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Our Faculty

Many faculty members across the disciplines teach electives in the Women’s and Gender Studies minor. The following faculty members have been approved as members of the WGS Affiliate Faculty Program (as redefined in 2010) and serve in an advisory role to the Director of CWGS.

WGS Affiliate Faculty    
Merri Lisa Johnson (Women's and Gender Studies)
Feminist Disability Studies
Feminist Theory and Methods
Gender and Autobiography
Gender and Sexuality
Gay and Lesbian Literature
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Peter Caster (Literature)
Gender and Film Studies
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Andrea Davis (Speech)
Gender and Communication
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David Damrel (Religion)21st Annual Women's Studies Conference Panelists  
Lynette Gibson (School of Nursing)
African American Women and Breast Healthcare
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Esther Godfrey (Literature)
Gender and Victorian Literature
Women's Literature
Women and Madness
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Qiliang He (East Asian History)21st Annual Women's Studies Conference Panelists  
Ann Hoover (Psychology)
Psychology of Oppression
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Celena Kusch (Literature)
Gender and Modernist Literature
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Laura Jennings (Sociology)
Gender and Society
Fat Studies
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Brigitte Neary (Sociology)
Women and Armed Conflict
Women and Aging
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Colleen O'Brien (Literature)
African American Women's Literature
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Desiree Rowe (Speech)
Feminism and Popular Culture
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Rachel Snow (Art History)
Women and Art
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WGS Elective Faculty 
Warren Carson (English)Warren Carson
Diane Daane (Criminal Justice)
Women and Crime 
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Carol Loar (History)
European Women's History
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Adjunct Faculty   
Allison Cantrell (Fine Arts and Communication Studies)Allison Cantrell  
Tanya Saul (Women's & Gender Studies)No Image  

Our Director

Lisa Johnson, Ph.D.
Office: CASB 124
Phone: 864-503-5724
Email: mjohnson@uscupstate.edu 

Contact Us

USC Upstate
Center for Women's and Gender Studies
CASB 120
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Phone: 864-503-5926
Fax: 864-503-5351