Office: Carson 31
Office Hours: M 12 - 2 pm; Th 1 - 2 pm or by appt.
Courses: Women’s Bodies: Health and Image; Gender, Sexuality and Family; Women's History & Women's Activism; Feminist Research Methods; Contemporary Feminist Thought.
Dr. McQuade’s research interests include reproductive politics, gender and race in U.S. public health, feminist interdisciplinary methodologies, U.S./Mexico border studies, and feminist, critical race, and queer theory. She has published on the history of parteras (midwives) in New Mexico, health along the U.S./Mexico border, and about the history of Jewish feminism and the bat mitzvah. She earned her B.A. from Sonoma State University majoring in Women’s and Gender Studies and Liberal Studies (Hutchins). Her M.A. (2003) and Ph.D. (2008) are both in American Studies from the University of New Mexico. During the 2007-2008 academic year, Lena was a dissertation fellow in the Feminist Studies Department at the University of California-Santa Barbara.
Office: Carson 11
Office Hours: T 12 - 2 pm or by appt.
Courses: Gender, Race and Class; Feminist Theory; Intro to Queer Studies; Men and Masculinity; Contemporary Feminist Theory; Queer Lecture Series.
Dr. Romesburg's interests include sexuality and gender in U.S. history, childhood and adolescence, transgender studies, race and sexuality, and queer performance and popular culture. Subjects that his scholarly publications address include male youth sex work, the social science and cultures of adolescence and homosexuality, the social history of queer performers, and male intimacy in popular culture. Don has an M.A. in history (2000) from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a Ph.D. in history (2006) with an interdisciplinary Designated Emphasis in Women, Gender, and Sexuality from the University of California, Berkeley.
Office: Carson 32
Office hours: Th 10 - 11 am; F 3:45 - 5 pm
Courses: Gender and Globalization; Contemporary Feminist Theory; Gender in Asian America; Gender, Race and Class; Gender, Sexuality and Family.
Dr. Tung's interests include gender and globalization, Asian American women's history/contemporary (im)migration, and gender and race-ethnicity in popular culture. Her publications include articles on Filipina migrant domestic workers employed as live-in eldercare workers in California. She has an M.A. (1996) and Ph.D (1999) from the University of California-Irvine.
Office: Carson 18B
Office Hours: F 11:45 - 12:45 pm
Courses:Gender, Sexuality and Family.
Mary Churchill, Ph.D., teaches in Women’s and Gender Studies, American Multicultural Studies, and Native American Studies at SSU. She earned her Ph.D. in 1997 in religious studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, specializing in American Indian religious traditions and women and religion. She has also been on the faculty at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the University of Iowa. Her work has appeared in the Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion,and American Indian Quarterly as well as in Sacred Rights: The Case for Contraception and Abortion in World Religions and Reading Native American Women: Critical/Creative Representations. In 2001 she was postdoctoral fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University. She serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion. A former co-chair of the Women and Religion program unit of the American Academy of Religion (AAR), she now co-chairs the AAR Native Traditions in the Americas program unit.
Office: Carson 51
Office Hours: M 2 - 3 pm
Courses: Men and Masculinity.
Tristan Josephson has a MA in Women and Gender Studies from San Francisco State University and is currently completing his PhD in Cultural Studies at University of California, Davis. His dissertation, "On Transits and Transitions: Mobility, Displacement, and Trans Subjectivity in the United States," examines the relationship of transgender subjects to citizenship and national belonging in the contemporary United States by focusing on trans migrants in three key areas of law and policy -- asylum law, immigration detention policies, and marriage law. His research interests include critical legal studies, queer theory, transgender studies, and travel and migration.
Office: Carson 51
Office Hours: F 12-2 pm
Courses: Introduction to Queer Studies
Tallie Ben Daniel is completing her PhD in Cultural Studies at the University of California, Davis. Her research interests include queer and feminist theory, the histories of social movements, and the interplay between nationalism and capitalism. Her dissertation, Branding Israel: Queer Markets and Politics in San Francisco and Tel Aviv, looks at the way Israel advertises itself as a gay-friendly travel destination by mobilizing some of the foundational myths of gay identity in the United States: the rural-to-urban migration narrative, gay entrepreneurship, and gay market politics.
Associate Professor, History
Professor, Criminology & Criminal Justice
Assistant Professor, Sociology
Associate Professor, Chicano Latino Studies
Dean, School of Social Sciences
Matthew Paolucci Callahan
Assistant Professor, Psychology