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Our Faculty Rock!
- Check out this wonderful article in NIU Today about faculty affiliate Amy Newman!
- Check out the latest column written by LGBT Faculty Associate Rob Ridinger for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Round Table of the American Library Association, "Off the Shelf #12: You Can Always Go Downtown: LGBT Urban Histories"!
- Check out CSWGS Director Dr. Kristen Myer's piece on Playboy's move to no nudity!
- Our very own Professor Amanda Littauer is being celebrated in NIU Today for her cutting-edge book, published by the prestigious UNC Press, Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex and Rebellion before the Sixties.
- Congratulations to CSWGS faculty associate and Communications professor Randy Caspersen on winning a 2015 CINDY Award for his Altered Barbie Workshop documentary!
- We want to celebrate you! Be sure to share your accomplishments with us.
Professor of English, and Women's and Gender Studies Faculty Affiliate
- Aygen, Gulsat. English Grammar: A Descriptive Linguistic Approach. (Kendall Hunt Publishing, 2014).
Associate Professor of Communication, and Women's and Gender Studies Faculty Associate
- Cady, Kathryn A. "Flexible Labor: A Feminist Response to Late 20th Century Capitalism." Feminist Media Studies.(2012).
- Cady, Kathryn. "'Ann and Myself': Rhetoric, Sexualities and Silence at Lowell." Southern Communication Journal. 77 (2012).
- Cady, Kathryn A.; Robert Alan Brookey; and Renee Powers. "Seeing Dixie: Exposing Patriarchy in an Internet Meme." Women and Language. (2011).
- Cady, Kathryn A. "Labor and Women's Liberation: Popular Readings of The Feminine Mystique." Women's Studies in Communication. (2009).
Assistant Professor of Sociology, LGBT Studies Faculty Associate, and Women's and Gender Studies Faculty Associate
- Crawford, Cassandra S. Ghost and the Machine: Phantom Limb Syndrome, Prosthetic Technologies, and the Modernization of Amputation. (New York University Press, forthcoming).
- Crawford, Cassandra S. "'You Don't Need a Body to Feel a Body': Phantom Limb Syndrome and Corporeal Transgression." Sociology of Health and Illness 35 (online Aug. 2012; 2013): 1-15.
- Crawford, Cassandra S. "The Inarticulacy/Indescribability of Pain: A Rejoinder to Mowat." Social Science and Medicine 69.5 (2009): 666-669.
- Crawford, Cassandra S. "From Pleasure to Pain: The Role of the MPQ in the Language of Phantom Limb Pain."Social Science and Medicine 69.5 (2009): 655-661.
Professor of History, and Women's and Gender Studies Faculty Affiliate
- Fogleman, Aaron. Atlantic Lives: An 18th-Century Couple's Search for Truth and Opportunity in America. (University of North Carolina Press, 2013).
- Fogleman, Aaron. Jesus is Female: Moravians and Radical Religion in Early America. (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007 [cloth], 2008 [paperback]).
- Fogleman, Aaron. "Gender, Religion, and American Encounters," review essay, The William and Mary Quarterly, 65.2 (April 2008): 378-384.
Associate Professor of Computer Science, and Women's and Gender Studies Faculty Associate
- Freedman, Reva. "Teaching Computer Ethics Via Current News Articles." Innovations and Advances in Computer, Information Systems Sciences, and Engineering. 152 (2013).
Assistant Professor, Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality, and Geography
- Gallaher, Courtney M., John M. Kerr, Mary Njenga, Nancy K. Karanja, Antoinette M. G. A. WinklerPrins. "Urban agriculture, social capital, and food security in the Kibera slums of Nairobi, Kenya." Agriculture and Human Values (January 2013).
- Gallaher, Courney Maloof, Dennis Mwaniki, Mary Njenga, Nancy K. Karanja, and Antoinette M. G. A. WinklerPrins. "Real or Perceived: The Environmental Health Risks of Urban Sack Gardening in Kibera Slums of Nairobi, Kenya." EcoHealth (March 2013).
Associate Professor of History, and Women's and Gender Studies Faculty Associate
- Garver, Valerie L. Women and Aristocratic Culture in the Carolingian World. (Cornell University Pres, 2009).
- Garver, Valerie L. "Childbearing and Infancy in the Carolingian World," Journal of the History of Sexuality, 21.2 (2012): 208-244.
- Garver, Valerie L. “Girlindis and Alpais: Telling the Lives of Two Textile Fabricators in the Carolingian Empire,” in Writing Medieval Women's Lives, ed. Charlotte Newman Goldy and Amy Livingstone, (Palgrave Press, 2012).
- Garver, Valerie L. “Weaving Words in Silk: Women and Inscribed Bands in the Carolingian World,” Medieval Clothing and Textiles 6 (2010): 33-56.
- Garver, Valerie L. “Faith and Religion,” A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Middle Ages, ed. Louise Wilkinson, A Cultural History of Childhood and Family, vol. 2 (Berg, 2010):145-60, 205-7.
- Garver, Valerie L. “Learned Women? Liutberga and the Instruction of Carolingian Women,” in Lay Intellectuals in the Carolingian World, ed. Patrick Wormald and Janet L. Nelson (Cambridge University Press, 2007): 121-138.
- Garver, Valerie L. “Old Age and Women in the Carolingian World,” in Old Age in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, ed. Albrecht Classen (de Gruyter, 2007): 121-141.
Professor of Biological Sciences, and Women's and Gender Studies Faculty Affiliate
- King, B. H. and M.A. Owen. "Post-mating changes in restlessness, speed and route directness in males of the parasitoid wasp Spalangia endius (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)." Journal of Insect Behavior 25 (2012): 309-319.
- Fischer C. R. and B. H. King. "Inhibition of male sexual behavior after interacting with a mated female."Behaviour 149 (2012): 153-169.
- King, B. H. and K. E. Kuban. "Should he stay or should he go: male influence on offspring sex ration via postcopulatory attendance." Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 66 (2012): 1165-1173.
Assistant Professor, Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality, and History
- Littauer, Amanda. Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015.
- Littauer, Amanda. "'Someone to Love': Teen Girls' Same-Sex Desire in the 1950s United States," in Queer 1950s: Locating Sexual Culture in the West, Heike Bauer and Matt Cook, eds. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Professor of Psychology, and Women's and Gender Studies Faculty Associate
- Mounts, Nina S. "Mothers' Attitudes About and Goals for Early Adolescents' Cross-Ethnic Peer Relationships: A Qualitative Analysis." Family Relations: Interdisciplinary Journal of Applied Family Studies 62.2 (March 4, 2013).
- Karre, Jennifer K. and Nina S. Mounts. "Nonresident Fathers' Parenting Style and the Adjustment of Late-Adolescent Boys." Journal of Family Issues 33.12 (Dec. 2012).
- Mounts, Nina S., Laura Pittman, Jennifer K. Karre, and Tracy Walters. "Transformations in Relationships, Independence, and Interdependence," in Adolescent Development and School Achievement in Urban Communities, Gary Creasey and Patricia A. Jarvis, eds. (Routledge, 2012).
Director of the Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality, and Professor of Sociology
- Myers, Kristen. “Anti-feminist Messages in American Television Programming for Young Girls.” Journal of Gender Studies (2013).
- Myers, Kristen. “'Cowboy Up!' Non-hegemonic Representations of Masculinity in Children’s Television Programming.” Journal of Men’s Studies 20 (2012): 125-143.
- Myers, Kristen. “Exotica: The Deployment of Intersecting Binaries.” Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 41 (2012):7-33.
- Myers, Kristen and Laura Raymond. “Elementary School Girls and Heteronormativity: The Girl Project.” Gender and Society 24 (2010): 167-188.
Associate Professor of Psychology, and Women's and Gender Studies Faculty Affiliate
- Mercer, Kristina B.; Holly K. Orcutt; Jeffrey F. Quinn; Caitlin A. Fitzgerald; Karen N. Conneely; Richard T. Barfield; Charles F. Gillespie; and Kerry J. Ressler. “Acute and Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms in a Prospective Gene x Environment Study of a University Campus Shooting.” Archives of General Psychiatry 69 (2012): 89-97.
- Bardeen, Joseph; Thomas Fergus; and Holly Orcutt. “An Examination of the Latent Structure of the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale.” Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment 34 (2012):382–392
- Kumpula, Mandy J; Holly K. Orcutt; Joseph R. Bardeen; and Ruth L. Varkovitzky. “Peritraumatic Dissociation and Experiential Avoidance as Prospective: Predictors of Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms.” Journal of Abnormal Psychology 120 (2011): 617-627.
Associate Professor of Anthropology, and Women's and Gender Studies Faculty Affiliate
- Porter, Leila M., and Paul A. Garber. "Foraging and spatial memory in wild Weddell's saddleback tamarins (Saguinus fuscicollis weddelli) when moving between distant and out-of-sight goals." International Journal of Primatology 34 (2013): 30-48.
Associate Professor of Spanish, and Women's and Gender Studies Faculty Associate
- Saborio, Linda. Embodying Difference: Scripting Social Images of the Female Body in Latina Theatre. (Fairleigh Dickinson, 2011).
- Saborio, Linda. "The Role of 'La Chica Moderna' in Three Post-Revolutionary Mexican Plays." Latin American Theatre Review 45.2 (2012): 5-24.
Associate Professor, Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality, and English
- Virginia Woolf Writing the World. Ed. Pamela L. Caughie and Diana L. Swanson. Clemson, SC: Clemson University Press, 2015.
- Guest Editor. “Eco-Woolf.” Special Issue of Virginia Woolf Miscellany 81 (2012).
- Swanson, Diana. “Woolf’s Copernican Shift: Nonhuman Nature in Virginia Woolf’s Short Fiction.” Woolf Studies Annual 18 (2012): 108-125.
- Swanson, Diana. “’The Real World’: Virginia Woolf and Ecofeminism.” Virginia Woolf and the Natural World: Selected Papers from the Twentieth Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf, ed. Kristin Czarnecki. (Clemson University Digital Press, 2011): 24-34.
- Swanson, Diana. "Woolf and the Unsayable: The Roar on the Other Side of Silence.” Voyages Out, Voyages Home: Selected Papers from the Eleventh Annual Virginia Woolf Conference, ed. Jane de Gay and Marion Dell (Clemson: Clemson University Digital Press, 2010): 92-96.
- Swanson, Diana. "Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism: Leonard Woolf, M. W. Swanson, and the Role of Civil Bureaucracy." Virginia Woolf: Art, Education, Internationalism - Selected Papers from the 17th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf. Diana Royer and Madelyn Detloff, eds. (Clemson University Digital Press, 2008): 1-8.
- Swanson, Diana. “British Imperialism in Africa: Leonard Woolf, M. W. Swanson, and the Role of Civil Bureaucracy.” Virginia Woolf Miscellany 72 (2007): 47-49. Special Issue on Leonard Woolf edited by AnnMarie Bantzinger.
- Swanson, Diana and Brad Peters. "Queering the Conflicts: What LGBT Students Can Teach Us in the Classroom and Online." Computers and Composition 21 (2004): 295-313. Special issue: Sexualities, Technologies, and Writing. Eds. Jonathan Alexander and William Banks.
Assistant Professor of Sociology, and Women's and Gender Studies Faculty Associate
- Walther, Carol S. "Skin Tones and Biracial and Tri-racial Stratification Among Sperm Donors," Ethnic and Racial Studies (2012): 1-20.
- Walther, Carol S. and Jennifer A. Sandlin. "Green Capital and Social Reproduction within Families Practising Voluntary Simplicity in the U.S." International Journal of Consumer Studies 37.1 (2013): 36-75.
- Mackin, Robert S. and Carol S. Walther. "Race, Sport and Social Mobility: Horatio Alger in Short Pants?"International Review for the Sociology of Sport 47.6 (2012): 670-689.