Core Faculty

The Core Faculty are those with demonstrated research and/or teaching interests in SWGS and with an especially close commitment to the Center.

Krista Comer
Krista Comer

Professor of English


Rosemary Hennessy
Rosemary Hennessy

L. H. Favrot Professor of Humanities


Cymene Howe
Cymene Howe

Professor of Anthropology

Susan Lurie
Susan Lurie

Associate Professor of English


Helena Michie
Helena Michie

Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor in Humanities; Director, CSWGS


Brian Riedel
Brian Riedel

Associate Director, CSWGS

Elora Shehabuddin
Elora Shehabuddin

Professor of Transnational Asian Studies


Diana Strassmann
Diana Strassmann

Carolyn & Fred McManis Distinguished Professor in the Practice; Director, PJHC; Senior Research Fellow; Baker Institute Scholar


Melissa Weininger
Melissa Weininger

Anna Smith Fine Senior Lecturer in Jewish Studies; Associate Director, Jewish Studies