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Social Welfare

Research Interests:
Poor women, poverty and equality, welfare state theory and policy, social activism and social change. Currently directing a study funded by the United Way of NYC on the impact of welfare reform on social service agencies in New York City. Conducting research for a book on activism among poor and working-class women in the USA during the 20th century.
Select Publications:
Under Attack, Fighting Back: Women and Welfare in the United States. 2nd rev. ed. NY: Monthly Review Press, 2000.
Regulating The Lives of Women: Social Welfare Policy From Colonial Times to the Present. 2nd rev. ed. Boston: South End Press, 1996.
“Toward a Framework for Understanding Activism Among Poor and Working Class Women in Twentieth Century America.” Whose Welfare? Ed. Gwendolyn Mink. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1999. 214-248.
“Playing By The Rules: Welfare Reform and the New Authoritarian State.” (with Ann Withorn) Without Justice For All. Ed. Adolph Reed, Jr. Boulder, Co: Westview Press, 1999. 151-174.
“Fighting Back: From The Legislature to the Academy to the Streets.” A New Introduction To Poverty: The Role of Race, Power and Politics. Eds. L. Kushnick & J Jennings. New York: New York University Press, 1999. 217-241.

Research Interests:
19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy, Foucault, Feminist Epistemology, Feminist Theory, Critical Race Theory, Post-Colonial Theory
Select Publications
Visible Identities: Race, Gender, and the Self (Oxford University Press, 2006).
Real Knowing: New Versions of Coherence Epistemology (Cornell University Press, 2008 and 1996).
Feminist Epistemologies, co-editor, (Routledge, 1993).
Epistemology, editor, (Blackwell, 1998).
Thinking from the Underside of History: Enrique Dussel's Philosophy of Liberation, co-editor, (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000).
Identities: A Reader, co-editor, Blackwell, 2003).
Singing in the Fire: Stories of Women in Philosophy, editor, (Rowman & Littlefield, 2003).
Blackwell Guide to Feminist Philosophy, co-editor, (Blackwell, 2006).
Identity Politics Reconsidered, co-editor, (Palgrave/MacMillan, 2006).

Research Interests:
Poetry and poetics; memoir; postcolonial narratives; trauma, migration and memory; Asian American writing; multicultural feminism; British Romanticism.
Select Publications:
The Poetic Self: Towards a Phenomenology of Romanticism (New Delphi: Arnold-Heinemann, 1979; paperback 1983; Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Humanities Press, 1981).
 Women in Romanticism: Mary Wollstonecraft, Dorothy Wordsworth and Mary Shelley (London: Macmillan, 1989/Lanham. Md.: Barnes and Noble, 1989).
 Fault Lines (New York: Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 1993; Penguin India, 1994). Publishers Weekly Best Books of 1993; new expanded edition 2003.
 The Shock of Arrival: Reflections on Postcolonial Experience (Boston: Southend Press, 1996)
 Manhattan Music (San Francisco: Mercury House, 1997).
 Illiterate Heart (TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press, 2002). Winner of the PEN Open Book Award.
 Raw Silk (TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press, 2004)
 Indian Love Poems, editor. (Everyman's Library/Knopf, 2005).
 Quickly Changing River (TriQuarterly Books/ Northwestern University Press, 2008).
 Poetics of Dislocation (University of Michigan Press, Poets on Poetry series, 2009).

Research Interests:
International feminism, history of feminism, women in modern Europe, history of sexuality.
Select Publications:
A History of Their Own: Women in Europe from Prehistory to the Present. (with Judith P. Zinsser.) 2 vols. Oxford UP, 2000.
Joyous Greetings: The First International Women's Movement, 1830-1860. Oxford UP, 2000.
“The Lid Comes Off: International Radical Feminism and the Revolutions of 1848.” NWSA Journal 10:2 (Summer, 1998) 1-12. [lead article].
Prologue, Historia de la misoginia. By E.Bosch, V. Ferrer, & M.Gili. Barcelona: Antropos, 1999.
“Les Femmes de 1848 dans les Etats Allemands.” [“Women of 1848 in the German States.”] Encyclopedie Historique et Politique des Femmes. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1997.

Hispanic and Luso Brazilian Literature
Research Interests:
Arenal is one of the pioneers of Women’s Studies and a leading Sor Juana In s de la Cruz scholar. Her interests include Colonial literature and women’s monastic culture.
Select Publications:
Untold Sisters: Hispanic Nuns in Their Own Works;
Cultura conventual femenina
Obras completas de sor Marcela de San Felix, la hija de Lope de Vega [Women’s Convent Culture: Complete Works of S.M.S.F., daughter of V.]
The bilingual, annotated edition of Sor Juana Ins de Cruz, The Answer/La Respuesta, including a Selection of Poems.


Research Interests:

Middle Eastern History, Gender History
Select Publications:
Egypt as a Woman: Nationalism, Gender, and Politics (University of California Press, 2005).
The Women’s Awakening in Egypt: Culture, Society, and the Press (Yale University Press, 1994).


Research Interests:
Early American and Revolutionary era women's history.

Select Publications:
Women's Voices/Women's Lives: Documents in Early American History. Northeastern University Press, 1998.
First Generations: Women in Colonial America. Hill and Wang, 1996.
Women of America: A History. Ed. with Mary Beth Norton. Houghton Mifflin, 1980.


Research Interests:

Latin American History

Select Publications:
"Defining a 'National Type:' Brazilian Beauty Contests in the 1920s." Estudios Interdisciplinarios de America Latina y el Caribe 16:1 (2005).
Moderniza o da Desigualdade: Reconstru o de Genero no Brasil, 1914-1940. Sao Paulo: Editora da Universidade de Sao Paulo, 1999.
Restructuring Patriarchy: The Modernization of Gender Inequality in Brazil, 1914-1940. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996.
"Brazilian Civil Code, 1916."In Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture, edited by Barbara A. Tenenbaum. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1996.
"Introduction to Latin American Civilizations" (Course Syllabus), Radical History Review 61 (Winter 1995).


Research Interests:
Local and global political economic news and cultural consciousness, monistic, dialectical sociological theory of social and cultural change. Classical Sociological Theory; Political Economy (global and local) and Socio-Cultural Change (including change related to gender); Historical-Comparative sociology.

Select Publications:
Love or Greatness.
Max Weber and Masculine Thinking: A Feminist Inquiry.
Dialectical Phenomenology: Marx's Method.


Research Interests:
Feminism and materialist theory and criticism; early modern period, especially Shakespeare and women writers; postcolonial literature and theory, with particular interest in African diaspora; African-American literature; editorial board, Found Object; consultant, Women Writers Project

Select Publications:
Gender in the Theater of War: Shakespeare's "Troilus and Cressida." Gender and Genre in World Literature 4. New York: Garland Publishing, 1993.
Editor. Pamphlets from the English Renaissance Controversy about Women: An Annotated Old-Spelling Edition, 1540-1640. Volume One. Three-volume series under General Editor Susan Gushee O'Malley. New York: Garland Publishing, (forthcoming).
"Aemilia Lanyer and the Invention of White Womanhood." Solicited for Women's Alliances in Early Modern England. Ed. Susan Frye and Karen Robertson (forthcoming).
"Writing Caliban: Anticolonial Appropriations of The Tempest." Current Writing (Durban, South Africa) 5 (Fall 1993): 80-99.
"Untroubled Voice: Call and Response in Cane." Black American Literature Forum 16 (Spring 1982) 12-18. Reprinted in Black Literature and Literary Theory. Ed. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. London and New York: Methuen, 1984, 186-205.


Research Interests:
European history; European political movements; European women

Select Publications:
Becoming Visible: Women in European History (co-authored)
When Biology Became Destiny: Women in the Weimar Republic and Nazi Germany.


Research Interests:

Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century English literature; biography.

Select Publications:
Becoming a Heroine: Reading about Women in Novels. Viking, 1982; Penguin, 1984; Columbia University Press, 1994.
Tragic Muse: Rachel of the Comedie-Francaise. Knopf, 1993; Duke University Press, 1995).
"Northanger Abbey, Sense and Sensibility, and Pride and Prejudice.” The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austen. Eds. Edward Copeland and Juliet McMaster. Cambridge UP, 1997.
"Interrupted Reading.” Confessions of the Critics. Ed. H. Aram Veeser. Routledge, 1995.
“What Becomes a Legend.” The American Prospect. August 28, 2000.
Review of Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette, by Judith Thurman. The Boston Sunday Globe. October 31, 1999.

English, Comparative Literature, French

Research Interests:
Modernism; comparative poetics and poetry; art and literature in America, England, and France; translation and translation theory; contemporary aesthetics; the essay; autobiography; Bloomsbury; Dada and surrealism.

Select Publications:
Bloomsbury and France: Art and Friends. (with Sarah Bird Wright.) Oxford University Press, 1999.
Surrealism and the Art of Display. Wexner Center, Fall 1997.
The Surrealist Painters and Poets. Cambridge: M.I.T. Press, 1999.
Modernist Manifestos. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1999.
Andre Breton, Break of Day. (Co-translator and co-editor with Mark Polizzotti.) Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1999.
Mallarm in Prose. (Co-translator and editor.) New York: New Directions, forthcoming.


Research Interests:
Sociology of culture, feminist theory, criminology, media and social movements

Select Publications:
Sadomasochism in Everyday Life (Rutgers University Press, 1992)
Reconcilable Differences: Confronting Beauty, Pornography and the Future of Feminism (University of California Press, 1998)
High Profile Crimes: When Legal Cases Become Social Causes (University Of Chicago Press, 2005)
Gender, Race and Class: An Overview (Blackwell, 2006).


Research Interests
: Feminist Theory, Social Theory and cultural criticism of science, mass media and cybertechnology.
Selected Publications:
The End(s) of Ethnography: From Realism to Social Criticism. Newbury Park. CA: Sage, 1992.
Feminist Thought: Desire, Power and Academic Discourse. Cambridge: Blackwell, 1994. Chinese Translation, 1995.
The End(s)of Ethnography: From Realism to Social Criticism. Second Edition with New Preface. New York: Peter Lang Inc., 1998.
Autoaffection: Unconscious Thought in the Age of Teletechnology. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2000.
Blackwell Companion to Major Social Theorists. Chapter on the work, life and, times of Judith Butler. Cambridge: Blackwell, 2000.
Profiles in Contemporary Social Theory. Chapter on the work, the life and the times of Donna Haraway, with Joseph Schneider, forthcoming, Fall, 2000.
"The Technical Substrates of Unconscious Memory: Rereading Derrida's Freud in the Age of Teletechnology,"Sociological Theory, forthcoming, Fall 2000.
"A Familial Unconscious," Qualitative Inquiry, forthcoming, Fall 2000.

Political Science

Research Interests:
Research and teaching interests bridge political theory and American politics/culture. Cole’s work links central questions of political thought especially formulations of justice, the nature of subjugation, and the possibility of resistance or change with an examination of concrete political ideologies, rhetoric, and law/policy-making, emphasizing aspects of subject-formation, gender and race/ethnicity.

Select Publications:
The Cult of True Victimhood: From the War on Welfare to the War on Terror (Stanford University Press, 2006).
“Are Working Mothers Oppressors?: The Swedish ‘Maid Controversy’ and Feminist Welfare State Theory,” co-authored with John R. Bowman, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society (2009)
“The Other V-word: The Politics of Victimhood Fueling W’s War Machine” Chapter in Feminism & War: Confronting American Imperialism, eds. Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Minnie Bruce Pratt & Robin Riley (London: Zed Books, 2008).
“Trading Places: From Black Power Activist to ‘Anti-Negro Negro’” American Studies, Vol. 44, No. 3 (Fall 2004). **Awarded Outstanding Article of the Year**
“Victims No More (?)” Feminist Review, Vol. 64, No. 1 (Spring 2000).

'There Are No Victims in This Class': On Female Suffering and Anti-’Victim Feminism’” National Women’s Studies Journal, Vol. 11, No. 1 (Spring 1999).


Research Interests:
Women's History, U.S. International Relations: War, Peace, and Imperialism

Select publications:
Eleanor Roosevelt: A Biography, (Vol 1. and Vol 2 with Vol. 3 forthcoming)
The Declassified Eisenhower: A Divided Legacy of Peace and Political Warfare,(Doubleday 1981)
Crystal Eastman: On Woman and Revolution (Oxford 1978).


Research Interests:

Women, war and peace in the 20th century. Major texts in Women's History.

Selected Publications:
Patriotic Pacifism: Waging War on War in Europe, 1815-1914. Oxford 1991.
“Women in War and Peace, 1914-1945.” Becoming Visible: Women in European History Eds. Renate Bridenthal, et al. 3rd ed. 1998.
“Pacifism, Feminism and Fascism in Inter-War France.” The International History Review XIX (1997)103-14.
“Alle origini del pacifismo contemporanea, Le associazioni per la pace in Europa 1815-`87.” Giano: ricerche per la pace (Rome, 1994) 135-58.
“Women and the World Order.” Women's Studies Quarterly (1991) 98-108.


Research Interests:
gender, political economy, the politics of aesthetics, and the writings of Antonio Gramsci. She has carried out extensive fieldwork in Zambia and Britain

Select Publications:
The Fractured Community: Landscapes of Power and Gender in Rural Zambia (University of California Press, 1997)
Gramsci, Culture and Anthropology (University of California Press and Pluto Press, 2002)

Political Science
Research Interests:
 intersections of  gender and sexuality studies, law and policy, social and political theory, LGBT and transgender studies; biopolitics, contemporary political theory, policy studies, transgender studies, and gender and the state. 
Select Publications:
"Homonationalism, State Rationalities, and Sex Contradictions." Theory & Event 16.1, March 2013.
"Birth/Sex/Time/Bodies: Negotiating Gender Permanence in the New York City Birth Certificate Policy" (with Lisa Jean Moore). Feminist Surveillance Studies. Eds. Rachel Dubrofsky and Shoshana Magnet. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. 2013.
"Bringing Forth the Body: The Disciplines and Body Studies." (with Monica Casper). Corpus: An Interdisciplinary Reader on Bodies and Knowledge. Eds. Monica J. Casper and Paisley Currah. Palgrave, 2011.
"Securitizing Gender: Identity, Biometrics, and Gender Non-conforming Bodies" (with Tara Mulqueen). Social Research 78.2, Summer: 557-82.) 2011.
"Expecting Bodies: The Pregnant Man." Reprinted in Gendered Bodies: Feminist Perspectives. Eds. Judith Lorber and Lisa Jean Moore. New York: Oxford University Press. 2010.
"The Transgender Rights Imaginary." Feminist and Queer Legal Theory: Intimate Encounters, Uncomfortable Conversations. Eds. Martha Albertson Fineman, Jack E. Jackson and Adam P. Romero. Ashgate Press.2009.
Transgender Rights. Co-edited with Richard M. Juang and Shannon Price Minter. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2006.

KAY DEAUX (emerita)

Research Interests:

negotiation of ethnic identities; motivational processes that impact on academic performance; attitudes and stereotypes about immigrants and immigration; and the social representations of immigration in U.S. culture; conceptualization and assessment of social/collective identifications, considered singly or as multiple bases of self-definition; and issues of gender stereotypes and discrimination.

Select Publications:
Deaux, K. (in press, 2004). “Immigration and the color line.” In G. Philogene (Ed.), Racial identity in context: The legacy of Kenneth B. Clark. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Ashmore, R. D., Deaux, K. & McLaughlin-Volpe, T. (2004). “An organizing framework for collective identity: Articulation and significance of multidimensionality.” Psychological Bulletin, 130, 80-114.
Deaux, K., & Martin, D. (2003). “Interpersonal networks and social categories: Specifying levels of context in identity processes.” Social Psychology Quarterly, 66, 101-117.
Deaux, K. & Philogene, G. (Eds.) (2001). Representations of the social: Bridging theoretical traditions. Oxford: Breakwell.
Deaux, K. & Stewart, A. (2001). Framing gender identity. In R. Unger (Ed.), Handbook of the psychology of women and gender. New York: John Wiley.


Research Interests:
Women's leadership and leadership styles, the interaction of status and gender, women in cross-cultural perspective, women and aging, and the contributions of women to psychology


Research Interests:
Gender and Globalization in relation to the international women's movement

Select Publications:
Feminism Seduced: How Global Elites Use Women's Labor and Ideas to Exploit the World (Paradigm Publishers, 2009)
Inside Agitators: Australian Femocrats and the State (Temple University Press, 1996)
Gender Shock: Practicing Feminism on Two Continents (Beacon, 1991)
Contemporary Feminist Thought (G.K. Hall, 1983).

French, Comparative Literature

Research Interests:
19th and 20th century literatures, literary criticism and theory, psychoanalysis, feminist criticism and gender, memory studies
Select Publications:
“Unwrapping the Ghost: The Design behind Henry James’s The Wings of the Dove.” In Companion to Henry James, Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture, ed. by Greg Zacharias, Oxford: Blackwell, 2008.
“A feeling of ‘déjà-vu’: memory-science in Gérard de Nerval and Marcel Proust.” Science in Context (special issue on literature and science), vol.18 (4), 2006.
Architexts of Memory: Literature,  Science, and Autobiography. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2005. (Winner of the 2006 Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies)
Sexing the Mind: Nineteenth-Century Fictions of Hysteria. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1995.


Research Interests:

Sociology of Gender theory and Practices; Sociology of Work and Occupations, Sociology of the Legal Profession, Sociology of Culture.

Selected Publications:
”Wives and Husbands Working Together: Law Partners and Marital Partners.” Eds. Marilyn Yalom and Laura Carstensen. Couples. Berkeley: University of California Press, forthcoming, 2001.

Preface. The Sound of Breaking Glass. Eds. M. Vianello and G. Moore. London: MacMillan. NY: St. Martin's Press, forthcoming 2000.

“Time Escalation and Time Deviance: Global and Local Constraints on the Integration of Work and Family.” Occasional Papers, Illinois State University. April, 2000.

The Part-time Paradox: Time Norms, Professional Life, Family and Gender. (With Carroll Seron, Bonnie Oglensky and Robert Saute) Routledge, 1999.

“Similarity and Difference: The Sociology of Gender Distinction.” Handbook of the Sociology of Gender. Ed. Janet Saltzman Chafetz . NY: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 1999.

Research Interests:
Neoliberalism; Social Movements; Hip Hop Culture; Storytelling; Immigrant Workers; Latin America and the Caribbean
Selected Publications:
Close to the Edge: In Search of the Global Hip Hop Generation, New York: Verso, 2011
Who Can Stop the Drums? Urban Social Movements in Chávez’s Venezuela, Durham: Duke University Press, 2010. 
Cuba Represent! Cuban Arts, State Power, and the Making of New Revolutionary Cultures, Durham: Duke University Press, 2006.

Psychology, Urban Education

Research Interests:

Social injustice: when do we perceive social arrangements as unjust, and when do we blame victims?; the contexts in which injustice is most pronounced and what are the ideological conditions in which unjust arrangements appear simply fair or deserved. These are the questions I ask in my work with public high schools, prisons and youth in urban communities. More specifically, I am a social psychologist engaged with both qualitative and quantitative methods, studying when injustice is perceived, when it is resisted and how it is negotiated by those who pay the most serious price for social inequities. My research is typically participatory, with youth and/or activists, drawing from feminist, critical race and critical theories. All of my projects are collaboratively conducted with graduate students, and one of my great professional pleasures is helping to nurture the next generation of critical intellectuals.

Select Publications:
The Unknown City: Lives of Poor and Working Class Young Adults. (with L. Weis) Beacon Press, 1998.
Speedbumps: A Student Friendly Guide to Qualitative Research. (with L. Weis) Teachers College Press, 2000.
Construction Sites: Excavating Race, Class, Gender & Sexuality in Spaces for and by Youth. (With L. Weis) New York: Teachers College Press, 2000.
“Participatory Action Research: From Within and Beyond Prison Bars.” [With Kathy Boudin (Bedford Hills), Iris Bowen (Bedford Hills/Albion CF), Judith Clark (Bedford Hills), Donna Hylton (Bedford Hills), Migdalia Martinez (Bedford Hills), Missy (Bedford Hills), Melissa Rivera (Harvard University), Rosemarie A. Roberts (CUNY), Pamela Smart (Bedford Hills), Mar a Elena Torre (CUNY), and Debora Upegui (CUNY).] Qualitative Methods. American Psychological Association: Washington, D.C. Forthcoming.
“Where the Girls (And Women) Are.” American Journal of Community Psychology. (With Bertram, C., Hall, J. & Weis, L.) 28:5 (2000): 731-755.

Political Science

Research Interests:

The development of the welfare state, political movements, urban politics, and electoral politics.

Select Publications:
Regulating the Poor (winner of the C. Wright Mills Award of 1972, and updated in 1993)
Poor People’s Movements (1977)
The New Class War (1982; UPDATED 1985)
Why Americans Don’t Vote (1988)
The Mean Season (1987)
Labor Parties in Postindustrial Societies (1992);
The Breaking of the American Social Contract (1997)
Why Americans Still Don’t Vote(2000)
The War at Home (2004)
Challenging Authority: How Ordinary People Change America (2006).

Political Science

Research  Interests:
Women's movements and public policy impact in comparative perspective; special focus on U.S., Japan and England.

Special Publications:
Women and Public Policies. Princeton: UV Press, 1982, 1987, 1996.
Feminism and Politics. California, 1989.
Women of Japan and Korea. Temple, 1994.
Gender Policies in Japan and the United States: Comparing Women's Movements Rights and Politics. Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
“Feminist Politics in a Hostile Environment: Obstacles and Opportunities.” How Do Movements Matter. Ed. by Giugni, Mc Adam and Tilly. Univ of Minn Press.

History, Criminal Justice

Research Interests:

Modern Italy; History of Crime; European Women's History

Select Publications:
Translation (with Nicole Rafter) of Cesare Lombroso’s Criminal Man [with scholarly introduction and notes] (Duke University Press 2006)
Translation (with Nicole Rafter) of Cesare Lombroso’s Criminal Woman, the Prostitute, and the Normal Woman [with scholarly introduction and notes] (Duke University Press 2004)
Born to Crime: Cesare Lombroso and the Origins of Biological Criminology (Praeger Press 2002) [translated as Nati per il crimine: Cesare Lombroso e le origini della criminologia biologica (Bruno Mondadori 2004)
Prostitution and the State in Italy, 1860-1915. 2nd Edition (Ohio State University Press 1999.


Select Publications:
In Defense of the PSABE, and Other "Alternative" Thoughts, 20 Ga. St. U. L. Rev. 1029 (2004).

Political Science/Sociology

Research Interests:
Social Welfare Policy and the effects of social policy on women's status in the labor market and on the economic well-being of families

Select Publications:
Families That Work: Policies for Reconciling Parenthood and Employment w (co-authored with Marcia Meyers, Russell Sage Foundation, 2003).

VIRGINIA P. HELD (emerita)

Research Interests:
Limits on markets, group responsibility, feminist ethics.

Selected Publications:
Feminist Morality: Transforming Culture, Society, and Politics.
Rights and Goods: Justifying Social Action.
The Public Interest and Individual Interests.
Ed. Justice and Care: Essential Readings in Feminist Ethics.
Ed. Property, Profits, and Economic Justice.

DOROTHY O. HELLY (emerita)

Theatre, Music
Research Interests:
Film, Philosophy, Popular Music, and Gender Studies.
Select Publications:
Dreams of Difference, Songs of the Same: The Musical Moment in Film (University of Minnesota Press, 2010).
Co-General Editor of Women's Studies Quarterly.


Research Interests:

Modern European; History of Sexuality; History of Religion

Select Publications:

Sex in Crisis: The New Sexual Revolution and the Future of American Politics (Basic 2008).
Sex after Fascism: Memory and Morality in Twentieth-Century Germany (Princeton 2005); published in German translation as Die Politisierung der Lust: Sexualit t in der deutschen Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts (Siedler/Random House 2005)
Intimacy and Exclusion: Religious Politics in Pre-Revolutionary Baden (Princeton 1996; Transaction 2007)


Research Interests:

Women's writing of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, with a focus on life writing (letters, diaries, auto/biography); women and nonconformity in Restoration England; spousal biography from the seventeenth century to the contemporary moment; utopian and dystopian writing; speculative and experimental fiction for children and young adults.

Select Publications:
An Audience of One: Dorothy Osborne's Letters to Sir William Temple (University of Toronto Press, 2005).
Utopian and Dystopian Writing for Children and Young Adults. Coedited with Elaine Ostry (Routledge, 2003).

English, Comparative Literature

Research Interests:
Literary theory, cultural theory, Marxism, Bakhtin, and working-class fiction; world literature; postcolonialism; film studies; associate director, Center for Place, Culture, and Politics.

Select Publications:
Working Class Fiction in Theory and Practice: A Reading of Alan Sillitoe. (UMI Research Press, 1989)
Dialogics of the Oppressed. (University of Minnesota Press, 1993)
"Bahktin/ 'Bahktin': New Currents in Bakhtinian Studies." Edited with an introduction. South Atlantic Quarterly (Summer, 1998).
Oscillate Wildly: Space, Body, and Spirit of Millennial Materialism. (University of Minnesota Press, 1998)


Research Interests:

American fiction and culture from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth century, with emphasis on exploring texts by women and African-American writers. She also has an interest in the role that economics play in American novels as well as a variety of literary traditions. Other interests include: sentimental writing, realism, naturalism, modernism, and the Harlem Renaissance.

Select Publications:
Edith Wharton’s Dialogue with Realism and Sentimental Fiction. University Press of Florida, 2000.
Norton Critical Edition of Horatio Alger’s Ragged Dick. New York: W.W. Norton, 2007.
“A Quilt for Life: Lydia Maria Child’s The American Frugal Housewife.” American Transcendental Quarterly 13.2 (June 1999), 89-104.
“Race, Plagiarism, and Modernism: The Case of Nella Larsen’s ‘Sanctuary’.” African-American Review. 40.3 (Fall 2006), 421-438.
“Racial Currency: Zora Neale Hurston’s ‘The Gilded Six-Bits’ and the Gold Standard Debate,” American Literature. 77.4 (December 2005), 761-785.


Research Interests:

Twentieth century poetry, U.S. and British fiction, memoir, history of feminist thought, history of women's education.

Selected Publications:
Myths of Coeducation: Selected Essays, 1965-1983. University of Indiana Press, 1984.
No More Masks! An Anthology of American Women Poets. Doubleday, 1973; HarperCollins, 1993.
Tradition and the Talents of Women. Edited and with an Introduction. University of Illinois Press, 1991.
Almost Touching the Skies: Women's Coming of Age Stories. (Edited with Jean Casella) The Feminist Press, 2000.
The Politics of Women's Studies: Testimony from 30 Founding Mothers. (Edited and with an essay) The Feminist Press, 2000.

Psychology, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Research Interests:

Her work concerns social reproduction and the production of space, place and nature; children and the environment, and the consequences of global economic restructuring for everyday life.

Select Publications:
Growing up Global: Economic Restructuring and Children's Everyday Lives (University of Minnesota Press in 2004).
Edited Full Circles: Geographies of Gender over the Life Course (with Janice Monk) (Routledge 1993)
Edited Life's Work: Geographies of Social Reproduction (with Sallie Marston and Katharyne Mitchell) (Blackwell 2004).

Research Interests:

Medical Sociology, Bioethics, Gender and the Sociology of Knowledge. Katz Rothman’s research is both interdisciplinary and international in scope.

Select Publications:
Laboring On: Birth in Transition in the United States, With Wendy Simonds and Bari Meltzer Norman. Routledge, 2007, an updated version of In Labor: Women and Power in the Birthplace. W.W. Norton and Company, 1982
Weaving a Family: Untangling Race and Adoption. Beacon Press, 2005
The Book of Life: A Personal and Ethical Guide to Race, Normality and the Implications of the Human Genome Project. Beacon Press: 2000 (Originally published as Of Maps and Imaginations. W.W. Norton and Company). Published in Finland, 2002.
The Encyclopedia of Childbearing: Critical Perspectives. Oryx Press. 1993.
Centuries of Solace: Expressions of Maternal Grief in Popular Literature. (co-authored with Wendy Simonds). Temple University Press: 1992.
Recreating Motherhood: Ideology and Technology in a Patriarchal Society. WW. Norton and Company: 1989. Published in Japan, 1994.


Research Interests:
Professor Lazreg’s research interests stem from her desire to unravel the epistemological, cultural and political constructions of non-European social formations as mediated by colonial ventures, and more contemporary forms of domination. An incurable theorist, she cannot dispense with field work as well as archival research. In addition to gender and development, she is interested in cultural movements (especially the Kabyle-Berber movement in Algeria); French colonial history and empire studies; the philosophy of the absurd as used by Albert Camus; biotechnology; Islam and politics; torture and identity; and postmodernist theory.

Select Publications:
Torture and the Twilight of Empire: From Algiers to Baghdad (Princeton University Press 2007)
Editor, Making the Transition Work for Women in Europe and Central Asia, World Bank Discussion Paper No. 411, Washington DC, 2000
The Eloquence of Silence: Algerian Women in Question, Routledge, 1994
The Emergence of Classes in Algeria: A Study of Colonialism and Socio-Political Change, Westview Press: Boulder, Colorado, 1976. A revised edition appeared in Arabic translated in 1977

SUSAN LEES (emerita)

Research Interests:
Cultural anthropology, human ecology, economic anthropology, religion; Mesoamerica, North America, Middle East

Select Publications:
The Political Ecology of the Water Crisis In Israel. Lanham, MD: University Press of America. 1999
Rural Cooperatives in Socialist Utopia: Seventy Years of Moshav Development in Israel (edited, with M. Schwarts and G. Kressel). Westport: Greenwood Press. 1995
Cultural Diversity and Resource Use. With DeBuys, William, Crespi, Muriel, Merideth, Denise, and Strong, Ted. In: Johnson, N.C., A.J. Malk, W.T. Sexton, and R. Szaro (eds.), Ecological Stewardship: A Common Reference for Ecosystem Management. Oxford: Elsevier Science Ltd. 1998
The Rise and Fall of Peasantry as a Culturally Constructed National Elite, in Knowing Your Place: Rural Identity and Cultural Hierarchy. G Creed and B Ching, eds. University of North Carolina Press. 1997

Sociology, Public Health

Research Interests:
Gender and Health, Poverty, Child Well-Being, Homelessness

Select Publications:
Wagmiller, R., Lennon, M.C., Kuang, L., Alberti, P. and Aber, J.L. 2006. The dynamics of economic disadvantage and children’s life chances. American Journal of Sociology, 71(5): 847-866.
Appelbaum, L., Lennon, M.C. and Aber, J.L. 2006. When effort is threatening. Political Psychology, 27(3): 387-402.
Lennon, M.C. 2006. Women, work and depression: Conceptual and policy issues. Pp 309-327 in The Handbook for the Study of Women and Depression (C.L.M. Keyes and S.H. Goodman, eds.)., New York: Cambridge University Press.
Rosenfield, S., Lennon, M.C., and White, H. 2005. The self and mental health: Self-salience and the emergence of internalizing and externalizing problems. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 46(4):323-340.
Lennon, M.C., McAllister, W., Kuang, L and Herman, D. 2005. Capturing intervention effects over time: Re-analysis of a critical time intervention for homeless mentally ill men. American Journal of Public Health, 95(10):1740-1746.

Art History

Research Interests:

American modernism, specifically the works of Edward Hopper and Marsden Hartley

Select Publications:
Co-author with Judith Tick. Aaron Copland's America: A Cultural Perspective. Watson-Guptill, 2000.
Edward Hopper: An Intimate Biography. Alfred A. Knopf, 1995.
Edward Hopper: A Catalogue Raisonn, W.W. Norton, 1995 (3 volumes & a CD-ROM); Mosel Verlag G.M.B.H., 1995.
Theme and Variation: Kandinsky & the American Avant-Garde, 1912-1950. Bullfinch Press, 1992.
Twentieth Century American Painting: The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection. Sotheby Publications, 1987.


Research Interests:

Gender theory and research, feminist theories and politics, women as health care workers and patients, social aspects of the new procreative technologies.

Selected Publications:
Gender Inequality: Feminist Theories and Politics, 4th ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.
Gendered Bodies: Feminist Perspectives, 2nd ed. (with Lisa Jean Moore). New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.
Breaking the Bowls: Degendering and Feminist Change. New York: W.W. Norton, 2005.
Gender Inequality: Feminist Theories and Politics, 3rd ed. Los Angeles: Roxbury, 2005.
Gender and the Social Construction of Illness, 2nd ed. (with Lisa Jean Moore). Summit, PA: Altamira Press, Division of Rowman & Littlefeld, 2002.
Paradoxes of Gender. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1994.
Women Physicians: Careers, Status and Power. New York and London, Tavistock, 1984.
Co-editor, Revisioning Gender, with Myra Marx Ferree and Beth B. Hess. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1999.
Co-editor, The Social Construction of Gender, with Susan A. Farrell. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1991.

Anthropology and Psychology

Research Interests:

Anthropology of space and place, cultural aspects of design, housing and community development, gated communities and landscapes of fear, security post 9/11, cultural conservation and historic preservation, public space, medical anthropology, social distress and illness, qualitative research methods and ethnography.

Select Publications:
Common Ground: New Rules for Urban Parks. With D. Taplin, S. Scheld, and K. Brower (University of Texas Press, 2004).
Behind the Gates: Life, Security and the Pursuit of Happiness in Fortress America (Routledge, 2003)
The Anthropology of Space and Place: Locating Culture. Ed with D. Lawrence (Blackwell Publishers, 2003)
On the Plaza: The Politics of Public Space and Culture. (University of Texas Press, 2000)
Theorizing the City: The New Urban Anthropology Reader. (Rutgers University Press, 1999)

Art History

Research Interests:

Concern with the inter-relationship of art, art institutions and the state, as well as the persistence of classicism, the issue of replication, and the work of Corot.

Select Publications:
Husbands, Wives, and Lovers: Marriage and Its Discontents in Nineteenth Century France (Yale University Press, 2003)
The End of the Salon: Art and the State in the Early Third Republic (Cambridge University Press, 1993)
Art and Politics of the Second Empire: The Universal Expositions of 1855 and 1867 (Yale University Press, 1987; pub 1989) CAA Charles Rufus Morey Award, 1987.


Research Interests:
Feminist literary criticism; 20th-century British literature and intellectual history (women's suffrage, World War I); transatlantic cultural studies (African diaspora, the 1930s).

Selected Publications:
Britannia Rules The Waves: Modernist Fictions of Racial Fantasy. Rutgers University Press, forthcoming. (Includes “A Very Fine Negress: Race in A Room of One's Own,” “Britannia Rules The Waves” and essays on Djuna Barnes's Nightwood and “Bonding and Bondage” on Nancy Cunard.)
Art and Anger: Reading Like a Woman. Ohio University Press, 1988.
Suffrage and the Pankhurts. Ed. Routledge, 1988.
Virginia Woolf and the Languages of Patriarchy. Indiana University Press, 1987.
The Young Rebecca West. Ed. Viking, 1982.

Research interests:
Interests include gender, health and reproduction. She has published articles on topics such as PMS, the medicalization of pregnancy, and prenatal testing.
Selected Publications:
Surrogate Motherhood and the Politics of Reproduction, University of California Press, 2007.


Research Interests:

Nineteenth Century U.S History; Philanthropy, Civil Society, Voluntary Associations and Social Reform

Recent Publications:
American Creed: Philanthropy and the Rise of Civil Society, 1700-1865 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003).
Women, Philanthropy and Civil Society. Editor. (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001)
Women's Culture: American Philanthropy and Art, 1830-1930 (University of Chicago Press, 1991).
Lady Bountiful Revisited: Women, Power, and Philanthropy (Rutgers University Press, 1990) Editor and Contributor.
Noblesse Oblige: Charity and Cultural Philanthropy in Chicago, 1849-1929 (University of Chicago Press, 1982).

JOAN MENCHER (emerita)

Research Interests:
Problems facing women, especially poor, rural and urban women in Third World countries; South Asia, especially India; women's participation in agriculture in rice producing regions of India; community gardens or kitchen gardens; research and advocacy on the impact of multinational corporations.

Selected Publications:
“Women and the Household.” Topic ed. Women's Encyclopedia. 4 vols. General editors. C. Kramarae and D. Spender. New York: Routledge,  Dec. 2000.
Mixed Blessings: Women and Religious Fundamentalism. Routledge, 1996.
Female Headed/Female Supported Households: A Cross Cultural Comparison. (Edited along with Dr. A. Okongwu.) Boulder: Westview Press, 1993.
“Anthropology and Public Policy: Shifting Terrains.” (With Anne Okongwu) Annual Reviews in Anthropology. (Nov. 2000).
“NGO's: Are They a Force for Change?” Economic and Political Weekly. 1998.
”The Killing Fields: Impact of Pesticides and Chemical Fertilizer Residues in Food Production in India.” (With Martha Duenas Loza) INSTRAW News. Special issues for Earth Summit and Women's Vision . 26. UN Publications, 1997.

English, Comparative Literature, French

Research Interests:

Currently working on a project about the experience of girls and young women in the American 1950s, about private life and middlebrow culture; also a project on the nature of extreme experience and its recording in testimony and other documents. Continuing interests include questions of autobiography and memoir, feminist theory, women's writing, trauma and testimony.

Selected Publications:
The Heroine's Text: Readings in the French and English Novel, 1722-1782. New York: Columbia University Press, 1980.
Subject to Change: Reading Feminist Writing. New York: Columbia University Press, 1988; paperback edition, 1989.
Getting Personal: Feminist Occasions and Other Autobiographical Acts. New York and London: Routledge, 1991.
French Dressing: Women, Men and Ancient Regime Fiction. New York and London: Routledge, 1995.
Bequest and Betrayal: Memoirs of a Parent's Death. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996; paperback edition, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2000.


Research interests:
Interests include the sociology of violence, gender and crime and social deviance.
Selected Publications:
Fifty Key Thinkers in Criminology, co-author with K. Hayward and S. Maruna, Routledge, 2010.
Gender, Violence and the Social Order, Macmillan/ Palgrave, 2000.


Research Interests:

Professor Mullings’ research and writing has focused on structures of inequality and resistance to them. Her research began in Africa and she has written about traditional medicine and religion in postcolonial Ghana, as well as about women’s roles in Africa. In the U.S. her work has centered on urban communities. Through the lens of feminist and critical race theory, she has analyzed a variety of topics including kinship, representation, gentrification, health disparities and social movements.

Select Publications:
Gender, Race, Class and Health: Intersectional Approaches, (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass [co-edited with Amy Schulz], 2006)
Stress and Resilience: The Social Context of Reproduction in Central Harlem, (Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers [with Alaka Wali], 2001)
On Our Own Terms: Race, Class and Gender in the Lives of African American Women, (Routledge, 1997)
Cities of the United States: Studies in Urban Anthropology, editor, (Columbia University Press, 1987)
Therapy, Ideology and Social Change: Mental Healing in Urban Ghana, (University of California Press, 1984).
With Manning Marable, Freedom: A Photographic History of the African American Struggle, (Phaidon Press 2002), which was awarded a Krazna-Krausz Foundation Book Prize
Let Nobody Turn Us Around: Voices of Resistance, Reform, and Renewal (Rowman and Littlefield 2000)

JUNE NASH (emerita)

Research Interest:

Social anthropology, modernization, anthropology of work; Bolivia, Mexico

Select Publications:
Mayan Visions: The Quest for Autonomy in an Age of Globalization. Routledge Press. 2001

Political Science
Research interests:
American political development, social movements, intersectionality and identity politics, and American political thought/theory
Selected Publications:
Out of Many One: Obama and the Third American Political Tradition (2013)
Bodies in Revolt: Gender, Disability, and a Workplace Ethic of Care (2005)
Crippled Justice: The History of Modern Disability Policy in the Workplace (2001)
Workers’ Paradox: The Republican Origins of the New Deal Labor Policy, 1886–1935 (1998)
Research Interests:
Dr. Maureen O’Connor is the Executive Officer of the Doctoral Program in Psychology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and Professor and former Chair of the Psychology Department at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Her research interests are in the intersection of psychology, gender, and law. Another scholarly interest is in the use of scientific information and expert testimony in the legal system, particularly focused on gendered components of that process.
Selected Publications:
Harmon, R., O’Connor, M., Forcier, A., & Collins, M. (2004). The impact of anti-stalking training
on front line service providers. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 49(5), 1-6. 2004.
O'Connor, M., & Rosenfeld, B. Introduction to the special issue on stalking: Finding and
filling the empirical gaps. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 31, 3-8. 2004.
Stockdale, M.S., Bisom-Rapp, S., O’Connor, M., & Gutek, B.A. Coming to terms with zero
tolerance sexual harassment policies. Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, 4. 2004.
Stockdale, M.S., O’Connor, M., Gutek, B.A., & Geer, T. The relationship between prior
sexual victimization and sensitivity to social sexual behavior in workplaces and education:
Literature review and empirical study. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 8, 64-95. 2002.
Gutek, B.A., O’Connor, M., Melançon, R., Geer, T., Done, R., & Stockdale, M. The utility
of the reasonable woman legal standard in hostile environment sexual harassment cases: A
multimethod, multistudy examination. Psychology, Public Policy and Law, 5, 596-629.1999.
Sales, B., Shuman, D., & O'Connor, M. Admissibility into evidence of child sexual abuse
memories. Shepard's Expert and Scientific Evidence Quarterly. 2, 389-398. 1994.
Lipton, M., O'Connor, M., & Sales, B). Rethinking the admissibility of medical treatises as
evidence. American Journal of Law and Medicine, 17, 209-248. 1991.

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Research Interests:

Feminist geographical theory, Globalization and gender, Gender and Nationalism, Globalization and labor migration, Religious Nationalism, Regional specialization: South Asia and United States. Her current project is on examining the link between special economic zones and the discourse of security in India. Oza is the Director of the Women and Gender Studies program at Hunter College, CUNY.

Select Publications:
The Making of Neoliberal India: Nationalism, Gender, and the Paradoxes of Globalization (Routledge, 2006)

Comparative Literature

Research Interests:

The major areas of Eugenia Paulicelli's research are the word/image relationship and the impact this interaction and new technologies have had on our perception and cognition of the world around us, the language we use and on writing and memory. Central to her research is the notion of gender and how it has transformed our knowledge of the past and our understanding of aesthetic, political, and social manifestations of reality, whether literary writing or systems of signification and communication such as fashion. In addition she is interested in exploring the intersections of literary writing and politics in crucial epochs of social and cultural transformations in Italy. These concerns have taken various forms in her scholarly publications: from the debate among the disciplines in Renaissance Italy and the study of Italian poets and writers who have shown a fascination with or inspiration from art and visual culture to the cultural politics of fascism and the use it made of fashion, style and the media as well as on studies in which she focuses on literature and the craft of writing.

Select Publications:
Fashion under Fascism. Culture and Politics of Style, Oxford: Berg, forthcoming
Parola e immagine. Sentieri della scrittura in Leonardo, Marino, Foscolo, Calvino (Word and Image. Pathways of Writing in Leonardo, Marino, Foscolo, Calvino) (Florence: Edizioni Cadmo, 1996)
Dimore (Dwellings) (Collected Poems) (Ragusa: Libro Italiano, 1996)

Political Science

Research Interests:
Political Theory, international law and relations, Reproductive and Sexual Rights

Select Publications:
Women and Global Power: The Transnational Politics of Reproductive and Sexual Rights. London: Zed Books,  2001.
Negotiating Reproductive Rights: Women's Perspectives Across Countries and Cultures. (Co-editor with Karen Judd.)
Introduction and Conclusion. International Reproductive Rights Research Action Group. London: Zed Books; St. Martin's Press, New York, 1998.
Abortion and Woman's Choice: The State, Sexuality, and Reproductive Freedom. Northeastern University, 1984. Second [revised] edition, 1990; British edition, Verso, 1986). [Winner, The Joan Kelly Memorial Prize, American Historical Association; Cited by United States Supreme Court in Planned Parenthood v. Casey (1992).]
“Sexual Rights: Inventing a Concept, Mapping an International Practice.” Framing the Sexual Subject. Eds. Richard G. Parker, Regina Barbosa and Peter Aggleton. Berkeley: University of California, 1999. 81-103. Also published in Sexual Identities, Queer Politics. Ed. Mark Blasius. Princeton UP, forthcoming 2000.
“'Re-Theorizing Reproductive Health and Rights in the Light of Feminist Cross-Cultural Research.” Cultural Perspectives on Reproductive Health. Ed. Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer. Oxford UP, forthcoming 2000.


Research Interests:

Feminist Theory, Social and cultural aspects of the body, medicine, and health and wellness.

Select Publications:
Editor of The Cultural Encyclopedia of the Body Greenwood Press, 2008.
Surgery Junkies: Wellness and Pathology in Cosmetic Culture , 2007.
In the Flesh: the Cultural Politics of Body Modification, 2003.

SARAH B. POMEROY (emerita)
Classics, History

Research Interests:

Women in classical antiquity; family history

Select Publications:
Women in the Classical World: Image and Text
Women in Hellenistic Egypt: From Alexander to Cleopatra
Women's Realities, Women's Choices: An Introduction to Women's Studies

Families in Classical and Hellenistic Greece.

Criminal Justice


Research Interests:
Stress and coping processes among individuals, couples, and families facing chronic physical illnesses; the influence of supportive and non-supportive interpersonal relationships on health; issues of breast cancer survivorship; and the interplay of gender, stress, and ethnicity on smoking; the use of gender and age stereotypes by physicians.

Select Publications:
Adaptation to “Chronic Illness.” Encyclopedia of Gender. Ed. J. Worrell. NY: Academic Press. [In press.]
Handbook of Health Psychology. (With Eds. Baum, A. & Singer, J.E.) Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2000.
“Researcher Knows Best? Toward a Closer Match Between the Concept and Measurement of Coping.” (With Danoff-Burg, S., & Ayala, J.) Journal of Health Psychology 5:2 (2000): 183-194.
“Gender Differences in Coping Strategies with Infertility: A Meta-Analysis.” (With Jordan, C.) Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 22:4 (1999): 341-358.
“Women's Health.” (With McFarlane, T.A ) Encyclopedia of Mental Health. Ed. H.S. Friedman. Vol. 3 San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 1998. 707-719.

BETTY RIZZO (emerita)

Research Interests:

The nature of authorship and the lives of women authors in the 18th century

Select Publications:
Companions Without Vows: Relations Among 18th century British Women
The Writer's Studio
30 entries in Janet Todd's A Dictionary of British and American Women Writers 1660-1880 Priorities, A Handbook for Basic Writers

Political Science

Research Interests:
Public law, gender and sexuality, and research methods
Selected Publications:
AIDS and the Sexuality of Law: Ironic Jurisprudence, Palgrave/MacMillan , 2004.


Research Interests:

Women and housing, and women and environments more broadly; the social organization of low income communities, its relationship to the neighborhood, housing quality and safety, particularly in terms of community and environmental psychology concerning empowerment and neighborhood change, and from sociology, concerning social capital and collective efficacy, as well as neighborhood change and crime.

Select Publications:
Building and Using Social Capital in Poor Communities. (With Phillip Thompson, Mark Warren, eds.) New York: Russell Sage, in press.
“Social Capital and the Revitalization of New York City’s Distressed Inner City Housing.” (With Winkel, G.) Housing Policy Debate. 9:1 Washington, D.C.: Fannie Mae Foundation, 1998. 17-60.
”Residential Crowding in the Context of Inner City Poverty.” (With Evans, Gary.) Theoretical Perspectives in Environment-Behavior Research: Underlying Assumptions, Research Problems, and Relationships. Eds. Wapner, S., J.Demick, H.Minamik & T. Yamamoto. New York: Plenum, 1999.
“Urban Communities.” Encyclopedia of Psychology. ED. A. Kraut. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2000.
“Women and Housing.” (With Clark, H.) Housing: Foundation of a New Social Agenda. Eds. Bratt, R., Hartman, C., & Stone, M. Philadelphia: Temple UP, in press.


Research Interests:
With over 37 years of teaching experience, Satow’s research interest include: aging, gender, and mental health. Roberta Satow, Ph.D. is the former Chairperson and currently a Professor of the department of Sociology at Brooklyn College. She is also a senior member of the National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis and a practicing psychotherapist in Manhattan.

Select Publications:
Doing the Right Thing: Taking Care of Your Elderly Parents Even if They Didn’t Take Care of You (Tarcher/Penguin, 2006 paperback)
Gender and Social Life (Allyn & Bacon, 2000).


Research Interests:
Women in medieval and early modern culture, especially France; women and resistance in traditional culture; France and Italy; same-sex networks in France 1880-1930; theory; race and representation; queer studies and lesbian herstory.

Select Publications:
Women and Same-Sex Desire in the Middle Ages. Ed. with Pamela Sheingorn. (New York: St. Martins' Press) forthcoming, 2000.
Telling Tales: Medieval Narratives and the Folk Tradition. Ed. with Diana Conchado and Giuseppe di Scipio. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998.
"Michele Causse," "Ren Crevel," "Lucie Delarue-Mardrus," " Melinda Goodman," "Genevive Pastre," and "Christiane Rochefort," in Gay and Lesbian Literature. Eds. Sara and Tom Pendergast, Vol. II, St. James Press, 1999, 80-82, 96-99, 109-13, 158-60, 280-82, and 309-12.
"Arab Literature", and "Myth of Lesbian Impunity," Encyclopedia of Homosexualities, Volume I, Lesbian Histories and Cultures. Ed. Bonnie Zimmerman, NY: Garland, 1999, 51-53 and 460-61.
"Invisible Women: Lesbian Working Class Culture in France, 1880-1930." Eds. Jeffrey Merrick and Bryan T. Ragan, Jr., Homosexuality in Modern France. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996, 177-201.


Research Interests:

Nineteenth-century literature and material culture; decorative arts; noncanonical writers; aestheticism; domestic realism; women’s writing; cultural studies; literature and culture of the fin de siecle; feminism and canon revision. Schaffer is also co-editor of WSQ (Women’s Studies Quarterly).

Select Publications:
Novel Craft: Fiction and the Victorian Domestic Handicraft. Oxford University Press, Forthcoming.
Literature and Culture at the Fin de Siecle (2006).
An edition of a novel from 1901, The History of Sir Richard Calmady. Ed. Talia Schaffer (Birmingham University Press, 2003)
The Forgotten Female Aesthetes: Literary Culture in Late-Victorian England. (University Press of Virginia, 2001)
Women and British Aestheticism. Ed. Talia Schaffer and Kathy A. Psomiades. (University Press of Virginia, 1999)


Select Publications:

Women's Diaries of the Westward Journey


Research Interests:

Social and Political Philosophy, Ethics, Kant, Feminist Theory, Environmental Ethics

Select Publications:
Women and the United States Constitution: History, Interpretation and Practice, editor and contributing author (Columbia University Press, January 2004)
On Civic Friendship: Including Women in the State. Forthcoming.


Research Interests:

Cross cultural research around issues of self, gender, sexuality and aging; An analysis of how psychoanalysis can be used to rethink sociological questions; An understanding of the links between social theories, feminist theories and psychoanalysis. A study of the emotional and sexual lives of organizations in a post-Fordist era.

Select Publications:
Psychodynamic Perspectives on Sexual Desire, Power and Authority in Organization (manuscript expected submission summer, 2005).
"Gender and Value Orientation: What's the Difference?! The case of US and Japan." Paper sent for review to Social Forum. Spring 2005.
"Gendered Identity in Old Age: Toward (De)gendering? Journal of Aging Studies Winter 2003. Vol.17 (4): 379-397.
"Is Psychoanalysis in Crisis? A Survey of Clinicians' Views, Practices and Theoretical Orientations." 2003. Charlotte Schwartz Ed., The Psychoanalytic Review, April 2003, Vol.90 (2): 193-224.
"Japanese and American Identities: Values and Transmission in the Family." Sociological Inquiry. Spring 2002. Vol. 72, No.2: 195-219.

Criminal Justice

Research Interests:

Ethical and legal issues in psychiatry and research including civil competency; suicide, self injury, aggression and impulsivity; and personality disorders and psychopathology.

Stanley has over one hundred publications, multiple grants from NIMH, NIAAA and private foundations; and is the editor in chief for the Archives of Suicide Research, reviewer for many professional journals and serves on the board for several professional organizations including PRIM&R.


Research Interests:

Seventeenth-Century French literature and culture; Early-Modern Studies; Women Writers; Critical Theory; Feminist theory; Human Rights

Select Publications:
Women Writ, Women Writing: Gendered Discourse and Differences in Seventeenth-Century France. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 2007, forthcoming.
The Monarchy, The Nation and its Others: France in the Age of Louis XIV. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006, forthcoming.
The Aristocrat as Art: A Study of the "Honnte Homme" and the Dandy in Seventeenth- and Nineteenth-Century.French Literature. New York: Columbia University Press, 1980.


Research Interests:

Music's role in processes of identity formation, with particular attention to communities in and from Southeastern Europe and the Middle East.

Select Publications:
Engendering Song: Singing and Subjectivity at Prespa Albanian Weddings (1997)
"'Kosova Calls for Peace: Song, Myth, and War in an Age of Global Media," in Music and Conflict: Ethnomusicological Perspectives, ed. John O'Connell and Salwa el-Shawan Castelo-Branco (Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press, forthcoming).
"'The Criminals of Albanian Music': Albanian Commercial Folk Music and Issues of Identity since 1990," in Balkan Popular Culture and the Ottoman Ecumene: Music, Image, and Regional Political Discourse, ed. Donna A. Buchanan (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2007), 269-307.
"The Prespa Wedding and Emigration, 1980-2006."/"Dasma prespare dhe kurbeti (1980-2006)," in Prespa, Immigration-Repatriation, ed. Ali Aliu et al. (Skopje, Macedonia: Prespa United Us, 2006), 42-46.
"Diasporic Dialogues: Mediated Musics and the Albanian Transnation," in Identity and the Arts in Diaspora Communities, ed. Thomas Turino and James Lea (Harmonie Park Press, 2004), 21-38.
"Those 'Other Women': Dance and Femininity among Prespa Albanians." in Music and Gender: Perspectives from the Mediterranean, ed. Tullia Magrini (Univ. of Chicago Press, 2003), 87-118. Winner of the Jaap Kunst Prize from the Society for Ethnomusicology for the most significant article of the year.


Research Interests:

Medical anthropology; contemporary United States studies, urban, political economy, gender; Southern Africa

Select Publications:
AIDS, Sex and Culture: Global Politics and Survival in Southern Africa (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009).
Medical Anthropology in the World System: A Critical Perspective [with Hans Baer and Merrill Singer]. Westport, Connecticut: Bergin and Garvey. 1997.
Normal Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood. Oxford University Press. 1982
Edited. The Castells Reader on Cities and Social Theory. Blackwell Publishers. 2001
Edited. Cultural Diversity in the Anthropology United States: A Critical Reader [with Thomas Patterson]. Sponsored by the American Anthropological Association. Blackwell Publishers. 2000
"The Health Rights of Women in the Age of AIDS," International Journal of Epidemiology 31:45-48. 2002
"Losing Ground: Advancing Capitalism and the Relocation of Working Class Communities," pp. 247-290 in Locating Capitalism in Time and Space: Global Restructurings, Politics, and Identity, David Nugent, ed. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 2002
"Sexual Negotiations in Relation to Political Mobilization: The Prevention of HIV in Comparative Context," The Journal of AIDS and Behavior (June 2001) 5:163-172

Educational Psychology

Research Interests:

Museums and art education, Teaching of mathematics and other subjects, Assessment interpretation and validity, Evaluation research, Women and education

Select Publications:
Leinhardt, G., Tittle, C.K., & Knutson, K. (2002). Talking to oneself: Diary studies of museum visits. In G.Leinhardt, K.Crowley, & K. Knutson (Eds.) Learning conversations in museums. NJ:Erlbaum
Tittle, C.K., Pape, S.J., & Flugman, B.(2000). “Using Evaluation to foster NYCETP goals: Case studies and intercampus collaboration.” The Journal of mathematics and Science, 3(1), 107-115,
Tittle, C.K., Weinberg, S.L. & Hecht, D.(1996). “Investigating the construct validity of scores from a measure of student perceptions about mathematics classroom activities using multidimensional scaling.” Educational and Psychological Measurement, 56(4),701-709.
Tittle, C.K.(1994). “Toward an educational psychology of assessment for teaching and learning: Theories, contexts, and validation arguments.” Educational Psychologist, 29 (3), 149-162.
Tittle, C.K., Hecht, D., & Moore, P. (1993). “Assessment theory and research for classrooms: From taxonomies to constructing meaning in context.” Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 12(4), 13-19.

Social Personality Psychology and Social Welfare
Research Interests:Adolescent Development, Gender Development, Sexuality in Adolescence, Women’s Sexuality, Female Adolescent Depression and Self-esteem, Embodiment.
Selected Publications:
Tolman, D. (2012). Female adolescents, sexual empowerment and desire: A missing discourse of gender inequity. Sex Roles. 66 (3), Online First DOI 10.1007/s11199-012-0122-
Tolman, D. (2011). Adolescent girls’ sexuality: The more things change, the more they stay the same. In S. Seidman, N. Fischer & C. Meeks, (Eds.), Introducing the New Sexuality Studies, Second Edition. New York: Routledge.
Tolman, D. & McClelland, S. (2011). Normative sexuality development in adolescence: A decade in review, 2000-2009. Journal of Research on Adolescence 21(1), 242-255.
Sorsoli, L. & Tolman, D. L. (2008). Hearing voices: Listening for multiplicity and movement in interview data. Invited contribution for S. Hesse-Biber and P. Leavy (Eds.), The Handbook of Emergent Methods in Psychological Research. New York: Guilford Press.
Tolman, D. (2006). In a different position: Conceptualizing female adolescent sexuality development within compulsory heterosexuality. New Directions in Child and Adolescent Development. (L. Diamond, Ed.). Summer (112), 71-89.


Research Interests:
Gender and turn-of-the-century and 20th century African American visual culture, in particular intersections between film, photography and literature.

Select Publications:
“Uncle Tom's Cabin: Before and After the Jim Crow Era.” The Drama Review 44:1 (T165) (Spring 2000). New York University and MIT. 137-156.
“To Hell and Back: On the Road with Black Feminism in the 60s and 70s.” Feminist Memoir Project. Eds. Anne Snitow and Rachel Du Plessis. New York: Crown, 1998.
“The Culture War Within the Culture Wars: Race.” Art Matters: How the Culture Wars Changed America. Eds. Brian Wallis, Phillip Yenawine and Marianne Weems. New York UP, 1999. 166-181.
Black Popular Culture. Bay Press 1992.
Invisibility Blues: From Popular Culture to Theory. Verso, 1990.


Research Interests:

American History

Select Publications:
The Bible and the American Women (ed. F. Sandeen, American Bible Society, 1978).
Dimity Convictions: American Women in the Nineteenth Century (Ohio University Press, 1976).
"The Pragmatic Sanction in American Mission," American Quarterly (Summer 1978).
"The Y.M.C.A.: The Dynamics of a Women's Organization," (Berkshire Conf., Mount Holyoke, Aug 1978).
C o-editor (with Annette Baster) of American Women's Autobiography, One hundred volumes to be re-issued by Arno Press, 1978-1983.

MAXINE WOLFE (emerita)

Research Interests:

Women and AIDS; women and environment; lesbian and gay issues

Select Publications:
Women's Treatment and Research Agenda.

Sociology, Urban Education

Research Interests:

Sociology of Education, Sociology of Gender, Social Class, Sociology of Children, Political Sociology.

Select Publications:
Other People's Children. New York: Basic Books, 1995.
Class Politics and Public Schools: Chicago 1900-1950. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1982.
Editor, Education and Gender Equality. London: Falmer Press, 1992.
“Is Racial Oppression Intrinsic to Domestic Work? The Experiences of Children's Caregivers in Contemporary America.” The Cultural Territories of Race: Black and White Boundaries. Ed. Michele Lamont. Chicago: University of Chicago Press and New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1999. 97-123.
“From Housewives to Activists: Working-Class Women and the Gendered Politics of the Boston Anti-Busing Movement.” No Middle Ground: Women and Radical Protest. Ed. Kathleen M. Blee. New York: New York University Press, 1998. 251-288.