Faculty


Tamara Kneese

Program Director
(415) 422-5871

Tamara Kneese received her PhD in Media, Culture, and Communication from New York University, her MA in Social Sciences from the University of...

Education:

PhD, New York University | MA, University of Chicago | BA, Kenyon College

Courses:

Davies Seminar, Introduction to Media Studies, Media History, Media Research, Honors Seminar in Media Studies

Bernadette Barker-Plummer

Professor
(415) 422-6187

Bernadette Barker-Plummer received her PhD from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, her MA from the University...

Education:

BA, Edinburgh University in Scotland | MA, University of Texas at Austin | PhD, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania

Courses:

Communication for Change, Media Theory & Criticism, Media Research, Media Internship, Directed Study, Politics & the Media, Gender & the Media, Undoing Gender

Paula Birnbaum

Professor
(415) 422-5167

Paula Birnbaum is an Associate Professor of Arts History/Arts Management at USF. Paula is a specialist in modern and contemporary art and holds a...

Education:

PhD, History of Art, Bryn Mawr College | MA, History of Art, Bryn Mawr College | BA, History of Art and French Literature, Bowdoin College

Courses:

Museum Studies I, Modern & Contemporary Art, Women & Art, Special Topics, Directed Study/Research, Museum Studies: History/Theory

Sarah Burgess

Associate Professor
(415) 422-6055

Sarah Burgess is an Associate Professor in Communication Studies, Gender and Sexualities Studies, and Critical Diversity Studies. Working at the...

Education:

PhD/MA, Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley | MA/BA, Communication Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Courses:

Rhetoric & the Public Sphere, Rhetoric of Social Movements, Rhetoric of Law, Rhetorics of Sex, Gender, and Sexuality, Directed Project, Topics in Comm Studies, Communication Studies Internship, Special Topics, Special Topics

Nicole Raeburn

Associate Professor
(415) 422-5760

Nikki has a longstanding passion for sociology, social justice, good food and good films, traveling, dancing, laughing, and spending time with family...

Education:

PhD, Ohio State University

Courses:

Diversity/Amer Families, Feminism and the Body, Sex and Sexualities, Directed Reading, Sociology Capstone Sem

Stephanie Sears

Associate Professor
(415) 422-5482

Stephanie Sears received her BA in psychology from Stanford University, and her MA and PhD from Yale University's joint program in African American...

Education:

PhD, African American Studies and Sociology, Yale University | MA, African American Studies and Sociology, Yale University

Courses:

Social Problems, Esther Madriz: Hip Hop in Global Perspective, Community Organizing, Directed Study, Directed Reading

Annick Wibben

Professor
(415) 422-5058

Annick T.R. Wibben is professor of Politics and International Studies as well as the director of the Peace and Justice Studies program. She...

Education:

PhD, International Politics, University of Wales, Aberystwth, UK | M.Soc.Sc., International Relations and European Studies, University of Tampere, Finland | Vordiplom, Economics, University of Hamburg, Germany

Courses:

Intro to Int'l Politics, Special Topics in Politics, Politics of War & Peace, Feminist International Relations

Christine Young

Associate Professor
(415) 422-6733

Christine Young is Director of the Honors College. As a feminist theater practitioner, Professor Young’s research combines creative and scholarly...

Education:

MFA, Theater Directing, University of Iowa | BA, Religion, Princeton University

Courses:

Directed Study, Special Topics, Directed Study, Theater and Social History, Contemp Perf. Practices (COPP), Sexuality, Performance and Culture, Cabaret Production, Workshop: Play Production, Special Topics in Theater, Directed Study

Contact Info

Gender and Sexualities Studies

Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Kalmanovitz Hall 260 (415) 422-5706