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Visiting Scholar Position

The WGSS Program offers a Visiting Scholar Position. The Visiting Scholar 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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Visiting Scholar – call for applications, due March 20, 2017

Current Visiting Scholar

Sarah Luna

Field: Anthropology

Past Postdoctoral Fellows


Rachel Afi Quinn

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


Sima Shakhsari

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


Linda Veazey

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


Mamta Accapadi

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


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


Jennifer (Kasi) Jackson

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


Carol Williams

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


Jennifer Parchesky

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