Gender Studies Program Coordinator / Advisor

Melinda D. Kane
Sociology, Brewster A404

Gender Studies Executive Committee

Cheryl Dudasik-Wiggs (board chair)

Helena Feder

Timm Hackett

Kathleen Jones

Donna Kain

Holly Matthews

Susan Pearce

Mona Russell

Karin Zipf

Sample Publications by Affiliated Faculty

Banks, W. & Alexander J. (2016). After Homonormativity: Hope for a (more) queer canon of gay YA literature. In D. Linville & D. Le. Carson (Eds.), Beyond Borders: Queer Eros and Ethos (Ethics) in LGBTQ Young Adult Literature (pp. 101-122). NY, NY: Peter Lang.

Bauer, M. (2014) A study of Scarletts: Scarlett O'Hara and her literary daughters. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press.

Bee, B. A. 2016. Power, perception, and adaptation: Exploring women's socio-environmental risk perception in northern Guanajuato, Mexico. Geoforum, 59, 71-80.

Bee, B. A., Rice, J. & Trauger A. (2015). A feminist approach to climate change governance: Everyday and intimate politics. Geography Compass, 9(6): 339-350. 

Bee, B. (2014). "Si no comemos tortilla, no vivimos": Women, climate change, and food security in central Mexico. Agriculture and Human Values, 31(4): 607-620.

Chambers, C. R., Walpole, M. B., & Outlaw, N. (2016). The influence of math self-efficacy on the college enrollments of young black women. Journal of Negro Education, 85(3), 302- 315.

Chambers, C. R. & Bowen, D. (2014). My sister's keeper: The value of proactive mentorship for black women undergraduates, NASPA Journal, 15(2), 9-24.

Field, C. J., Kimuna, S. R., & Lang, M. N. (2015) The relation of interracial relationships to intimate partner violence by college students. Journal of Black Studies, 46(4), 384-403.

Frost, E. A. (2016). Apparent feminisms as a new theoretical approach to intervention in technical communication and rhetoric. Journal of Business and Technical Communication, 30(1): 3-28. 

Frost, E. A. & Haas, A. M. (2017). Seeing and knowing the womb: Examining rhetorics of fetal ultrasound toward a decolonization of women's bodies. Computers and Composition: An International Journal, 43, 88-105

Froula, A. (2016). "Conspiracy of silence": The containment of military women in World War II newsreels and short films in D. A. Cunningham (Dd.) Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the War Film (pp. 106-128). NY, NY: Wiley-Blackwell.

Froula, A. (2016). Recasting The Best Years Of Our Lives: Gender, revision, and military women in the veteran's homecoming film. In V. Kuhn and V. Callahan (Eds.) Future Texts (pp. 110-125). Anderson, SC: Parlor Press.

Huang, S. (2015). Chinese obsession, racial melancholia, and male hysteria: Recuperating Taiwanese American writer Liu Daren in (Chinese) American Studies. Ethnic Literatures and Transnationalism. Ed. Aparajita Nanda. NY, NY: Routledge.

Kane, M. D. & Elliot, T. A. (2014). Turning to the courts: A quantitative analysis of the gay and Lesbian movement's use of legal mobilization. Sociology Focus 47(4): 219-237.

Klein, A. (2014). Abject femininity and compulsory masculinity on the Jersey Shore. In B. Weber (Ed.) Reality gendervision: Decoding sexuality and gender on Transatlantic reality TV (pp. 213-242). Durham: Duke University Press.

Littleton, H. L., Grills-Taquechel, A. E., & Drum, K. B. (2014). Predicting risky sexual behavior in emerging adulthood: Examination of a moderated mediation model among child sexual abuse and adult sexual assault victims. Violence and Victims, 29, 981-998.

Mathews, H. & Burke, N. (2016). Returning to Earth: Setting a global agenda for the anthropology of cancer. Medical Anthropology. 36(3), 179-8. doi:10.1080/01459740.2016.1255611

Moeller, M. E. & Frost, E. A. (2016). Food fights: Cookbook rhetorics, monolithic constructions of womanhood, & field narratives in technical communication. Technical Communication Quarterly, 25(1), 1-11.

Walpole, M.B., Chambers, C. R., & Goss, K. (2014). Race, class, gender, & community college persistence among African American women. NASPA Journal about Women in Higher Education, 7(2), 153-176. 

Zipf, K. (2016). Bad Girls at Samarcand: Sexuality and sterilization in a Southern juvenile reformatory. Baton Rouge, LA: LSU Press.
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