
Sara Peso White Instructor School of Art & Women's Studies
Lisa L. Phillips Assistant Professor of Technical Communication and Rhetoric English
Brandy Piña-Watson Assistant Professor Psychological Sciences
Narissra Punyanunt-Carter Associate Professor Communication Studies
Deidre Popovich Assistant Professor Marketing and Supply Chain Management - Rawls College of Business
Marjean Purinton Professor English
Ignacio Luis Ramirez Associate Professor Sociology
Rebecca Rickly Professor English
     
Christy Rogers Assistant Professor Human Development & Family Studies
Andrea Romi Associate Professor Rawls College of Business
Michael Ross Instructor Landscape Architecture
Connie Scarborough Emeritus Professor Classical & Modern Language & Literature
Christine Self Associate Director Parent and Family Relations 
Elizabeth Sharp Professor (WGS Director) Human Development & Family Studies
Yuan Shu Associate Professor English
Emily Skidmore Associate Professor History
Christopher Smith Professor/ Director of the Vernacular Music Center Chair of Musicology, College of Visual & Performing Arts 
Martha Smithey Associate Professor Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
     
Kristy Soloski Assistant Professor Community Family Addiction Sciences
Annette Sobel Adjunct Associate Professor Department of Medical Education
Sara Spurgeon Professor English
Brian Steele Associate Professor Associate Dean, College of Visual & Performing Arts
Victoria Surliuga Associate Professor CMLL
Vickie Sutton Horn Professor Associate Dean for Digital Learning and Graduate Education
Abigail Swingen Associate Professor History
Amelia Talley Associate Professor Psychological Sciences
Natalie Tarenko Instructor School of Law
Shera Thomas-Jackson Instructor Human Development and Family Studies 
Susan Tomlinson Associate Professor Honors College
Richard Verrone Instructor History
Heather Warren-Crow Associate Professor College of Visual & Performing Arts
Diane Warner Librarian SWC/SCL
Dana Weiser Associate Professor Human Development & Family Studies
Virginia Whealton Assistant Professor Musicology
Julie Willett Associate Professor History
Aliza Wong Associate Professor Assoc. Dean Honors, History
Jingzhou (James) Yang Associate Professor Mechanical Engineering
Pamela Zinn Assistant Professor CMLL