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Faculty and Staff Listing


Kris De Welde

Office: 7 College Way, Room 100
Phone: 843.953.7594

Associate Director

Christy Kollath-Cattano

Office: Silcox, Room 319
Phone: 843.953.5565

Administrative Assistant

Percival Haas

Office: 7 College Way, Room 100
Phone: 843.953.2280

Adjunct Faculty

Name Areas of Expertise Phone Email
Kristi Brian Intersectional perspectives on environmental racism, political economy of the family (transnational/transracial adoption), feminist perspectives on mass incarceration, critical methods for social justice dialogue 843.953.5079
Meg Goettsches

Global feminisms, violence and Africa, women and Africa, Queer communities and spaces in Africa, Gender-based violence in campus settings, impactful activism, intersectional feminism discourses, social justice

Sarah Holihan-Smith Women's health, pregnancy and childbirth, mothering and sexuality, ethnic birth disparities, Gullah Geechee culture and history, African American women’s fiction, Womanism, gender, sexuality and identity 843.953.0756
Amy Hudock
Jane Nielsen 843.953.5738
Ashley Wendt Maternal and Child Health, Women's Health, International Development, Social Determinants of Health, Health Equity, Nonprofit Management, Program Evaluation, Program Development, Grant Writing

Visiting Assistant Faculty

Ian Sullivan Cross-Cultural Philosophy, Chinese Philosophy, Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Feminist and LGBTQ+ Philosophy 843.953.5687

Affiliated Faculty*

* information on the affiliation process located at the bottom of the page.
Name Department Areas of Expertise Phone Email
Appler, Vivian Theatre & Dance Women, performance, science; feminist theatre and performance; feminist and postcolonial performances of global and planetary policy 843.953.6306

Avendano, Nadia Hispanic Studies Latin American women writers, Latina and Chicana women writers, Chican@ & Latinx studies 843.953.5364
Bakanic, Von Sociology & Anthropology Gender prejudices, intersectionality, social psychology 843.953.7105
Beck, Emily Hispanic Studies 843.953.5412
Beres Rogers, Kathleen English 843.953.5664
Bidwell, Deb Biology 843.953.7107
Birrer, Doryjane English Affect theory and intersubjectivity, feminist and queer narratology, literature and trauma studies, contemplative studies/radicalizing contemplative education 843.953.4916
Borg, Barbara Sociology 843.953.5738
Boyle, Deborah Philosophy 843.953.7810
Bruns, John English Film, feminist film theory, gender & sexuality in film 843.953.4957
Carens, Tim English

19th-century British literature, Victorian novels and film adaptations, representation of gender, feminist and queer interpretations, Gothic literature, Jane Austen, Oscar Wilde, the Brontës, and other specific writers
Collins-Frohlich, Jesslyn English
Coseru, Christian Philosophy 843.953.1935
Coy, Jason History 843.953.8273
Crabtree, Mari African American Studies Black radical feminism, intersectionality, racial violence
Curtis, Claire Political Science Feminist utopia, feminist legal theory, theories of justice, sexual harassment  843.953.6510
Day, Chris Political Science 843.953.6617
Delay, Cara History Reproduction, women's health, women's history, gender history 843.953.7597
Divine, Susan Hispanic Studies Women writers, gender construction, urban theory, contemporary Spain
Doire, Louise Religious Studies Women and religion, religion and feminism, feminist biblical critique 843.953.5939
Eichelberger, Julia English 843.953.5646
Erman, Irina German & Russian Studies Gender & sexuality in Russian culture, vampires 843.953.8063
Farrell, Susan English Contemporary women writers, gender and literature, women and war 843.953.5785
Ferrara, Merissa Communication 843.953.6788
Ford, Lynne Political Science Women in politics, political representation of women, political ambition gap 843.953.6531
France, Hollis Political Science 843.953.6324
Frazier, Valerie English 843.953.1921
Garrett, Vicki  Hispanic Studies
Hough, Sheridan Philosophy 843.953.5681
Hughes, Melissa Biology Women in STEM, function & evolution of female aggression and sexual behavior 843.953.6557
Ingram, Tammy History 843.953.1915
Kollath-Catano, Christy Health & Human Performance Gender and health 843.953.5558
Korey, Chris Biology Genetics & medicine, genetic technologies, social and ethical issues of genetics, personal genome sequencing 843.953.7178
Lacroix, Celeste Communication 843.953.5654
Lewis, Simon English African women writers (particularly Zimbabwean, South African, & Nigerian writers) 843.953.1920
Mazzone, Marian Art History 843.953.7165
McKinnon, Rachel Philosophy 843.953.1719
McReynolds-Perez, Julia Sociology & Anthropology Sexualities, global feminist movements, Latin American reproductive rights activism
Nunan, Richard Philosophy Gender & film, LGBTQ film, feminist legal theory, feminist philosophy 843.953.6522
Owens, Sarah Hispanic Studies Early Modern Hispanic women writers, Colonial Latin American women writers, health and healing 843.953.7186
Pollack, Harriet English The body in Southern literature and culture, women's body in fiction and photography, whiteness & race in the fiction of Eudora Welty, 20th C Southern literature, literature of the Civil Rights era
Poole, Scott History 843.953.4862
Quinn, E. Moore Sociology & Anthropology Language and gender, language and power, language and minorities, linguistic ideologies, sex and power 843.953.7306
Ravalico, Lauren French, Francophone, & Italian Studies Women's history in France, French women writers 843.953.4964
Ross, Lisa Thomson Psychology Psychology of gender, feminist identity development, sexual assault, sex education, mental health 843.953.6776
Scott-Copses, Meg English 843.953.5664
Seaman, Myra English Medieval women's literature and culture, feminist theoretical approaches, domestic/household economy 843.953.5760
Segal, Oren 843.953.7585
Signori, Lisa French, Francophone, & Italian Studies 843.953.0872
Slater, Sandra History American gender and sexuality, Early America, Early Modern Atlantic World 843.953.3622
Sundstrom, Beth Communication Women's reproductive health, reproductive justice, health communication, social marketing 843.953.7599
Wallace, Kymberly 843.953.5558
Welch, Allison Biology 843.953.5451
Winfield, Idee Sociology Gender employment inequalities, gendered organizations, intersectionality 843.953.4899
Wofford, Claire Political Science Gender and law/courts, gender and politics 843.953.5217
Worzala, Elaine Business 843.953.5627
Zeiner-Carmichael, Noelle Classics 843.953.8062

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In Grateful Memory:

Allison Piepmeier. Timothy Carmichael.