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Barbara Ibrahim

Barbara Lethem Ibrahim is the founding director of the John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropy and Civic Engagement at the American University in Cairo. Internationally recognized as a prominent sociologist of the Arab world,

                                               

Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz

Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz was a Cuban-American theologian who served as professor emerita of ethics and theology at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. As a Hispanic theologian, she was an innovator of Hispanic theology in general and specifically ...

                                               

Islah Jad

Islah Jad is a tenured Assistant Professor of Gender and Development at Birzeit University. She is also the co-founder and current Director of the Institute of Women’s Studies at Birzeit and a Core Group Member of the Arab Families Working Group. ...

                                               

Grace Jantzen

Grace Marion Jantzen was a Canadian feminist philosopher and theologian. She was professor of religion, culture and gender at Manchester University from 1996 until her death from cancer at the age of 57. In Becoming Divine: Towards a Feminist Phi ...

                                               

Kumari Jayawardena

Kumari Jayawardena is a leading feminist figure and academic in Sri Lanka. Her work is part of the canon of third-world feminism which conceptualizes feminist philosophies that are indigenous and unique to non-Western societies and nations rather ...

                                               

Robert Jensen

Robert William Jensen is a former professor of journalism from the University of Texas at Austin. From 1992 to 2018 he taught graduate and undergraduate courses in media law, ethics, and politics. He has focused much of his work on the critique o ...

                                               

Zorica Jevremovic

Zorica Jevremovic is a Serbian theatre and video director, playwright, choreographer, intermedia theorist, literary historian and feminist. Her work also includes that of a dramaturge in alternative and informal theatrical and film groups. She is ...

                                               

Jackie Jones

Jacqueline Margarete Jones is a British politician, barrister, and academic. She served as the Labour Party Member of the European Parliament for Wales from 2019 to 2020. She taught law at Cardiff Law School, Cardiff University, and then at Brist ...

                                               

Suad Joseph

Suad Joseph received her doctorate in Anthropology from Columbia University in 1975. Dr. Joseph is Professor of Anthropology and Women and Gender Studies at the University of California, Davis and in 2009 was President of the Middle East Studies ...

                                               

Wendy Kaminer

Wendy Kaminer is an American lawyer and writer. She has written several books on contemporary social issues, including A Fearful Freedom: Womens Flight From Equality, about the conflict between egalitarian and protectionist feminism; Im Dysfuncti ...

                                               

Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz

Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz was an American essayist, poet, academic, and political activist against racism and for economic and social justice.

                                               

Evelyn Fox Keller

Evelyn Fox Keller is an American physicist, author and feminist. She is currently Professor Emerita of History and Philosophy of Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Kellers early work concentrated at the intersection of physics ...

                                               

Jean Kilbourne

Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D. is a public speaker, writer, filmmaker and activist who is internationally recognized for her work on the image of women in advertising and her critical studies of alcohol and tobacco advertising. She is also credited with i ...

                                               

Laura Kipnis

Laura Kipnis is an American cultural critic and essayist. Her work focuses on sexual politics, gender issues, aesthetics, popular culture, and pornography. She began her career as a video artist, exploring similar themes in the form of video essa ...

                                               

Celia Kitzinger and Sue Wilkinson

Kitzinger is Professor of Conversation Analysis, Gender and Sexuality in the Department of Sociology at the University of York. She has a career in academia, having published nine books and contributed over one hundred articles relating to langua ...

                                               

Irena Klepfisz

Klepfisz was born in the Warsaw Ghetto on April 17, 1941, the daughter of Michal Klepfisz, a member of the Jewish Labour Bund Yiddish: der algemeyner yidisher arbeter bund, and his wife, Rose Klepfisz nee Shoshana Perczykow; 1914-2016. In late Ap ...

                                               

Kwon In-suk

Kwon In Suk is a former South Korean labor organizer who inspired women in South Korea to form the Korean Womens Associations United. Kwon is the first woman to bring charges of sexual assault against the South Korean government. She was also con ...

                                               

Jane Larson

Born in Omaha, Nebraska, Larson was a Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude graduate of Macalester College and a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and Articles Editor of ...

                                               

Laura Lederer

Laura J. Lederer is a pioneer in the work to stop human trafficking. She is a legal scholar and former Senior Advisor on Trafficking in Persons in the Office for Democracy and Global Affairs of the United States Department of State. She has also ...

                                               

Dorchen Leidholdt

Dorchen A. Leidholdt is an activist and leader in the feminist movement against violence against women. Since the mid-1970s, she has counseled and advocated for rape victims, organized against "the medias promotion of violence against women", ser ...

                                               

Lucy R. Lippard

Lucy Lippard is an American writer, art critic, activist and curator. Lippard was among the first writers to argue for the "dematerialization" at work in conceptual art and was an early champion of feminist art. She is the author of 21 books on c ...

                                               

Audre Lorde

Audre Lorde was an American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil rights activist. She was a self-described" black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet,” who dedicated both her life and her creative talent to confronting and addressing inju ...

                                               

Kristin Luker

Kristin Luker is Elizabeth Josselyn Boalt Professor of Law in the Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program and Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. Earlier she was the Doris Stevens Chair of Womens Studies at Princeton ...

                                               

Eva Lundgren

Eva Lundgren is a Norwegian-Swedish sociologist. She is an expert on violence against women and sexual violence, particularly in religious contexts. She is Professor Emerita of sociology at Uppsala University. Lundgren is best known for developin ...

                                               

Rozena Maart

Rozena Maart is a South African writer, and professor, currently living in Durban. She is the Director for the Centre for Critical Research on Race and Identity. She has been recognized for her writing, and for her work opposing apartheid and vio ...

                                               

Catharine MacKinnon

Catharine Alice MacKinnon is an American radical feminist legal scholar. She is the Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School, where she has been tenured since 1990, and the James Barr Ames Visiting Professor of ...

                                               

Catherine Malabou

Catherine Malabou is a French philosopher. She is a Professor in the Philosophy Department at the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy at Kingston University, at the European Graduate School, and in the department of Comparative Lite ...

                                               

Amina Mama

Amina Mama is a Nigerian-British writer, feminist and academic. Her main areas of focus have been post-colonial, militarist and gender issues. She has lived in Africa, Europe, and North America, and worked to build relationships between feminist ...

                                               

Emily Martin (anthropologist)

Emily Martin is a sinologist, anthropologist, and feminist. Currently, she is a professor of socio-cultural anthropology at New York University. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and her PhD degree from Cornell ...

                                               

Martha McCaughey

Martha McCaughey is an American academic and author. She is the director of Womens Studies at Appalachian State University. Her research and writings have dealt extensively with evolutionary psychology as applied to gender. Her most recent book i ...

                                               

Lynn McDonald

Lynn McDonald is a university professor, climate activist and former Member of Parliament. She is a former president of the National Action Committee on the Status of Women and was the New Democratic Party Member of Parliament for Broadview - Gre ...

                                               

Wendy McElroy

Wendy McElroy is a Canadian individualist feminist and anarcho-capitalist writer. She was a co-founder along with Carl Watner and George H. Smith of The Voluntaryist magazine in 1982 and is the author of a number of books. McElroy is the editor o ...

                                               

Katherine McKittrick

Katherine McKittrick is a professor in Gender Studies at Queens University. She is an academic and writer whose work focuses on black studies, cultural geography, anti-colonial and diaspora studies, with an emphasis on the ways in which social ju ...

                                               

Carolyn Merchant

Carolyn Merchant is an American ecofeminist philosopher and historian of science most famous for her theory on The Death of Nature, whereby she identifies the Enlightenment as the period when science began to atomize, objectify and dissect nature ...

                                               

Fatema Mernissi

Fatema Mernissi was born on 27 September 1940 in Fez, Morocco. She grew up in the harem of her affluent paternal grandmother along with various female kin and servants. She received her primary education in a school established by the nationalist ...

                                               

Carol Meyers

Carol Lyons Meyers is a feminist biblical scholar. She is the Mary Grace Wilson Professor Emerita of Religious Studies at Duke University.

                                               

Maria Mies

Maria Mies is a German professor of sociology and author of several feminist books, including Indian Women and Patriarchy, Patriarchy and Accumulation on a World Scale, and Women: The Last Colony. She is Professor of Sociology at the Cologne Univ ...

                                               

Mireille Miller-Young

Mireille Miller-Young is a feminist and an associate professor of feminist studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her research explores race, gender, and sexuality in visual culture and sex industries in the United States. Miller ...

                                               

Nancy K. Miller

Nancy K. Miller is an American literary scholar, feminist theorist and memoirist. Currently a Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the CUNY Graduate Center, Miller is the author of several books on feminist criticism, ...

                                               

Sara Mills (linguist)

Sara Mills is Emeritus Professor in Linguistics at Sheffield Hallam University, England. Her linguistic interests are the comparison of linguistic forms of expression in different languages, particularly in reference to politeness. Her another ma ...

                                               

Juliet Mitchell

Mitchell was born in Christchurch, New Zealand, in 1940, and then moved to England in 1944, where she stayed with her grandparents in the midlands. She attended St Annes College, Oxford, where she received a degree in English in 1962, as well as ...

                                               

Chandra Talpade Mohanty

Chandra Talpade Mohanty is a Distinguished Professor of Womens and Gender Studies, Sociology, and the Cultural Foundations of Education and Deans Professor of the Humanities at Syracuse University. Mohanty, a postcolonial and transnational femini ...

                                               

Shahrzad Mojab

Shahrzad Mojab is an academic activist and professor, teaching at the Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education and Women and Gender Studies Institute, at the University of Toronto. Shahrzad has been living in Canada since 1986 with he ...

                                               

Bonnie J. Morris

Bonnie J. Morris is an American scholar of womens studies. She completed a PhD in womens history at Binghamton University in 1989 and has taught at various universities including Georgetown University, George Washington University, and University ...

                                               

Chantal Mouffe

Chantal Mouffe is a Belgian political theorist, formerly teaching at University of Westminster. She is best known for her contribution to the development - jointly with Ernesto Laclau, with whom she co-authored Hegemony and Socialist Strategy - o ...

                                               

Richa Nagar

Richa Nagar is a scholar, creative writer, educator, and theatre-worker who is Professor of the College in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota. Nagars creative and scholarly work makes multi-lingual and multi-genre contribu ...

                                               

Harriet Bjerrum Nielsen

Harriet Bjerrum Nielsen is a Danish philologist and gender studies scholar. She was Professor of Gender Studies at the University of Oslo, and was Director of its Centre for Gender Research from 1993 to 2000 and from 2005 to 2009. Nielsen retired ...

                                               

Stella Nyanzi

Stella Nyanzi is a Ugandan medical anthropologist, feminist, queer rights activist, and scholar of sexuality, family planning, and public health. She was arrested in 2017 for insulting the Ugandan president.

                                               

Marcia Ochoa

Marcia Ochoa is a United States-based professor of Feminist Studies and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is the co-founder of El/La Para TransLatinas and is credited with popularizing the term "tra ...

                                               

Awino Okech

Awino Okech is a Kenyan academic, based at the University of Londons School of Oriental and African Studies, where her "teaching and research interests lies in the nexus between gender, sexuality and nation/state making projects as they occur in ...