Paola Bacchetta is Professor of Gender & Women’s Studies at University of California, Berkeley. She is also Co-chair of the Political Conflict, Gender and People’s Rights Project based at Center for Race and Gender at University of California, Berkeley. She is on the Executive Committee of...Read more about Paola Bacchetta
Mel Y. Chen (they/them+) is Professor of Gender & Women's Studies and Director for the Center for the Study of Sexual Culture at the University of California, Berkeley as well as Director of the Disability Studies Minor. Mel is also an affiliate of the Center for Race and Gender, the...Read more about Mel Y. Chen
Patrice D. Douglass is an Assistant Professor in Gender and Women’s Studies at UC Berkeley. She holds a PhD and MA in Culture and Theory from the University of California, Irvine, a MA in Ethnic Studies from the University of California, Riverside, and a BA in Feminist Studies and Legal Studies...Read more about Patrice D. Douglass
Minoo Moallem is a professor of Gender and Women's Studies. She is currently Director of Media Studies.
Professor Moallem received her MA and BA from the University of Tehran and her Ph.D. from Université de Montréal. She has also done postdoctoral studies at the University of California...Read more about Minoo Moallem
Courtney Desiree Morris is a visual/conceptual artist and an associate professor of Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. She teaches courses on critical race theory, feminist theory, black social movements in the Americas, women’s social movements in Latin...Read more about Courtney Desiree Morris
Laura C. Nelson is Associate Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies at UC Berkeley. She received her PhD in Anthropology at Stanford, and holds a Master’s in City and Regional Planning from UC Berkeley with a focus on housing and community economic development. Her current research...Read more about Laura C. Nelson
Leslie Salzinger is Associate Professor and Chair of Gender and Women’s Studies at UC Berkeley. She got her PhD in Sociology at UC Berkeley and previously taught in the sociology departments at the University of Chicago and and Boston College. She writes and teaches on gender, capitalism,...Read more about Leslie Salzinger
Dora Silva Santana is an artist and a scholar. She is an Assistant Professor of Gender & Women’s Studies at the University of California at Berkeley. She is currently working on a book tentatively titled “Iconica: transing afro diasporic signs” in which she argues that,...Read more about Dora Silva Santana
Elora Shehabuddin is Professor of Gender & Women's Studies and Global Studies and Director, Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies. She was Professor of Transnational Asian Studies and Core Faculty in the...Read more about Elora Shehabuddin
Eric A. Stanley is the Haas Distinguished Chair in LGBT Equity and an associate professor in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of California, Berkeley where they are also affiliated with the Program in Critical Theory.
Eric’s first manuscript Atmospheres...Read more about Eric Stanley
Barbara Barnes' current work examines the production of normalized and embodied national identities through the emotional appeal of outdoor adventure sport and travel in both practice and representation. She completed a dissertation entitled "Global Extremes: Spectacles of Wilderness...Read more about Barbara Barnes
Evelyn Nakano Glenn is Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies and Ethnic Studies and founding director of the Center for Race and Gender, an organized research unit.
Other positions include: Society for the Study of Social Problems; Deputy Editor, American Sociological Review; Editorial...Read more about Evelyn Nakano Glenn
Barrie Thorne joined the UC Berkeley faculty in 1995 with a joint appointment in Gender & Women's Studies and in Sociology. She previously taught at Michigan State University and the University of Southern California, where she was active in creating and rejuvenating interdisciplinary...Read more about Barrie Thorne
Founder, International Centre for Research on Women (ICRW)
A pioneer in the study of the economic impact on women in developing countries, Tinker has combined scholarship and activism throughout her professional life. Her attraction to studying other cultures began when she drove to and...Read more about Irene Tinker
Originally trained as a musical composer, who received her two masters and Ph.D. from University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Trinh T. Minh-ha is a world-renowned independent filmmaker and feminist, post-colonial theorist. She teaches courses that focus on women’s work as related to...Read more about Trinh T. Minh-ha