Standing Committee

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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5 Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Robin Bernstein 2014 photo credit Kate McCann

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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5 Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-9634
Office Hours: https://projects.iq.harvard.edu/robinbernstein

Cynthia Dwork

Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science
Radcliffe Alumnae Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Affiliated Faculty at Harvard Law School
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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5 Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-7776
Jane Kamensky

Jane Kamensky

Jonathan Trumbull Professor of American History
Pforzheimer Foundation Director of the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Jane Kamensky is professor of history at Harvard University and the Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation Director of the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger...

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Office Addresses:

Schlesinger Library Rm 111
3 James St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Robinson Hall 211
35 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-8263
photo of Caroline Light

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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5 Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-1964