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Sarah S. Richardson (Photo by Tony Rinaldo)

Sarah Richardson

Chair
Professor of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Professor of the History of Science

Sarah S. Richardson is Professor of the History of Science and of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Harvard University. She is jointly appointed in the Department of the History of Science and the Committee on Degrees in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality.... Read more about Sarah Richardson

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Cambridge, MA 02138
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Kendra Albert

Kendra Albert

Lecturer on Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Kendra Albert is a clinical instructor at the Harvard Cyberlaw Clinic at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, where they teach students how to practice technology law by working with pro bono clients.... Read more about Kendra Albert

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Robin Bernstein

Dillon Professor of American History
Professor of African and African American Studies and of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Robin Bernstein is a cultural historian who writes about two subjects: theatre/performance and childhood. Sometimes she studies these topics together; other times she studies them separately.  Her goal, always, is to think... Read more about Robin Bernstein

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Cambridge, MA 02138
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Office Hours: https://projects.iq.harvard.edu/robinbernstein

Bradley L. Craig

Lecturer on Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Bradley L. Craig is an interdisciplinary historian of the Atlantic world and the African diaspora, with particular interests in slavery, intimacy, gender, and sexuality. He received his Ph.D. in African and African American... Read more about Bradley L. Craig

Faculty member Eleanor Craig

Eleanor Craig

Lecturer on Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Administrative and Program Director for the Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights

Eleanor Craig holds a doctoral degree in Religion and Society from Harvard Divinity School, with a secondary field completed under Harvard's Committee on Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality. In addition to teaching the theories and methods class "Power, Knowledge, Identity," Eleanor directs EMR's day to day programming, advises secondary field... Read more about Eleanor Craig

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Cambridge, MA 02138
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Alice Jardine

Alice Jardine

Director of Graduate Studies
Professor of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures

Alice Jardine is Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures (RLL) and of Studies of Women, Gender & Sexuality (WGS) at Harvard University, where she co-founded and helped to develop and lead WGS. Her teaching in RLL focuses on 20th- and 21st-century French/Francophone literature, poststructuralist and feminist theory. In WGS, her courses... Read more about Alice Jardine

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Cambridge, MA 02138
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Caroline Light

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Senior Lecturer on Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Caroline Light has served as WGS Director of Studies since 2008. Prior to her arrival at Harvard, she worked at Duke University, where she taught courses in Gender and Sexuality Studies, First Year Writing, and in the Global Americas Focus Program. Her research explores... Read more about Caroline Light

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Cambridge, MA 02138
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Durba Mitra

Durba Mitra

Carol K. Pforzheimer Assistant Professor at the Radcliffe Institute
Assistant Professor of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Durba Mitra is Assistant Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality and Carol K. Pforzheimer Assistant Professor at the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University. Mitra works at the intersection of feminist and queer studies. Her research and teaching focus... Read more about Durba Mitra

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Cambridge, MA 02138
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Afsaneh Najmabadi

Francis Lee Higginson Professor of History
Professor of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Afsaneh Najmabadi is the Francis Lee Higginson Professor of History and of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Harvard University. Her book, Women with Mustaches and Men without Beards: Gender and Sexual Anxieties of Iranian Modernity (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005), received the 2005 Joan Kelly Memorial Prize... Read more about Afsaneh Najmabadi

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Cambridge, MA 02138
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Robert Reid-Pharr

Professor of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Professor of African and African American Studies

On leave for academic year 2020-2021

Robert Fitzgerald Reid-Pharr is Professor of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality. He was previously a Distinguished and Presidential Professor of English and American Studies at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.... Read more about Robert Reid-Pharr

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Cambridge, MA 02138
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Linda Schlossberg

Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies
Lecturer on Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Linda Schlossberg received her Ph.D in English Literature from Harvard, where she now serves as Associate Director of Studies for WGS and teaches courses in gender, literature, and creative writing.... Read more about Linda Schlossberg

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Cambridge, MA 02138
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