Program Scholars

2013-2014 Scholars

 

Scholars in Residence

Meeta Rani Jha
Independent Scholar, Goldsmiths College, University of London
Transnational Feminine Imaginaries in Bombay Cinema Experience

Tomomi Kinukawa
Independent Scholar, Oakland, CA
Health Disparities and Immigration Politics in Cold War Era Japan: The Case of Korean Diaspora Communities

Jayati Lal
Visiting Fellow, Centre for the Study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
Making ‘Factory Women’: The Labor of Gender in Late Twentieth Century Indian Capitalism

Doris Leibetseder
Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies at the Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt, Austria
Precarious Sex: A queer-feminist ethics of gender and sexuality

Tamara Spira
UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellow and Senior Researcher, UC Davis and UN Women
Unforeseen Internationalisms: 1970s Feminist Minoritarian Poetics and the Chilean and Nicaraguan Revolutions

2013-2014 Scholars

Affiliated Scholars


Susan Drummond
Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto
Cross-border Reproduction and the Migration of Private Law’s Public Policy
July to December 2013

Veronica Sanz
Visiting Scholar, Center for Science, Technology and Medicine (CSTMS), UC  Berkeley
Beyond the Male and Female Binary: Research on Sex Variability
August to November2013

Li Yang
Vice Dean of Language Department, Wuxi Institute of Technology

Lottamari Kahkonen
Gender Studies Department, University of Turku, Finland
The Politics and Ethics of Gender Variance
November 2013 to April 2014

Stine Willum Adrian
Assistant Professor in Techno-Anthropology, Aalborg University, Denmark
Boundaries of Ethics – sperm on the border
April to June 2014


2012-2013 Scholars

Scholars in Residence

Libby Lewis
Affiliated Scholar, BBRG, UC Berkeley
The Monolithic Media Myth

Sora Han
Assistant Professor, Criminology, Law and Society, UC Irvine
The Afterlife of the Civil Rights Cases of 1883: Race, Gender and Ability at the Intersection of American Federalism

Rita Alfonso
Lecturer/Independent Scholar
Queer Space, Embodiment, and Subjectivity

Smadar Lavie
Visiting Scholar, Anthropology, University of Minnesota; Institute for Social Sciences in the 21st Century, University College Cork, Ireland
Wrapped in the Flag of Israel: Mizrahi Single Mothers of Color and the GendeRace of Bureaucratic Pain

Greg Youmans
Adjunct Faculty, Film & Digital Media Department, UC Santa Cruz, and Department of the History and Theory of Contemporary Art, San Francisco Art Institute
‘Thank You Anita!’: Gay and Lesbian Filmmaking in the 1970s

Dongmei Wang
Tenured Faculty; Visiting Scholar, Department of Modern Chinese History, School of Political and Ideological Education, Chinese Agricultural University
The influence of the Chinese Communist Party’s policy to the women (1949-2011)

2012-2013 Scholars

Affiliated Scholars

Anna Babka
Assistant Professor, German Studies, University of Vienna
Necessary Interconnections: Postcolonial Queer, Postcolonial Theories and Queer Theories in Dialogue with Texts in the German Language
July to October 2012

John Cho
SSRC Postdoctoral Fellow in Transregional Research
‘Innovators of “Queer”’: Queer Movements and Trans-Asian Imaginaries in Taiwan and South Korea
May to August 2013

Greta LaFleur
Assistant Professor of English, University of Hawai'i at Manoa
American Insides: Popular Narrative and the Historiography of Sexuality, 1674-1815
February to August 2013

Sarah Lamble
Lecturer in Law, University of London
Queer Investments in Punishment: LGBT politics, sexual citizenship and the penal state.
February to April 2013

Lin Bin
Associate Professor, English Department, Xiamen University
Gender and Southern Modernity: A Case Study of Carson McCuller's Fiction as Cultural Critique
March to August 2013

Anna Novokov
Professor, Art and Art History Department (Saint Mary's College of
California)
Ksenija Atanasijevic and the emergence of the Feminist Movement in
Interwar Serbia

August - December 2012

Mei Yuan
Assistant Professor, Department of Foreign Studies, South China Normal University
Widows of Systems’
August 2012 to February 2013


2011-2012 Scholars

BBRG-Li Ka Shing Scholar-in-Residence

Haihua Tian
Institute of Religious Studies, Sichuan University
Sexuality and Religion: Anti-concubinage by the Jesuits in Late Ming China
September 2011 to February 2012


Scholars-in-Residence

Lynne Gerber
l_gerber@sbcglobal.net
Independent Scholar, Berkeley
Surviving the Plague: AIDS at 30 in a Queer Congregation

Kristina Mead
meadk@denison.edu
Associate Professor of Biology and Chair of Womens's Studies, Denison University
Sex, Gender, and the Brain: a novel textbook linking Neuroscience and Gender Studies

Heike Raphael- Hernandez
University of Maryland University College, Europe
Gender Stereotyping in American Film
February and March 2012

Wendy Sarvasy
sarvasyw@berkeley.edu
Independent Scholar, Berkeley
Engendering Social Democracy: Theorizing Progressive Era Global-Local Activism

Qian Tao
sisutao@yahoo.com
Shanghai International Studies University
Reinterpretation of Alice Walker’s Concept of Cultural Identity in the Tradition of African American Literature

Diane Tober
dmtober@yahoo.com
California State University East Bay
‘The Land is My Blood’: Gender, Power, and Space in Occupied Palestine

Nan Wang
nanw@berkeley.edu
Beijing Normal University
The City and Modernity: Flaneuse in Modern Chinese Women’s Writing of 1990s



Affiliated Scholars

Ayesha AlRifai
AMideast, Palestine
Power, Micropolitics and Discourse Analysis in Higher Education in Palestine: Policy Implications for Women's Empowerment and Gender Integration

Harriet Bjerrum Nielsen
University of Oslo
Personal Development and Socio-Cultural Change

Mei-Hsien Lee
National Chi Nan University, Taiwan
Catching-up Belated Modernity? The Myth Behind the Promotion of Women’s Equality in Post-Colonial Indonesia and Vietnam

Libby Lewis
Wesleyan University
Threat, Progress, and Othering Discourse of Barack and Michelle Obama

Silke Schicktanz
University Medical Center Goettingen, Germany
Ethical and Gender Issues in Biomedicine

Kristin Spilker
Norwegian University of Science
Reproductive Relations. Production of gendered meaning in the field of reproduction

Yvette Taylor
London South Bank University
To Pass Without Hinderance? Citizenship, Community, Diversity- or Death

Fouzieyha Towghi
University of Zurich
Scales of Marginality: Bodies, Medicines, and Midwives of Balochistan



2010-2011 Scholars

BBRG-Li Ka Shing Scholars-in-Residence

Dai Jinhua
Professor, Institute of Comparative Literature and Culture and Director, The Center for Contemporary Cultural Studies and Film Studies (Beijing University)
The Challenges of Women and "The China Problem"

February to July 2011

Song Sufeng
sfsong@berkeley.edu
Associate Professor, Gender and Women's Studies Program (Sun Yat-sen University)
Translated Queerness and Queer Expressions in Chinese Cinema

December 2010 to May 2011



Scholars in Residence

Laura Fantone
laura@women.it
Junior Researcher (University of Padua, Italy)
Traces of Migration and In-betweeness: Poetics and Politics in Post-colonial Asian Women Artists.

Riitta Hoegbacka
hogbacka@mappi.helsinki.fi
Lecturer/Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Social Research (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Negotiating Kinship: The Making and Unmaking of Families in Transnational Adoption

Meeta Rani Jha
meetarani65@berkeley.edu
Postdoctoral Scholar, Lecturer Sociology, Feminist Cultural Studies (Goldsmiths College, University of London and University of Westminster)
Transnational Feminine Imaginaries in Bombay Cinema Experience

Libby Lewis
LibbyL@berkeley.edu
Visiting Assistant Professor, Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Center for African American Studies (Wesleyan University)
Threat, Progress, and Othering Discourse of Barack and Michelle Obama


Minh-Ha Pham
m.pham@berkeley.edu
Social and Cultural Analysis Department (New York University)
Fashioning Democracy, Democratizing Fashion


Nicole Roberts
Nicole.Roberts@sta.uwi.edu
Lecturer, Department of Spanish (University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus)
Claiming Identity: The Caribbean/Latin American Experience of Mayra Santos Febres


Judy Rohrer
jrohrer@berkeley.edu
Independent Scholar (Oakland, California)
Haole Matters: Interrogating Whiteness in Hawai'i


Wendy Sarvasy
sarvasyw@berkeley.edu
Lecturer, Political Science (California State University, East Bay)
Engendering Social Democracy: Theorizing Progressive Era Global-Local Activism




Affiliated Scholars

Aren Aizura
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Gender Studies (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Travelers Across the Boundaries of Sex

July to August 2010

Ayesha Airifai
AMideast, Palestine
Power, Micropolitics and Discourse Analysis in Higher Education in Palestine: Policy Implications for Women's Empowerment and Gender Integration

January to May 2011

Daniela Danna
University of Milan, Italy
Gender and the Causes and Consequences of Population Growth in Contemporary Debate

January to April 2011

Rosa Medina Domenech
rosam@ugr.es
Senior Lecturer (University of Granada, Spain)
Love From Both Sides: the Science and Culture Debates on Women's Emotions and Femininity During the Spanish Dictatorship (1940-1960)

September to November 2010

Samar Habib
Visiting Professor, Women and Gender Studies, San Francisco State University
Gender and Sexual Minorities in the Middle East and North Africa

January to June 2011

Kate MacNeill
cmmacn@unimelb.edu.au

University of Melbourne, Australia
Post-Identity Politics and the Event of Viewing

September to November 2010

Beatriz Padilla

padilla.beatriz@gmail.com
Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology, Lisbon, Portugal
Migrant Women: Weaving Gender and Context into the Migration Experience

June to August 2010

Jennifer Ring

jennyring@berkeley.edu

Department of Political Science, University of Nevada, Reno
More Than a Game: America's Baseball Underground

October 2010 to April 2011

Veronica Sanz

veronica.sanz@berkeley.edu

Science, Technology and Society Center (STSC), University of California at Berkeley
Gendering Processes and De-Gendering Possibilities for IT: the cases of Affective and Soft Computing

November 2010 to May 2011

Silke Schicktanz
silke.schicktanz@medizin.uni-goettingen.de

University Medical Center Goettingen, Germany
Bioethical and socio-cultural issues of defining new responsibilities for individual ageing & the case of Alzheimer disease

February to September 2011

Diane Tober

Pars Equality Center, San Francisco, CA
Gender and the 'Violence of Everyday Life' in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

January to May 2011

Gina Velasco

Visiting Assistant Professor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Portland State University
Performing Nation, Performing Diaspora: Queer Art and Politics in a Transnational Frame

July to September 2010



2009-2010 Scholars

BBRG-Li Ka Shing Scholar-in-Residence

Xiaoli Xu
xxl@berkeley.edu

Professor (University of Lanzhou, China)
Women, Religion and Participation in Northwest China




Scholars in Residence

 

Natascha Gruber
natascha.gruber@univie.ac.at

Professor (University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria)
Concepts of Sex and Gender in Medicine and Biotechnology with a Special Focus on Intersex Research

Elke Heckner
eheckner@berkeley.edu
Assistant Professor (University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon)
Unruly Bodies: Gender, Resistance, Modernity


Anna Novakov
anovakov@stmarys-ca.edu
Professor (St. Mary's College, California)
Inner Cities: Milena Pavlovic-Barilli's Roman Series

Bina Pradhan
binapradhan44@gmail.com
Independent Scholar (Alliance for Development Alternatives, Nepal)
Development of Inclusive Macroeconomic Framework: Gender Equity

Michele Pridmore-Brown
mpb@berkeley.edu

Independent Scholar (Palo Alto, California)
Biopolitics of Delayed Motherhood and of Emergent Fertility Strategies

Ashraf Zahedi
azahedi@berkeley.edu

Independent Scholar (Los Gatos, California)
Gender Mainstreaming in Afghanistan: Cultural and Structural Impediments


Xiaohui Zhu
zhuxiaohui95@yahoo.com.cn
Instructor, Philosophy (Fudan University, China)
A Review of Chinese Literature on Gender and Women's Studies from 2001 to 2008: Progress and Problems



Affiliated Scholars

Nicola Barker
n.j.barker@law.keele.ac.uk

Lecturer (Keele University, UK)
From Social Security to Individual Responsibility: A Comparative Analysis of Work for your Benefit in the United Kingdom and Workfare in the United States
and
Not the Marrying Kind: Feminist Critiques of Marriage and the Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Relationships
February 2010 to March 2010

Rosa Medina Domenech
rosam@ugr.es
Senior Lecturer (University of Granada, Spain)
Love from both sides: the science and culture debates on women's emotions and femininity during the Spanish dictatorship (1940-1960)

October to December 2009

Laura Fantone
laura@women.it
Junior Researcher (University of Padua, Italy)
Traces of Migration and In-betweeness: Poetics and Politics in Post-colonial Asian Women Artists.

Ewa Majewska
emajewska@berkeley.edu
University Scholar (University of Warsaw, Poland)
The political reproduction of otherness. A critical feminist reading of the making of the legal.

October 2009 to March 2010

Tracy McMullen
tracymcmullen@berkeley.edu

University of California, San Diego
Replay: Performing History and Re-Vivifying the Past in Live Jazz, Popular, and Classical Music Reenactment

September 2009 to February 2010

Silke Schicktanz
silke.schicktanz@medizin.uni-goettingen.de
Associate Professor (University of Goettingen, Germany)
The Bioethics of Crossing Borderlines: Cross-national Perspectives, Gender Issues, Organ Transplantation

July to September 2009

Carla Risseeuw
Professor, Anthropology, University of Nijmegen, Netherlands
Contextualizing 'Friendship' in East and West. Its meaning and practice in time and place.

September to November 2009

Wang Li
wangli2008@buaa.edu.cn
Faculty Member (Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China)
Complex Past, Promising Future: Women NGOs in China's Social Development

October 2009 to January 2010


2008-2009 Scholars

Scholars in Residence

Jacqueline Adams
jacqueline_adams@calmail.berkeley.edu

Independent Scholar (Hong Kong,  China)
Art & Human Rights: Women Against Pinochet

Laura Fantone
laura@women.it
Junior Researcher (University of Padua, Italy)
Traces of Migration and In-betweeness: Poetics and Politics in Post-colonial Asian Women Artists.


Natascha Gruber
natascha.gruber@univie.ac.at

Professor (University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria)
Concepts of Sex and Gender in Medicine and Biotechnology with a Special Focus on Intersex Research


Elke Heckner
eheckner@berkeley.edu
Assistant Professor (University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon)
Unruly Bodies: Gender, Resistance, Modernity


Lois Helmbold
helmbold@unlv.nevada.edu

Chair & Professor, Women's Studies Department, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Making Choices, Making Do: Survival Strategies of Black & White Working Class Women during the Great Depression

Lori Merish
lam34@georgetown.edu
Associate Professor (Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.)
Laboring Women and the Languages of Class: Sex, Race, and U.S. Working-Class Women's Cultures, 1830-1860


Michele Pridmore-Brown
mpb@berkeley.edu

Independent Scholar (Palo Alto, California)
Biopolitics of Delayed Motherhood and of Emergent Fertility Strategies


Ashraf Zahedi
azahedi@berkeley.edu

Independent Scholar (Los Gatos, California)
The Role of Filipinas in the Making of Filipino-Irano Community


Xiaohui Zhu
zhuxiaohui95@yahoo.com.cn
Instructor, Philosophy (Fudan University, China)
Chinese Women from 1949 to 2008 and Focus on How Changed Culture Affects the Value of Women



Affiliated Scholars


Dibyesh Anand
Reader in International Relations, Centre for the Study of Democracy (Westminster University, London)
Dangers of Pornonationalism: Men & Masculinity in Hindu Nationalism in India

April 2008 to May 2008

Mary Curran
curranm@easternct.edu
Assistant Professor (Department of Political Science, Philosophy and Geography, Eastern Connecticut State University)
The Mobilization of Space, Place & Gendered Identities in Environmental Debates in Butte, Montana and in Kentucky

Spring 2009

Maria Luisa Femenias
Professor, Philosophy, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina
Violence, and Symbolic Violence in Philosophy: Women's Case
February 2009 to April 2009

Miriam Grossi
Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
March 2009 to August 2009

Jennifer Hosek
Assistant Professor (Department of German Language and Literature, Queen's University, Ontario, Canada)
Sun, Sex & Socialism: A Cultural History of Cuba & the Germans: Films Making Capitals, Capitals Films: Transnationalizing Berlin and Havana post Cold War

July 2008 to August 2008

Samantha King
Associate Professor, Kinesiology and Health Studies and Women's Studies (Queen's University, Kingston, Canada)
Health Education as Diplomatic Strategy: Interrogating the US-Middle East Partnership for Breast Cancer Awareness

January 2008 to August 2008

Mei Li
meilan1111@163.com
Professor, English (Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai, China)
Critical Examination of the Dynamic Relationship between Gender and Civil Society in China

August 2008 to February 2009

Edme Ollagnier
Edmee.Ollagnier@pse.unige.ch
Associate Professor (University of Geneva, Switzerland)
Women, Knowledge and Recognitions

January 2009

Aivita Putnina
putnina@lanet.lv
Gender Research, Reproductive Health and Biotechnologies

Fall 2008

Carmen Rial
Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
March 2009 to August 2009

Susan Stryker
Professor, Indiana University
Sex Change City: Theorizing Urban (Trans)Formation in San Francisco

January 2009 to July 2009



2007-2008 Scholars

Scholars in Residence

Jacqueline Adams
Hong Kong,  China
Art & Human Rights: Women Against Pinochet

Natascha Gruber
Philosophy, Lecturer (University of Vienna, University of Klagenfurt, Austria)
Ethics in Medicine with Specific Focus on the Concepts of Sex and Gender in Intersex Management

Elke Heckner
Oregon
Unruly Bodies:  Gender, Resistence, and Modernity

Lori Merish
Washington, D.C.
Laboring Women and the Languages of Class: Sex, Race, and U.S. Working Class Women's Cultures, 1830-1860

Kathryn Poethig
Professor (California State University, Monterey Bay)
Sisterhood after Terrorism: Feminist Theologies on Armed Struggle, Just Peace, and Empire


Michele Pridmore-Brown
Consultant, Changing Families Project  (California)
Biopolitics of Delayed Motherhood

Ashraf Zahedi
California
Role of Filipinas in the Making of Filipino-Irano Community


Affiliated Scholars


Leslie Salzinger (Fall 2007)
California
Model Markets:  Identifying "The Social" in Peso/Dollar Exchange

Elly Teman (Fall 2007)
Jerusalem, Israel
Relationships That Form Between Surrogates and Intended Mothers During Gestational Surrogacy Process


Post-Doctoral Fellow

Roshanak Kheshti
California
Iranian Trans/Homosexuality Through a Geopolitical Lens


2006-2007 Scholars

Jacqueline Adams
Sociology/Scholar with Center for Latin American Studies (UC-Berkeley)
Art & Human Rights: Women Against Pinochet

Natascha Gruber
Philosophy, Lecturer (University of Vienna, University of Klagenfurt, Austria)
Ethics in Medicine with Specific Focus on the Concepts of Sex and Gender in Intersex Management

Laura Kerr
Independent Scholar
When Trauma Came Home: Mental Illness and Emotional Distress in Late Modern America

Roshanak Kheshti
Post-Doctoral Fellow

Eun-shil Kim
Affiliated Scholar
Ewha Woman's University, Seoul, Korea
Biotechnology and Women's Reproductive Bodies

Tommy Lott
Philosophy, Professor (San Jose State University)
The Social & Political Thought of Anna Julia Cooper

Qudsia Lubna Mirza
Interdisciplinary/Senior Lecturer (University of East London School of Law)
Islamic Feminism & Concept of Equality

Elina Oinas
Sociology, Researcher (Abo Akademi University, Finland)
Young Women’s Health Activism, Empowerment and Medicalization

Kathryn Poethig
Professor (California State University, Monterey Bay)
Sisterhood after Terrorism: Feminist Theologies on Armed Struggle, Just Peace, and Empire

Michele Pridmore-Brown
Consultant, Changing Families Project
Biopolitics of Delayed Motherhood

Leslie Reagan
Associate Professor (UC-Berkeley Gender & Women's Studies), and Medical Humanities Scholar (Science, Technology & Society Center)
Epidemic of Anxiety: Mothers, "Deformed Babies" & German Measles in America

Clare Sears
Post-doctoral scholar, Sociology (UC-Santa Cruz)
Arresting Dress: Policing Sex and Gender Difference in 19th Century San Francisco

Rajni Walia
Senior Lecturer (HP State Government Colleges, India)
Contemporary South Asian and South Asian American Women's Writings

Ashraf Zahedi

Independent Scholar
Role of Filipinas in the Making of Filipino-Irano Community


2005-2006 Scholars

Dalit Baum
Math, Returning Visiting Scholar, Lecturer (UC Santa Cruz), Community School for Women (Israel)
Queering the Peace Movement in Israel/Palestine

Izabela Filipiak
Humanities, Visiting Scholar (Institute of Slavic, East European & Eurasian Studies) UC, Doctorate, 2004 Polish Academy of Sciences
Maria Komornicka & the Provinces of Otherness


Natascha Gruber
Philosophy, Lecturer (University of Vienna, University of Klagenfurt, Austria)
Ethics in Medicine with Specific Focus on the Concepts of Sex and Gender in Intersex Management


Laura Kerr
Independent Scholar
When Trauma Came Home: Mental Illness and Emotional Distress in Late Modern America

Elline Lipkin
Creative Writing & Literature, Returning Visiting Scholar, Writer in Residence (Colorado), Visiting Asst. Professor (Texas A&M)
The Space on the Page, the Shape of the Poem: Contemporary American Visual Poetics

Tommy Lott
Philosophy, Professor (San Jose State University)
The Social & Political Thought of Anna Julia Cooper

Qudsia Lubna Miraz
Interdisciplinary, Sr. Lecturer (University of East London Law School)
Islamic Feminism & the Concept of Equality

Aparajita Nanda
English, Visiting Scholar (UC English Dept., 2003-2005)
Repositioning Possibilities: Identity Politics & Gendered Subjectivity in Trinh T. Minh-ha’s films & Octavia Butler’s fictions

Elina Oinas
Sociology, Researcher (Abo Akademi University, Finland)
Young Women’s Health Activism, Empowerment & Medicalization

Juliana Spahr
English, Asst. Professor (Mills College)
How Gertrude Stein’s Work Represents the Changes in Language Practices


2004-2005 Scholars

Saba Bahar
Visiting Scholar, Dept. of English
UC Berkeley

Dalit Baum
Lecturer, The Community School for Women, Israel
Queering the Peace Movement in Israel/Palestine

Tuula O. Gordon
Fellow of the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies University of Helsinki, Finland
The Ways in Which Citizenship Can Be Theorized in Critical Terms, Asking to What Extent It Provides Potential for Inclusion or Exclusionary Trends.

Laine Harrington
Post Doctoral Scholar
GTU, Berkeley
Work Exploring the Eelationship Between Logos Theory & Christian Theological Tradion.

Alexandra S. Howson
Lecturer in Sociology, University of Abertay Dundee, Scotland
Book project: "Embodying Gender/Gendering the Body."

Tirza T. Latimer
Post Doctoral Scholar
Art History, Stanford University
An art exhibition: "Acting Out: Claude Cahun & Marcel Moore."

Elline Lipkin
Post Doctoral Scholar
English & Creative Writing, University of Houston
A dissertation to book project: "The Errant Thread."

Lisa G. Materson
Assist. Professor, Dept. of History, UC Davis
A book project: "Respectable Partisans: African American Women in Electoral Politics, 1877 to 1944."

Zohreh M. Niknia
Independent Scholar
An Interdisciplinary View of the Process and Outcome of the Socioeconomic Integration of the Iranian Immigrant Woman in the United States

Diana I. Rios
Communication Sciences & Puerto Rican/Latino Studies, University of Connecticut


2003-2004 Scholars

Laine Harrington
Post Doctoral Scholar
Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley
Work Exploring the Relationship Between Logos Theory and Christian Theological Tradition

Lois Musmann
Notre Dame de Namur Unversity and San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Music Industry Study for Professional Women Orchestral Conductors

Zoreh Niknia
Independent Scholar
An interdisciplinary view of the process and outcome of the socioeconomic
integration of the Iranian immigrant woman in the United States

Edith Sauer-Polonik

Rima Praspaliauskiene

Esther Rothblum
University of Vermont
Study of Lesbians, Gay Men, Bisexuals, and Their Heterosexual Siblings as a Control Group


2002-2003 Scholars


Deborah R. Altamirano
Plattsburgh State University, NY

Bonnie Gisel
Curator, Environmental History
LeConte Memorial Lodge, Yosemite National Park

Francisca E. Godinez
Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Davis

Susan Kray
Associate Professor, Dept. of Communication Indiana State University

Huey-li Li
Assistant Professor, College of Education, University of Akron

Barbara Mennel
Assistant Professor, German & Cinema Studies, University of Maryland

Katherine Mezur
kmezur@sbcglobal.net
Research Fellow, International Research Center, Freie University Berlin, Germany

Tracy L. Robinson
Professor, Dept. of Counseling & Applied Educational Counseling
Northeastern University

Janet K. Shim
Post Doctoral Fellow,
Dept. of Social & Behavioral Sciences
University of California, San Francisco


2001-2002 Scholars


Deborah R. Altamirano
Plattsburgh State University, NY

Anita Nahal Arya
Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi

Anna Babka
Vienna, Austria

Kathleen L. Barry
College of Health & Human Development, Penn. State University

Romy Borooah
Associate Director, Center for Women's Studies University of Cincinnati

Maria Cotera
Post Doctoral Fellow
Program in American Culture, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Jane E. Dabel
Lecturer, Dept. of History, UCLA Extension

Mary Elliott
Adjunct Faculty
Women's and Gender Studies Program, Sonoma State University

Ellen Fernandez-Sacco
Independent Scholar

Myrna Garcia-Calderon
Independent Scholar

John Howard
Lecturer, Dept. of History, University of York

Katherine Mezur
kmezur@sbcglobal.net
Research Fellow, International Research Center, Freie University Berlin, Germany

Martha Mockus
Instructor, Gay Lexbian Bisexual Studies, City College of San Francisco

Young Mi Angela Pak
Lecturer, St. Mary's College of California

Tracy L. Robinson
North Carolina State University, 2001 / Northeastern University, 2002

Ruth Rosen
Professor, Dept. of History, UC Davis

Su-feng Song
Independent Scholar

Margaret Swain
Gender and Global Issues Program, UC Davis

Beverly Voloshin
Professor and Graduate Literature Director, Dept. of English, S.F. State University

John Yu Zou
Independent Scholar


1999-2000 Scholars


Anu Aneja
Department of Humanities-Classics, Ohio Wesleyan University

Birger Angvik
"Peruvian women's literature and feminist literary theories"

Giovanna Covi
Researcher in English, Facolta di Lettere, Universitõ di Trento, Italy

Jane Flax
Department of Political Science, Howard University

R. Ruth Linden
Independent Scholar

Leslie J. Reagan
Department of History & Medical Humanities, University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign

Jennifer L. Shaw
Independent Scholar


1998-1999 Scholars


Lauren Berlant
Dept. of English, University of Chicago

Erin G. Carlston
English/Continuing Studies, Stanford University

Georgine W. Clarsen
Research Centre for the Humanities & Social Sciences, University of Adelaide

Amanda Gouws
Political Science, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

Radha Jhappan
Dept. of Political Science, Carleton University

Lori G. Kletzer
Social Sciences/Dept. of Economics, UC Santa Cruz

Isabelle Lehuu
Departement d'histoire, Universite du Quebec a Montreal

Brinda J. Mehta
Dept. of Foreign Languages & Literature, Mills College

Jennifer L. Shaw
Independent Scholar

Daiva Stasiulis
Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton University

Haruko Takeda
College of Social Sciences, Ritsumekan University


1997-1998 Scholars


Birger Angvik
"Peruvian women's literature and feminist literary theories"

Lorna Erwin

Diana Majury
"Equality and Inequality in the Canadian Legal Context", "Feminist Pedagogy"

Maggie Montesinos Sale
"Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins and Marina Ruiz Burton: Competing Perspectives on the U.S. Incorporation of the Southwest"

Silvia Pellarolo
"The Representation of Women in Tangos & Popular Theater & and Construction of a Modern Feminine Identity in Argentina"

Margit Stange
"Nineteenth Century United Sates Discourse of Bodily Expressivity as It Was Applied to, and Resisted by, Women Writers and Orators&

Keiko Yamanaka
"Between two 'Homelands': Japanese Immigrant Women in Brazil and Japan, 1908-1995"