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Ms. Committee of Scholars

Co-Chair: Carrie N. Baker, J.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Program for the Study of Women and Gender; Smith College

Co-Chair: Michele Tracy Berger, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Chair Emeritus: Bonnie Thornton Dill, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Arts and Humanities; University of Maryland, College Park

R. Dianne Bartlow
Gender and Women’s Studies
California State University at Northridge

Kum-Kum Bhavnani, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology and Chair, Women, Culture, Development, Program
University of California, Santa Barbara

Audrey Bilger, Ph.D.
Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College
Pomona College

Kelly Brown Douglas, Ph.D.
Elizabeth Conolly Todd Distinguished Professor of Religion and Chair, Department of Philosophy and Religion
Goucher College

Nohelia Canales, M.S.

Jennifer Cognard-Black, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of English
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Program
St. Mary’s College of Maryland Department of English

Brittney Cooper, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies and Africana Studies
Rutgers University

Irasema Coronado, Ph.D.
Director and Professor, School of Transborder Studies
Arizona State University

Norlisha (Tish) Crawford, Ph.D.
English and African American Studies
University of Wisconsin, Osh Kosh

Aviva Dove-Viebahn, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Film and Media Studies
Arizona State University

Julie R. Enszer, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor, University of Mississippi

Radhika Gajjala, Ph.D.
Professor, School of Media and Communication and American Culture Studies Program
Bowling Green State University

Nicole Guidotti-Hernandez, Ph.D.
Professor of English and Latinx Studies,
Emory University

Kelly Finley, M.A.
Senior Lecturer and Undergraduate Advisor, Women’s and Gender Studies
UNC Charlotte

Kryn Freehling-Burton, M.A.
Senior Lecturer, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Oregon State University

Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Ph.D.
Anna Julia Cooper Professor of Women’s Studies; Chair, Comparative Women’s Studies; Director, Women’s Research and Resource Center
Spelman College

Janell Hobson, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of Women’s and Gender Studies
State University of New York at Albany

Ileana Jiménez
English Department
LREI: Little Red School House and Elisabeth Irwin High School

Valerie Ann Johnson, Ph.D.
Mott Professor and Director, Africana Women’s Studies
Bennett College

Karon Jolna, Ph.D.
Program Director and Editor, Ms. Classroom
Research Affiliate, UCLA Center for the Study of Women

L.S. Kim, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Film and Digital Media
University of California, Santa Cruz

Kimi Lynn King, J.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Political Science
University of North Texas

M. Bahati Kuumba, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Comparative Women’s Studies and Associate; Director, Women’s Research and Resource Center
Spelman College

Lisa Yun Lee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Art History and Gender and Women’s Studies
University of Illinois, Chicago
Director of National Public Housing Museum

Yi-Chun Tricia Lin, Ph.D.
Director and Professor, Women’s Studies
Southern Connecticut State University

C. Nicole Mason, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Center for Research and Policy in the Public Interest

Layli Maparyan, Ph.D.
Katherine Stone Kaufmann ’67 Executive Director, Wellesley Centers for Women; Professor, Africana Studies
Wellesley College

Irma McClaurin, Ph.D.
McClaurin Solutions

Michelle McGibbney Vlahoulis, Ph.D.
Women and Gender Studies, School of Social Transformation
Arizona State University

Linda Perkins, Ph.D.
Associate University Professor and Director of Applied Women’s Studies
Claremont Graduate University

Barbara Ransby, Ph.D.
Professor of Gender & Women’s Studies, African-American Studies and History; Director, Gender & Women’s Studies
University of Illinois at Chicago

Loretta R. Ross, Ph.D.
Visiting Professor of Practice, School of Transformation
Arizona State University

Susan M. Shaw, Ph.D.
Professor of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies; Transitional Director of the School of Language, Culture and Society
Oregon State University

Carol Stabile, Ph.D.
Professor of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies; Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
University of Oregon

Nayereh Tohidi, Ph.D.
Professor, Gender and Women’s Studies Department
California State University at Northridge

Patricia Trujillo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, English; Director of Writing and Rhetoric
Northern New Mexico College

Gina Athena Ulysse, Ph.D.
Professor of Anthropology
Wesleyan University

Jennifer D. Williams, Ph.D.
Howard University