Women and Gender Studies faculty teach in all four colleges and the library, offering diverse experiences and learning opportunities for our students.
Assistant Professor, Women’s Studies and Sociology/Anthropology
Associate Director, Capital Scholars Honors Program
Ph.D. Cultural Anthropology, Duke University
Phone: (217) 206-7937
Office: UHB 3037
Teaching Interests: feminist theories, postcolonial women’s issues, cultural studies, social change theories, labor, sex work, and India.
Professor, Women’s Studies and Legal Studies
Women’s Studies Department Chair
Phone: (217) 206-7423
Office: UHB 3034
Deborah Kuhn McGregor
Associate Professor, Women’s Studies and History
Ph.D. History, Binghamton University
Phone: (217) 206-7439
Office: UHB 3063
Teaching Interests: United States history—especially nineteenth-century history—but also United States women’s history; history of the family; the history of childhood; oral history; women, health and healing; the history of medicine; and the history of childbirth.
Accomplishments: Dr. McGregor has written on the history of gynecology and obstetrics, and is the author of the book From Midwives to Medicine.