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Women's Issues


AnnJanette Alejano-Steele

Department: Gender Institute for Teaching and Advocacy

Title: Associate Dean - College of Professional Studies

Expertise: Child psychology, Equity issues in the classroom, Multicultural service learning, Cross-cultural psychology, Gender and diversity, Psychology of gender, Psychology of women, Human trafficking (including sex and labor), Women's health

Zsuzsa Balogh

Department: Civil Engineering Technology

Title: Professor, Program Coordinator

Expertise: Women in engineering, Civil engineering, Architecture

Sue Barnd

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Professor

Expertise: Interview skills for young physical educators, Single-sex and coed physical education class structures, K-12 Physical Education, Girls and women in sport

Barnd, Sue

Lisa Kindleberger Hagan

Department: Psychology

Title: Professor

Expertise: Child cognitive development, Infant attachment and temperament, Child emotional development, Use of psychological testing in child education, Child development of gender roles, Use of psychological theory to guide child education, Women's studies

Hagan, Lisa

Katherine Miller

Department: Gender Institute for Teaching and Advocacy

Title: Affiliate Professor/Victim Services Coordinator

Expertise: Women’s rights, Interpersonal violence (relationship/domestic violence, sexual violence, stalking), Human trafficking, Violence against women, Victim blaming, Feminism, White privilege and white supremacy, Psychological trauma

Miller, Katherine

Mike Monsour

Department: Communication Arts and Sciences

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Personal relationships, Professional relationships, Conflict and workplace relationships, Communication, Friendships between men and women, Friendships in LGBTQ community

Monsour, Mike

Marina Pereira

Department: Social Work

Title: Associate Dean - College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Expertise: Acculturation and assimilation changes in the U.S., Mental health issues of children, adolescents and families, Child abuse, Sexual abuse, Domestic violence, Loss and grief issues, Immigration, First-generation students, Service learning, Bilingual, Bicultural

Rebecca Rivera-Serrano

Department: Criminal Justice and Criminology

Title: Affiliate Professor

Expertise: Dating and domestic violence, Probation, Anti death penalty, Predators who groom victims

Rivera, Rebecca

Nancy Sayre

Department: Health Professions

Title: Associate Vice President, Innovative Program Development and Delivery

Expertise: Health professions, Health care management

Michelle Tollefson

Department: Health Professions

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Wellness coaching, Lifestyle medicine (changes/habits), Women’s health, Holistic health, Integrated medication, Gynecology, Stress treatments, Stress management, Nutrition, Diet, Women's health issues, Medical/health trends, Pop culture, Preventative health

Tara Tull

Department: Human Services

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Conflict resolution, LGBTQ student issues, Lesbian theory, Sexual harassment and services, Hurdles facing nontraditional women students, Resources for women

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Mary Ann Watson

Department: Psychology

Title: Professor Emerita

Expertise: Human sexuality, Sex education, Roe v. Wade, Death and dying, Clinical psychology issues, Sexuality - child predators, Transgenderism, Sexual dysfunction, Diversity issues, Middle Eastern women's issues

Adriann Wycoff

Department: Chicana/o Studies

Title: Professor - Chicana/o Studies, Co-Principal Investigator - College Assistance Migrant Program, Director - Family Literacy Program

Expertise: Community-based education programs, Family literacy, Migrant education issues, Nontraditional education, Latino literature (poetry emphasis), Women and poverty

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