African feminism, Women, Gender, Performance aesthetics, Literary studies, Culture, Migration, African literary criticism, Theatre history, Choreographer, Poet and storyteller

Katie Batza
Assistant Professor
318 Blake Hall, Room 321

History of sexuality, U.S. Social movements and activism, Health and medicine, Oral history, Policy and Citizenship

Spring 2017 Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:30-12:00 or by appt.

Associate Professor
Blake Hall, Room 504E

Gender and politics, African politics, Gender-based violence, Human trafficking, and Qualitative methods

Spring 2017 Office hours:  Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:30-3:00 or by appt.

Pamela Gordon
Professor, Interim Chair of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Wescoe Hall, Room 1029

Professor of Classics

Interim Chair for WGSS Department Fall 2016 and Spring 2017.

WGSS Dept Office: Room 320 Blake.  Please contact for an appt. at pgordon@ku.edu.

Ayesha Hardison
Associate Professor
Wescoe Hall, Room 3109

Twentieth-century and twenty-first-century African American literature, Gender and sexuality studies, Cultural history and theory, and Twentieth-century and contemporary visual media.

WGSS Dept. Office: Room 324 Blake, Spring 2017 Office hours: Wednesdays 11:00-12:00 or by appt.

Fraser Hall, Room 305

Women and violence, Psychology of women, Conceptual issues in human sexuality and Clinical psychology

Spring 2017 Office Hours:  Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:00-10:45 & Wed. 2:00-2:30.


Ann Schofield
Professor, Interim Chair, WGSS (Spring 2016)
Blake Hall, Room 318

U.S. Social and cultural history, U.S. women, Biography and History of death

Spring 2017 Office Hours: Please contact to make an appt. at schofield@ku.edu.

Akiko Takeyama
Associate Professor
Fraser Hall, Room 611

The intersection of gender, sexuality, and class. The body, affect, and subjectivity. Human trafficking in Japan. Critical theory. Affective ethnography, and Feminist epistemology.

Personal Site

Room 614 Fraser, Spring 2017 Office Hours: Thursdays 2:00-3:30, or by appt.

Stacey Vanderhurst
Assistant Professor
Blake Hall, Room 323

Global feminism, International migration and human trafficking, Gender and sexuality in Africa, and Ethnographic research methods

Spring 2017 Office Hours:  Tuesdays 2:00-4:00, or by appt.

Associate Professor
Blake Hall, Room 322

History of sexuality, Women's history in 18th-century Spain, European women's history 1600's to present, Feminist theory, Gender and sexuality.

Spring 2017 Office Hours:  Tuesdays 3:30-5:00 or by appt.

Associate Professor
Wescoe Hall, Room 3616

Women's history, Citizenship, U.S., Race, Gender, Masculinity and Feminism

Room 3616 Wescoe, Spring 2017 Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 9:15-10:45.

Visiting Instructors

Visiting Instructor, Spring 2017, Teaching WGSS 563 and WGSS 601
Blake Hall, room #318B
Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:30-9:30
Visiting Instructor, Spring 2017, Teaching WGSS 327 and WGSS 601
Blake Hall, room #318B
Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:00-9:30

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