Department Contacts

  • Chair

  • Prof. Vivien Dietz

    Chair of Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Departmental Coordinator

  • Alana Juneau

    Departmental Coordinator for Gender and Sexuality Studies

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Faculty

Alison Bory

  • Chair & Associate Professor of Dance
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Patricio Boyer

  • E. Craig Wall, Jr., Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Humanities and Director of the Humanities Program | Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies
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Vivien Dietz

  • Chair of Gender and Sexuality Studies | Professor of History
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Maria Fackler

  • Associate Professor of English
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Melissa González

  • Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer | Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies | Core Faculty in Gender & Sexuality Studies, and Latin American Studies | Resident Director of Davidson in Cádiz ‘24
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Jessica Good

  • Chair & Associate Professor of Psychology
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Katie Horowitz

  • Assistant Professor of Gender & Sexuality Studies and Writing
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Gayle Kaufman

  • Chair & Nancy and Erwin Maddrey Professor of Sociology

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Parental Leave Policy
  • Gender Equality
  • Modern Families

gakaufman@davidson.edu

704-894-2485

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Susan Roberts

  • Professor of Political Science

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • U.S. and N.C. politics
  • Reproductive rights
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Rose Stremlau

  • Associate Professor of History

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Native Americans in the South
  • History and Gender and Sexuality Studies
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Patricia Tilburg

  • Chair & James B. Duke Professor of History | Professor of Gender & Sexuality Studies

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • History of Modern Europe (France, Paris)
  • History of Women, Gender, and Sexualities
  • Labor History
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Jessica Worl

  • Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Science, Technology, and Society Studies
  • Political Ecology
  • Informal Economies and Labor with a focus on the extractive industries

jeworl@davidson.edu

704-894-3205

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Staff

Alana Juneau

  • Departmental Coordinator
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