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Postdoctoral Fellowship

The WGSS Program offers a postdoctoral fellowship. The fellow may be working in any discipline, on a topic concerning women, gender, and/or sexuality studies. The recipient devotes half time to teaching and program development and half time to research. The initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal for an additional year. The applicant must hold a Ph.D. degree at the time of the appointment.

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Applications for the Postdoctoral Fellowship position beginning Fall 2017 will be posted soon. Click here to view the previous call for applications.

Current Postdoctoral Fellow

Sarah Luna

Field: Anthropology

Past Postdoctoral Fellows

2012-2014

Rachel Afi Quinn

Field: American Culture
Current Position: Asst. Professor of Comparative Cultural Studies/WGSS at the University of Houston

2010-2012

Sima Shakhsari

Field: Anthropology
Current Position: Asst. Professor of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota

2008-2010

Linda Veazey

Field: Political Science 
Current Position: Asst. Professor of Political Science at Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas

2007-2008

Mamta Accapadi

Field: Higher Education
Current Position:  Vice President for Student Affairs, Rollins College

2005-2007

Jeanne Scheper

Field: English Literature, Women's Studies, and Performance Studies 
Current Position: Associate Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies, University of California at Irvine

2003-2005

Jennifer (Kasi) Jackson

Field: Biology and Women's Studies 
Current Position: Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies, West Virginia University

2001-2003

Carol Williams

Field: History 
Current Position: Professor of Women & Gender Studies, University of Lethbridge

1999-2001

Jennifer Parchesky

Field: English and Film 
Current Position: Basis Charter School, Chandler, Arizona