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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigansort icon Position

Elizabeth M. Douvan

1958 - 1995
Professor of Psychology and Women's Studies
Catharine Neafie Kellogg Professor of Psychology
Director of the Residential College

Patricia Y. Gurin

1966 - 2002
Nancy Cantor Distinguished University Professor of Psychology and Women's Studies
Professor of Psychology and Women's Studies

Sherry B. Ortner

1977 - 1995
Professor of Anthropology, Women's Studies

Louise A. Tilly

1977 - 1984
Professor of History and Women's Studies

Joanne Leonard

1978 - 2011
Professor of Art & Women's Studies
Diane M. Kirkpatrik & Griselda Pollock Distinguished University Professor

Martha J. Vicinus

1981 - 2011
Professor of English & Women's Studies
Eliza M Mosher Distinguished University Professor
Chair of English Language & Literature 1994-1998

Anne C Herrmann

1983 - 2013
Professor of English Language and Literature
Professor of Women's Studies

Carol F. Karlsen

1985 - 2011
Professor of History
Professor of Women's Studies

Andrea L. Press

1988 - 1995
Associate Professor of Communications & Women's Studies

Susan L. Johnson

1992 - 1996
Assistant Professor of History Women's Studies

Andrew G. Hunter

1992 - 2001
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Women's Studies
Associate Professor of Social Work

Betty L. Bell

1993 - 2005
Associate Professor of American Culture
Associate Professor of English Language & Literature
Associate Professor of Women's Studies

Sonya O. Rose

1993 - 2006
Natalie Zemon Davis Collegiate Professor
Professor of History
Professor of Sociology

Patricia Hill-Collins

1994
Presidential Professor of Women's Studies
Presidential Professor of Afro-American and African Studies

Rebecca M. Egger

1995 - 2001
Assistant Professor of English Language and Literature and Women's Studies

Jacqueline S. Mattis

1995 - 2002
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Women's Studies

Gaylyn Studlar

1995 - 2009
Rudolf Arnheim Collegiate Professor of Film Studies
Professor of Screen Arts & Cultures
Professor of English Language & Literature

Jonathan Michel Metzl

1995 - 2011
Associate Professor of Women's Studies
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Assistant Research Scientist, Institute for Research on Women & Gender

Carroll Smith-Rosenberg

1996 - 2008
Professor of American Culture, History, Women's Studies

Pamela Trotman Reid

1999 - 2004
Professor of Psychology
Professor of Education
Director of Women's Studies Program

Shirley Neuman

1999 - 2002
Professor of English Language and Literature and Women's Studies
Dean of Literature, Science and the Arts

Jayati Lal

2000 - 2005
Assistant Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies

Laurie A. Morgan

2000 - 2006
Assistant Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies

Marcia C. Inhorn

2001 - 2008
Professor of Anthropology
Professor of Women's Studies
Professor of Obsretrics & Gynecology

Andrea L. Smith

2002 - 2005
Assistant Professor of Women's Studies and Native American Studies

Barbara A. Gutek

2002 - 2003
Professor of Psychology and Women's Studies
Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resources

Maria C. Sanchez

2002 - 2008
Assistant Professor of English Language and Literature
Assistant Professor of Women's Studies

Nadine Naber

2003 - 2013
Associate Professor of American Culture
Associate Professor of Women's Studies

Mimi Thi Nguyen

2004 - 2006
Assistant Professor of Women's Studies

Mariam Ticktin

2004 - 2008
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Assistant Professor of Women's Studies