PhDs Awarded

Rajani Seetal Bhatia, PhD (2012)
Dissertation Title: Lifestyle Sex Selection: Shifting Forms of Reproduction, Transnational Flows, and Inequality

Barbara Boswell, PhD (2010)
Dissertation Title: Black South African Women Writers: Narrating the Self, Narrating the Nation

Julie Enszer, PhD (2013)
Dissertation Title: “The Whole Naked Truth of Our Lives”; Lesbian Print Culture in the United States from 1969 until 1989

Clare Jen, PhD (2008)
Dissertation Title: Technoscience Race – Nation – Gender Formations in Public Health Discourses

Bettina Judd, PhD (2013)
Dissertation Title: Feelin’ Feminism: Black Women’s Art, Affect, and Politics

Na Young Lee, PhD (2006)
Dissertation Title: The Construction of U.S. Camptown Prostitution in South Korea: Transformation and Resistance

Melissa Lewis, PhD (2012)
Dissertation Title: Body of Knowledge: Black Queer Feminist Thought, Performance, and Pedagogy

Laura A. Logie, PhD (2008)
Dissertation Title: An Intersectional Gaze at Latinidad, Nation, Gender, and Self-Perceived Health Status

Geneviève Pagé, PhD (2012)
Dissertation Title: Feminism à la Quebec: The Travelings of American and French Feminist Thought (1970-2005)

Ana Perez, PhD (2013)
Dissertation Title: Gueras, Morenas, y Prietas: Mexicana Color Lines and Ethnoracial Sameness-Difference”

Heather Emily Rellihan, PhD (2007)
Dissertation Title: Ad/ministering Education: Gender, Colonialism, and Christianity in Belize and the Anglophone Caribbean

JV Sapinoso, PhD (2009)
Dissertation Title: From “Quare” to “Kweer”: Towards a Queer Asian American Critique

L. Ayu Saraswati, PhD (2007)
Dissertation Title: The Maze of Gaze: The Color of Beauty in Transnational Indonesia

Ryan Shanahan, PhD (2008)
Dissertation Title: Feminism à la Quebec: The Travelings of American and French Feminist Thought (1970-2005)

Denise Shupiko, PhD (2014)
Dissertation Title: The Development of the Russian Counter-Trafficking Movement: The Angel Coalition and International Politics on Civil Society, Feminism and Human Trafficking

Jing Song, PhD (2012)
Dissertation Title: Global Assimilation and Global Alienation: Lives of Professional Women in Contemporary China

Kimberlee Staking, PhD (2013)
Dissertation Title: Teaching Women’s Studies: Exploring Student Engagement in Technology-Rich Classroom Learning Communities

Sarah Tillery, PhD (2007)
Dissertation Title: Performing Fatness and the Cultural Negotiations of Body Size

Amy Washburn, PhD (2010)
Dissertation Title: Slave Ships, Shamrocks, and Shackles: Transatlantic Connections in Black American and Northern Ireland Women’s Auto/biographical Writings, 1960s-1990s

Kimberly Williams, PhD (2008)
Dissertation Title: Casualties of Cold War: Toward a Transnational Feminist Ecology of U.S. Russia Policy