Brooke Johnson
Brooke
Johnson
Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Coordinator
Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Sociology
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-4771
Courses Taught
SOC 331: Military Sociology
SOC 332: Sociology of Education
SOC 335: Sociological Theory
SOC 339: Introduction to Social Statistics
SOC 340: Sociology of Sexualities
SOC 351: Senior Seminar in Sociology
Research Interests
Informed by my broad interest in social inequality, my areas of specialization include: education, militarization, gender and sexualities.
Education

Ph.D., Sociology, 2009, University of California, Riverside

M.A., Sociology, 2005, University of California, Riverside

B.A., Sociology, 2000, Boise State University
 

Selected Publications

Johnson, Brooke. 2019.  "The Erotic as Resistance: Queer Resistance at a Militarized Charter School." Critical Military Studies, Special Issue on School Militarism. DOI: 10.1080/23337486.2019.1608702

Johnson, Brooke. 2018. "Educating for War: Militarization and the Manufacturing of Consent through Public Schooling," Pp. 65-86 in The Palgrave International Handbook of School Discipline: Surveillance, Punishment and Social Control, edited by J. Deakin, E. Taylor A. Kupchik. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Johnson, Brooke. 2014. Culture and Structure at a Military Charter School: From School Ground to Battle Ground. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Johnson, Brooke. 2010. "A Few Good Boys: Masculinity at a Military-style Charter School." Men and Masculinities 12(5):575-596.

Aguirre, Jr., Adalberto and Brooke Johnson. 2005. "Militarizing Youth in Public Education: Observations from a Military-Style Charter School." Social Justice 32(3):148-162.

LWH 2085
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-4771
Office Hours
TBA
Main Campus
Professor Laurie Fuller
Laurie
Fuller
Professor and Program Advisor
Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-4552
Expertise
Feminist Theory and Pedagogy, LGBTQ Studies, Critical Whiteness Studies, Critical Race Studies
Courses Taught
WGS 101: Women's Perspective and Values
WGS 201: Feminist Ideas
WGS 210: Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Studies
WGS 302: Feminist Theory
WGS 311: Lesbian and Queer Cultures
WGS 350: Seminar in Women's and Gender Studies
SOC 306: American Women: The Changing Image
Research Interests
Social Construction of Whiteness, Feminist Pedagogy, Queer Theory and Practice, Anti Violence Work, Community Accountability and Transformative Justice
Education

Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Wisconsin-Madison, December 1996

Dissertation: Disrupting Whiteness: Race, Queerness and Pedagogy

M.A., Educational Policy Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, December 1990

B.A., Women’s Studies and Mathematics, Oberlin College, May 1989

Minor, Feminist Studies and Cultural Studies

Selected Publications

"Don’t Feel White Privilege? It Might Be Political." Radical Pedagogy. Volume 13 Number 1; Winter 2016.

Bannister, S., M. Armato, L. Fuller, and N. Matthews. "Gendered Violence and Interruptions to Education." International Journal of Education and Social Science. Vol. 2 No. 2; February 2015.

Armato, Michael, Fuller, Laurie, Matthews, Nancy, and Meiners, Erica. “Pedagogical Engagements: Feminist Resistance to the Militarization of Education.” Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies, Volume 35, Issue 2, 2013

“Teaching Peace in the Feminist Classroom: Starhawk’s The Fifth Sacred Thing.” Radical Teacher. Number 75, Spring 2006 pp. 28-35

Fuller, L. and Meiners, E. “Reflections: Empowering women, technology and (feminist) institutional change.” Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies special gender and information technology issue. Vol. 26, No. 1. Spring 2005

Fuller, L. and Meiners, E. “Empowering women? Engaging a technology grant for social change.” Journal of International Women's Studies special issue on women in science. Vol. 5, No. 4. May 2004

“If Only They Knew: Problematics of White Dyke Disclosures in Lecture,” JCT The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Curriculum Studies. A juried journal. 12:3, (Winter 1996)

Additional Information

GRANTS

“Effects of violence on women’s retention at NEIU and assessment of related campus responses.” Northeastern Illinois University Research Community Grant, $5,000. An ongoing research into the extent and impact of violence in the lives of NEIU students and university services’ effectiveness, begun fall 2007.

“Empowering Women For Life-Long Success Through Computer Expertise.” A four-year $160,000 Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education (FIPSE), US Department of Education, grant to improve technology skills for women students at NEIU, begun Fall 1999

“Evaluating On-line Communication and Web-based Course Content for Increased Student Learning.” A one-year $3000 Faculty Research and Scholarly Project Grant, NEIU, begun Fall 1999

LWH 2086
5500 N. St. Louis Ave.
Laurie Fuller
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-4552
Office Hours
Varies by each semester
Main Campus
Ariana Bancu
Ariana
Bancu
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Linguistics
College of Arts and Sciences
Expertise
Sociolinguistics, Multilingualism, Language Contact, Language Documentation
Courses Taught
LING 120: Language & Human Behavior
LING 322: Intro to Sociolinguistics
LING 446: Sociolinguistics
LING 450: First Language Acquisition
LING 452: Psycholinguistics
LING 483: Field Methods in Linguistics
Research Interests
Investigating social and linguistic factors that lead to language change and language maintenance in multilingual contexts.
Education

Ph.D. in Linguistics, University of Michigan, 2019, Dissertation title: Dynamics of language contact and language variation: the case of Transylvanian Saxon in the homeland and the diaspora. 
Chair: Marylse Baptista; committee: Robin Queen, Sarah Thomason, Acrisio Pires, Susi Wurmbrand. 

M.A. in Linguistics, Northeastern Illinois University, 2012, MA title: A comparative morpho-syntactic analysis of the code-switches of Romanian immigrants in the USA and in Spain.

Selected Publications

2020 Bancu, Ariana. Two Case Studies on Structural Variation in Multilingual Settings. Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 1, p. 750–764, Mar. 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3765/plsa.v5i1.4760

2019 Bancu, Ariana. Contact-Induced Variation in Transylvanian Saxon Verb Clusters. Language, Vol. 95. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1353/lan.2019.0041

2018 Bancu, Ariana Language profile and syntactic change in two multilingual communities. Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3765/plsa.v3i1.4364

2017 Bancu, Ariana Word Order Variation and Change in Transylvanian Saxon. University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics: Vol. 23.2. Article 3.
Available at: http://repository.upenn.edu/pwpl/vol23/iss2/3

Background

In my work I investigate the connection between language and society from various aspects. As language is an intrinsic part of our lives, language and society are tightly interconnected. Our language use and our attitudes towards different language varieties, whether we look at dialects of the same language, or different languages, reflect power dynamics connected to social class, gender, ethnicity, age, and beyond. I am interested in how minority languages and dialects are affected by more prestigious dominant languages, and I pay special attention to the factors that lead to successful language maintenance. I enjoy doing fieldwork, talking to minority language speakers, learning more about their connection to their mother tongue, and collecting data through interviews.

I also enjoy bringing some of the techniques I use in the field to my classroom and showing students how to conduct linguistic research by investigating the language used around them. The most rewarding part of my teaching is being able to systematically show students that all languages are equally valid. Through this, I hope to empower my students to embrace their own language variety and the linguistic diversity that is part of our society. 

Office Hours
Spring 2021 Virtual Office Hours
Wednesday: 11: a.m.-5 p.m. and other hours by appointment.
Office hours will be held at the following Zoom link:
https://zoom.us/j/93164950105?pwd=T1cycGxtdXIvTUNGL1YraE1PaW0zZz09

I have Remote classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:55 a.m.-12:05 p.m.. I will be unavailable during these times. Email av-bancu@neiu.edu to schedule an appointment.
Main Campus
Curriculum Vitae
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Timothy Barnett
Timothy
P.
Barnett
Professor; Advisor Graduate Program-Composition
English
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-6030
Expertise
Composition history and pedagogy, critical literacy, LGBTQ literature and theory
Courses Taught
ENGL 101 Writing I
ENGL 102 Writing II
ENGL 200 Writing in Context
ENGL 202 World of Drama
ENGL 203 World of Fiction
ENGL 210 WIP: Methods for English Majors
ENGL 335 Written Communication for Business
ENGL 375 The Essentials of Tutoring Writing
ENGL 376 Advanced Composition
ENGL 377 Argumentative Prose
ENGL 433 Seminar in Composition Theory
ENGL 434 Seminar in Basic Writing
WGS 210 Into to LGBTQ Studies
WGS 360 Queer Theory
Research Interests
History of Composition, Composition Pedagogy, Critical Literacy, LGBTQ Literature, Feminist and Queer Studies
Education

Ph.D.; M.A. English, The Ohio State University, 1997
B.A. English, University of Connecticut, 1986

Selected Publications

“’Love Letters:’ Narrating Critical Theory in the First-Year Writing Class.” Open Words 7.1 (Spring 2013): 21-40. Electronic.

“Politicizing the Personal: Frederick Douglass, Richard Writing, and Some Thoughts on the Limits of Critical Literacy.” College English 68.4 (March 2006): 356-81. Print.

Teaching Argument in the Composition Classroom: Background Readings. Bedford/St. Martin’s. 2002.

“Reading ‘Whiteness’ in English Studies.” College English 63.1 (September 2000). 9-37. Print.

Background

Native of Stamford, CT. Father of one son, Tyler Steinkamp.

Room LWH 2016 or B 147
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-6030
Office Hours
Fall 2021 Student Hours
5-6 p.m. Monday at El Centro
6-7 p.m. Tuesday at Main Campus
12-2 p.m. Thursday at Main Campus

Please email appointment requests and messages at least 24 hours in advance to t-barnett1@neiu.edu.
Main Campus
Brandon Bisbey
Brandon
P
Bisbey
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Spanish
World Languages and Cultures
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-4622
Courses Taught
SPAN 481 Contemporary Latin American Narrative
SPAN 419 Topics in Contemporary Mexican Literature
SPAN 418 Novels of the Mexican Revolution
SPAN 378 Mexican Literature
SPAN 315 Spanish Culture
SPAN 314 Latin American Culture
SPAN 310 Advanced Spanish Grammar
SPAN 253 Composition II
SPAN 102 Beginning Spanish II
PORT 101 Portuguese I
WLC 200L Introduction to Latin American Cultures
LLAS 101 Introduction to Latino and Latin American Studies
Research Interests
Contemporary Mexican Narrative, Contemporary Latin American Literature and Culture, Masculinities Studies
Education

Ph.D. Spanish. Tulane University. 2011. Dissertation: Humor and Homosexuality in Contemporary Mexican Narrative.
M.A. Spanish. Tulane University. 2007.
B.A. Spanish and Latin American Studies. University of Texas at Austin. 2004.

Selected Publications

Scholarly articles:

"Humor y matrimonio gay en Utopía gay de José Rafael Calva y La historia de siempre de Luis    Zapata." Revista de Literatura Mexicana Contemporánea. Forthcoming.

“Hacia una literatura de disidencia sexual en México con dos Bildungsromane bisexuales:   Púrpura de Ana García Bergua y Fruta verde de Enrique Serna.” Revista Valenciana. 5.10 (julio-diciembre 2012). Print.

"Cantares de los vientos primerizos: La ironía de una novela zapoteca en español." Revista de Literatura Mexicana Contemporánea 40.16 (enero-marzo 2009): 39-48. Print.

Translations:

Gómez, Antonio. “Argentine Multiculturalism and the Ethnographic Shift in Documentary Cinema: Martín Rejtman's Copacabana.” Social Identities: Journal for the Study of Race, Nation and Culture 19:3-4 (2013): 340-355. Print.

Reviews and journalism:

"The Barbarian Nurseries by Héctor Tobar." (Book Review) El Béisman, elbeisman.com, 1 Apr. 2014. Web. 2 Apr. 2014.

"Come Out Into the Sun." (Review of Illegal: Reflections of an Undocumented Immigrant by José Ángel N.) El Béisman. elbeisman.com, 2 Feb. 2014. Web. 4 Feb. 2014.

"The Real Cost of the War on Drugs." (Review of Dying for the Truth by the editors of Blog del Narco) Pilsen Portal. Pilsen Planning Committee and the Resurrection Project, 4 Nov. 2013. Web. 12 Dec. 2013.

"¿Existe una 'narcoliteratura'? Entrevista con el Dr. Felipe Oliver Fuentes Kraffczyk." Pilsen Portal. Pilsen Planning Committee and the Resurrection Project, 15 Oct. 2013. Web. 12 Dec. 2013.

"On the Border." (Review of The Boy Kings of Texas by Domingo Martinez) Pilsen Portal. Pilsen Planning Committee and the Resurrection Project, 28 Sept. 2013. Web. 12 Dec. 2013.

"De zorros y erizos: testimonio de varias vidas." (Book Review) Pilsen Portal. Pilsen Planning Committee and the Resurrection Project, 4 Jul. 2013. Web. 12 Dec. 2013.

"La transmigración de los cuerpos, de Yuri Herrera." (Book Review) contratiempo 104 (mayo 2013): 5. Print.

"Una herramienta por la paz." (Review of To Die in Mexico by John Gibler) contratiempo 98 (octubre 2012): 8. Print.

Develando el erotismo cotidiano: Bisexual chic en la narrativa mexicana contemporánea." contratiempo 96 (julio-agosto 2012): 22-23. Print.

"Un diálogo en NEIU: Migración y literatura." contratiempo 91 (febrero 2012): 8. Print.

Selected Performances

INVITED LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS:

“Humor y Homosexualidad”. Seminar taught at the Universidad de Guanajuato in Guanajuato, Mexico. November 25-28, 2013.

"Towards a Literature of Sexual Dissidence in Mexico with two Bisexual Bildungsromane: Púrpura by Ana García Bergua and Fruta verde by Enrique Serna.” Migration, Identity and Place: An Interdisciplinary Conference in Celebration of NEIU’s             Latino and Latin American Studies Program and Its New Major. Northeastern Illinois University. Chicago. September 27, 2012.

PAPERS READ AT CONFERENCES:

“Humor y género en la reescritura del México imaginario: Brenda Berenice de Luis Montaño y

‘La jota de Bergerac’ de Carlos Velázquez.” 129th Modern Language Association Annual Convention. Chicago. January 9-12, 2014.

“Humor, homofobia y la integración gay a la modenridad mexicana.” XVIII Congreso de    Literatura Mexicana Contemporánea. University of Texas-El Paso. March 7-9, 2013.

"Púrpura de Ana García Bergua y Fruta verde de Enrique Serna: Dos bildungsroman        bisexuales." XVII Congreso de Literatura Mexicana Contemporánea. University of           Texas-El Paso. March 1-3, 2012.

"Humor and gay marriage in two novels by José Rafael Calva and Luis Zapata." XVI Congreso de Literatura Mexicana Contemporánea. University of Texas-El Paso. March 3-5, 2011.

"Campeones: el boxeador como símbolo de la nación en la literatura mexicana."Creoles, Diasporas, Cosmopolitanisms: Annual Meeting of the American Comparative  Literature Association. New Orleans. April 1-4, 2010.

"Narradores machadianos: a ironia da escravidão." Views and Visions: Perspectives in Iberian and Latin American Literatures. Tulane University. New Orleans. October 9-10, 2009.

"Incongruencias (in)apropiadas: el humor negro y lo grotesco en los cuentos de Claudia Hernández." XXVIII International Congress of the Latin American Studies  Association. Rio de Janeiro. June 11-14, 2009.

"Cantares de los vientos primerizos: La ironía de una novela zapoteca en español." XV Annual Mexican Conference at the Univeristy of Califoria-Irvine. April 30-May 2, 2009.

"De fronteras, y de lo grotesco de la vida posmoderna." XVI Congreso Internacional de Literatura Centroamericana. Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. 16-18 de abril, 2008.

Background

Assistant Professor of Spanish. Northeastern Illinois University 2011-
Teaching Assistant. Spanish and Portuguese. Tulane University 2006-2011
Preceptor. Spanish. Tulane University 2010

LWH 2042
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Department of World Languages and Cultures
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-4622
Office Hours
On sabbatical Fall 2018.
Main Campus
Curriculum Vitae
Vicki Byard
Vicki
F.
Byard
Professor, English, Women's and Gender Studies; Director, First-Year Writing Program
English
Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5815
Expertise
Composition theory and pedagogy, women's studies, LGBTQ+ studies.
Courses Taught
ENGL 101 Writing I
ENGL 102 Writing II
ENGL 303 Contemporary LGBTQ+ Literature
ENGL 310 WIP: Introduction to Composition Studies
ENGL 371 Studies in Women's Literature
ENGL 376 Advanced Composition
ENGL 377 Argumentative Prose
ENGL 427 Pedagogies of College Writing
ENGL 436 Rhetorics of Composition
ENGL 438 Research in Composition
ENGL 439 Stylistics
ENGL 453 Thesis Seminar in English
WGS 101 Women's Perspectives and Values
WGS 210 Introduction to LGBTQ Studies
WGS 350 Seminar in Women's Studies: Reading & Writing Women's Autobiographies
Research Interests
Anti-racism, transgender studies, embodiment, diversity issues in higher education.
Education

B.A. in English and Sociology, Towson State University, 1983
M.A. in English (Rhetoric and Composition), Purdue University, 1985
Ph.D. in English (Rhetoric and Composition), Purdue University, 1993

Selected Publications

Bibliographic Research in Composition Studies. West Lafayette, Ind.: Parlor Press, 2009.

Instructor's Resource Manual for The Allyn and Bacon Guide to Writing, Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1997. Also, Second Edition, 2000.

Background

Vicki Byard joined the NEIU faculty in 1991. Some of the highlights of her career at NEIU have been serving as the Chair of the Task Force for Addressing the Needs of LGBTQ and Women Students (2012), receiving the Martha Thompson Outstanding Faculty Award from the Women's and Gender Studies Program (2017), serving as Chair of the Faculty Senate (2018-2020), serving as Faculty Fellow in the Angelina Pedroso Center for Diversity and Intercultural Affairs (2018-2020), and teaching intensive thesis-writing course to International Relations students at the University of Warsaw (2019). In her personal life, she has raised two children, volunteered for social justice initiatives, and performed stories she has written for live literature events.

LWH 2017
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-5815
Office Hours
Email for details.
Main Campus
Aneta Galary
Aneta
Galary
Instructor
Sociology
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-4802
Courses Taught
SOC 100: Introduction to Sociology
SOC 105: Social Inequalities and Social Change
SOC 214: Sociology of Intimacy, Marriages and Families
SOC 221: Sociology of Work
SOC 306: Women, Gender and the "F Word"
SOC 320: Sociological Analysis
SOC 338: Environmental Sociology
SOC 360: Sociology of Occupations and Professions
SOC 365: Sociology of Globalization
Research Interests
My work focuses on Environmental Sociology, Economic Sociology, and Social Inequalities. I am especially interested in how systems of oppression and privilege are created and maintained by social institutions (work and economy, the state and public policy, media, etc.), and culture. I am also interested in the impact of oppression and exclusion on members of society, and individual and collective actions to generate positive social change.
Education

Ph.D., Sociology, 2007, Loyola University, Chicago

M.A., Sociology, 2003, Loyola University, Chicago

B.A., Public Relations, 1995, Columbia College, Chicago

Selected Publications

Block, Richard, Aneta Galary, and Darryl Brice. 2007.  "The Journey to Crime: Victims and Offenders Converge in Violent Index Offences in Chicago." Security Journal 20:123-137.

Block, Richard, Darryl Brice, and Aneta Galary. 2003. "Traced Firearms and Criminal Violence in Chicago." Proceedings of the Homicide Research Working Group.  Chicago" Loyola University.

Galary, Aneta. 2003. Review of Violent Entrepreneurs: The Use of Force in Making of Russian Capitalism"  by Vadim Volkov. Contemporary Sociology 32:587-588.

 

Selected Performances

Grants and Award

Dissertation of the Year, Social Sciences, Loyola University Chicago, 2007

Arthur J. Schmitt Dissertation Fellowship, 2006-2007

Excellence in Graduate Student Research, Loyola University Chicago, 2006

LWH 2092
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-4802
Office Hours
TBA
Main Campus
Picture of Dr. Stacey Goguen
Stacey
L.
Goguen
Undergraduate Advisor
Philosophy
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5797
Expertise
Feminist Philosophy, Social Epistemology, Philosophy of Science
Courses Taught
PHIL 102-Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 213-Ethics
PHIL 373-Feminist Philosophy
PHIL 311-Writing Intensive Program: Arguing Philosophically
PHIL 375-Philosophy of Science
PHIL-371 Theory of Knowledge
PHIL-353 Feminism and the Philosophy of Science
Research Interests
Stereotypes, Bias, Epistemic Injustice, The Self, Personhood, The Under-representation of Women in Philosophy
Education

B.A. Liberal Arts, St. John's College (Annapolis, MD)

Ph.D Philosophy, Boston University 

Selected Publications

Overcoming Epistemic Injustice, Co-Editor, Forthcoming (Rowman & Littlefield)

 

LWH 3086
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-5797
Office Hours
MW 10:30-11:30 a.m., F 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Main Campus
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Jeanette
M.
Hernández
MA
Administrative Aide
World Languages and Cultures
Expertise
Office Procedures, Political Science, Sociology, Philosophy, Women's Studies, Latin American Cultures, Spanish and French languages
Education

M.A. Political Science, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois, 2010

B.A. Philosophy, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois, 2001

B.A. Sociology, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois, 1997

 

Background

Office Staff, Department of World Languages and Cultures, Northeastern Illnois University, 1992 to present.

Lech Walesa Hall 2040
5500 N Saint Louis Avenue
Department of World Languages and Cultures
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
10:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday through Friday
Nikolas O. Hoel
Nikolas
O.
Hoel
History
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5634
Expertise
Medieval and Byzantine History
Courses Taught
Hist 111A: World History, The West, to 1500
Hist 300A: Ancient Greece
Hist 300B: Ancient Rome
Hist 301: Medieval Europe
Hist 311A: History of England to 1688
Hist 315: Women in Medieval Society
Hist 392: Problems in History: Survey of Byzantine History
Hist 392: Problems in History: Saints and Sinners in the Medieval World
Hist 392: Problems in History: The Crusades
Hist 392: Problems in History: Religion and Reform in the Age of Constantine
Hist 410: Readings in Medieval History
Research Interests
Religious, Social, and Cultural History; Intellectual History; Hagiography; Medieval, Byzantine, and World History; Rome and Late Antiquity
Education

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Medieval and Byzantine History, Ph.D., 2013

LWH 4081
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-5634
Office Hours
Summer 2019: By appointment only
Main Campus
Curriculum Vitae
Lisa Hollis Sawyer
Lisa
A
Hollis-Sawyer
Ph.D.
Associate Professor - Psychology, Gerontology Program Coordinator, Women and Gender Studies Core Faculty
Psychology
College of Arts and Sciences
Graduate Studies and Research
(773) 442-5846
Expertise
Gerontology, Psychology, Women and Gender Studies
Courses Taught
PSYC 401 Gerontology:An Overview
PSYC 402 Developmental Processes in Later Life
PSYC 406 Aging and the Family
PSYC 408 Research methods in Gerontology
PSYC 420 Seminar in Proposal Writing
PSYC 434 Aging Services Network
PSYC 455 Seminar in Aging
PSYC 307 Psych Tests and Measurements
PSYC 308 Psych Tests and Measurements Lab
PSYC 312 Psych Development of Women
PSYC 324 Geropsychology
PSYC 360 Social Psychology
PSYC 365 Industrial Psychology
PSYC 396 Seminar in Psychology
Research Interests
Dr. Hollis-Sawyer conducts research in aging workforce and retirement issues, elder care, older learners, other diversity in aging topics. She also conducts research related to general workplace attitudes, test anxiety, and associated training issues.
Education

The University of Akron, Akron OH

Selected Publications

Hollis-Sawyer, L. (2018).  Dyadic filial research study recruitment and retention: Lessons learned.  In SAGE Research Methods Cases.  New York: Sage. 

Hollis-Sawyer, L. (2017).  Age discrimination in the workplace: Learning from Google’s experience.  In SAGE Business Cases.  New York: Sage. 

Hollis-Sawyer, L. (2016).  Sex therapy. In Goldberg, A. (Editor), The SAGE encyclopedia of LGBTQ   studies.  New York:  Sage Publications.  

Hollis-Sawyer, L. (2016).  Nonbiological, nongestational mother.  In Goldberg, A. (Editor),The SAGE encyclopedia of LGBTQ studies.  New York:  Sage.  

Hollis-Sawyer, L. A., & Dykema-Engblade, A. (2016).  Women and positive aging: An international perspective.  New York: Academic Press.   

Hollis-Sawyer, L. A., & Sawyer, T. P. (2014).  “By the numbers:” Language-based and competency enhancing math instruction to alleviate older women’s math stereotype threat reactions.  International Journal of Education, 6(3), 157-174.  

Hollis-Sawyer, L., & Cuevas, L. (2013). “Mirror, mirror on the wall:” Ageist and sexist “double jeopardy” portrayals in children’s picture books. Educational Gerontology, 39(12), 902-914.

Hollis-Sawyer, L. A. (2011). A math-related decrement stereotype threat reaction among older “non-traditional” college learners. Educational Gerontology, 37(4), 292-306.

Hollis-Sawyer, L. A., Thornton, G. C., III., Hurd, B., & Condon, M. E. (October 2008). Exercises in psychological testing laboratory manual (2nd edition). New York: Allyn & Bacon.

Hollis-Sawyer, L. A. (2008). Exercises in psychological testing laboratory manual instructor’s guide (2nd edition). New York: Allyn & Bacon.

Hollis-Sawyer, L. A., & Sawyer, T. P. (2008). Potential stereotype threat and face validity effects on cognitive-based test performance in the classroom. Educational Psychology, 28(3), 291-304.

Selected Exhibitions

Hollis-Sawyer, Lisa (2014, October). Paradigm shift” in assessing older learners: Toward a positive aging model and testing practice. Paper to be presented at the 2014 Clute Institute international conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Sterns, Harvey, Hollis-Sawyer, Lisa, Smile, Maureen Pierce, Moody, Harry, Taylor, Jill, & Woods-Scott, Urrikka (2014, February). Finding the “Silver Lining”: Promoting Service Careers in Aging. Co-Chair of a symposium presented at the 2014 Association for Gerontology in Higher Education conference, Denver, CO.

Hollis-Sawyer, Lisa (2014, February). Understanding aging through the "eyes" of social media. Poster presented at the 2014 Association for Gerontology in Higher Education conference, Denver, CO.

Hollis-Sawyer, Lisa (2013, November). “Positive aging” assessments of older adults. Poster presented at the 2013 Aging and Society interdisciplinary conference in Chicago, IL.

Hollis-Sawyer, Lisa (2013, March). Older learners in an e-course environment. Poster presented at the 2013 American Society on Aging, Chicago, IL.

BBH 307E
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-5846
Office Hours
Tuesdays, 4-7 p.m.; Saturdays, 1-2 p.m.; Mondays through Fridays, 1-2 p.m. (online) By appointment
El Centro
Main Campus
Nancy A. Matthews
Nancy
A.
Matthews
Professor and NEIU/UPI Chapter President
Justice Studies
Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-4791
Courses Taught
JUST 202 WIP: Justice and Inequality
JUST 338 Introduction to Human Rights
JUST 350 Field Work Seminar
JUST 363 Globalization and the Pursuit of Justice
WGS 312 Women and Global Human Rights
Research Interests
Human rights, gendered violence, social movements
Education

•  Ph.D., Sociology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, 1989
•  M.A., Sociology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, 1983
•  B.A., Sociology, Centenary College, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1978

 

 

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Office Hours
Spring 2019: Monday 2pm-3pm; Wednesday 11:15am-12:15pm; Thursday 9:30am-12pm; and by appointment
Main Campus
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Erica
R.
Meiners
Professor
Educational Inquiry and Curriculum Studies
College of Education
(773) 442-5515
Expertise
Women's and Gender Studies, Faculty Affiliate Latino and Latin American Studies, and Faculty Affiliate Justice Studies
Courses Taught
EDFN 305: Philosophical and Historical Foundations of Public Education
EDFN 416: Cultural Pluralism and the Schools
EDFN 405: Development of Educational Thought
ELAD 429: Research Methods
JUST 328: Social Justice and GLBTQ Issues
SOC 104: School and Society
SOC 320: Sociology of Education
WGS 301: Feminist Engagements in Education
WGS 202: Feminist Activism
Research Interests
Educational Policy: prison/school nexus, lesbian/gay/transgendered/queer lives and schools, poverty, immigration/undocumented students, alternative media in education, critical childhood studies. Justice Movements and Anti-Prison Organizing: anti-racist feminisms, criminalization of undocumented communities, prison abolition and decarceration movements, sex offender registries and community notification laws, sexual and gender violence, militarism, restorative and transformative justice. Methodologies: participatory action research, community-based organizing and research, qualitative research, feminist research methodologies.
Education

1998
Ph.D. Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University, Canada

1992
B.A. Philosophy, University of British Columbia, Canada

 

Selected Publications

Lawston, J. and Meiners, E. (in press 2014). “Ending Our Expertise: Feminisms, Abolition and Scholarship.” Feminist Formations 26(2).

Meiners, E. (in press, 2014). “Trouble with the Child in the Carceral State.” Social Justice: A Journal of Crime Conflict and World Order 39 (2)

Boyd, Michelle and Meiners, Erica. (2013). “Reconstructions.” Lux.

Quinn, Therese and Meiners, Erica, (2013). “From Anti-Bullying Laws and Marriage to Queer Worlds and Just Futures.” QED: Journal of LGBTQ World Making (inaugural issue).

Armato, M., Matthews, N., and Meiners, E. (2013). “Pedagogical Engagements: Engaging Campus Anti-Militarism.” The Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies.

Kumashiro, K. and Meiners, E. (2012). “Flip the Script.” Bank Street College: Occasional Paper Series #27.

Meiners, E. Michaud, L., Pavan, J., and Simpson, B. (2011). “Worst of the worst”? Queer investments in challenging sex offender registries in Canada and in the U.S. Upping the Anti (13), 91–106.

Meiners, E. (2011). “Ending the school to prison pipeline/Building abolition futures.”Urban Review 43 (4), 547–465.

Galaviz, B., Palafox, J., Meiners, E. and Quinn, T. (2011). “The Militarization and the Privatization of Public Schools.” The Berkeley Review of Education 2 (1), 27-45.

Meiners, E. & Quinn, T. (2011). Militarism and education normal? Monthly Review 63(3), 77-86.

Diaz, D., Gómez, C., Luna-Duarte, C., Meiners, E. (2011). “Purged: Undocumented Students, Financial Aid Policies, and Access to Higher Education.” Journal of Hispanic Higher Education (10), 107-119.

Jackson, J. and Meiners, E. (2011). “Fear and Loathing: The Challenge of Feelings in Anti-Prison Organizing.” WSQ: Women’s Studies Quarterly 39 (1 & 2): 268 – 288.

Meiners, E. (2011). “A queer time and place: Educational analysis and intervention in the prison nation.” Powerplay: A Journal of Educational Justice 3 (1): 71 – 86.

Horn, S., Meiners, E., North, C., & Quinn, T. (2010). “Visibility matters: Policy work as activism in teacher education.” Issues in Teacher Education 19 (2): 65-80.

Jackson, J. and Meiners, E. (2010). “Feeling like a failure: Teaching/learning abolition through the good the bad and the innocent.” Radical Teacher (special issue on teaching the PIC) 88: 20-30.

Diaz, D., Gómez, C., Luna-Duarte, C., Meiners, E., Valentin, L. (April 2010). “Organizing tensions: From the prison to the military industrial complex.” Social Justice: A Journal of Crime Conflict and World Order. Special Issue Policing, Detention, Deportation and Resistance 36 (2) 73-84.

Diaz, D., Gómez, C., Luna-Duarte, C., Meiners, E., Valentin, L. (May/June 2010). Dreams Deferred. Academe. http://www.aaup.org/AAUP/pubsres/academe/2010/MJ/feat/diaz.htm

Meiners, E. and Quinn, T. (2010). “Doing and Feeling Research in Public: Queer Organizing for Public Education and Justice.” International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education 23 (2) 147-164.

Meiners, E. (2009). “Resisting Civil Death: Organizing for Access to Education In Our Prison Nation.” Depaul Law School Justice Journal 3 (2) 79-95.

Meiners, E. (2009). “Never Innocent: Feminist Trouble with Sex Offender Registries and Protection in a Prison Nation.” Meridians: Feminisms, race, transnationalism 9(2) 31-62.

Book Chapters

Meiners, Erica and Ross, Sarah. (2014). Margaret Burroughs: Radical Engagements at Stateville Prison.

In Rebecca Zorach, (Ed.), Art Against the Law. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Diaz, D., Gómez, C., Luna-Duarte, C. and Meiners, E. (2013). “Undocumented, Resilient and Organized: Students Build Immigration Justice.” In E. Tuck and K.Wayne Yang, (Eds.), Youth Resistance Revisited, New York NY: Routledge.

Meiners, E., and Shaylor, C. (2013). “Resisting Gendered Carceral Landscapes.” In B. Carlton (Ed.), Women Exiting Prison. New York, New York: Routledge.

Meiners, E. (2013). “Schooling the Carceral State.” In David Scott, (Ed.) Why Prisons? Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Hereth, J., Kaba, M., Meiners, E., Wallace, L. (2012). “Restorative Justice Is Not Enough: School Based Interventions in the Carceral State.” In S. Bahena, P. Kuttner, and M. Ng (Eds.), Disrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Educational Review.

Meiners, E. (2011). “Awful Acts and the trouble with normal.” In E. Stanley and N. Smith (Eds). Captive Genders: Trans embodiment and the prison industrial complex. Boston. South End Press.

Diaz, D., Gómez, C., Luna-Duarte, C., Meiners, E. (in press). “Undocumented Latino Youth: Strategies for Accessing Higher Education.” In P. Noguera (Ed.) Understanding the Disenfranchisement of Latino Males:

Contemporary Perspectives on Cultural and Structural Factors. New York: Routledge. Meiners, E. (2011). “Juvenile Justice.” N. Lesko and S. Talburt (Eds.) Keywords: Youth Cultures. New York: Routledge.

Meiners, E. (2010). “Building an Abolition Democracy; or, The Fight Against Public Fears, Private Benefits, and Prison Expansion.” In S. J. Hartnett (Ed.), Education or Incarceration? Reclaiming Hope and Justice in a Punishing Democracy. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Quinn, T., and Meiners, E. (2010) Seeing Red: Teacher Educators, Social Justice and other "Lightning Rods." (2010). A. Ball & C. Tyson (Eds), Studying Diversity in Teacher Education. AERA (American Educational Research Association) commissioned volume, AERA book Publication.

And other publications in more popular presses including Catalyst, AREA Chicago, No-More-Potlucks, Windy City Times, and MS magazine blog.

Background

Erica R. Meiners teaches, writes and organizes in Chicago. She has written about her ongoing labor and learning in anti-militarization campaigns, educational justice struggles, prison abolition and reform movements, and queer and immigrant rights organizing, in Flaunt It! Queers organizing for public education and justice (2009 (with Therese Quinn), Right to be hostile: schools, prisons and the making of public enemies (2007) and articles in Radical Teacher, Meridians, AREA Chicago and Social Justice. Her work in the areas of prison/school nexus; gender, access and technology; community-based research methodologies; and urban education, has been supported by the US Department of Education, the Illinois Humanities Council and the Princeton Woodrow Wilson Public Scholarship Foundation, among others. Follow her work at http://homepages.neiu.edu/~ermeiner/Meiners/About_Me.html.

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Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-5515
Office Hours
Mondays and Wednesdays: 12-2 p.m.;
Mondays 3:30-5 p.m. and by appointment.
Main Campus
Chris Merchant
Christopher
R
Merchant
Associate Professor, Vice Chair
Psychology
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5884
Expertise
Suicidal ideation and depression among adolescents and young adults; identity development in young adulthood
Courses Taught
Abnormal Psychology (Psych 340)
Psychology of Personality (Psych 330)
Senior Seminar
Research Interests
Identity development among young adults; Depression; Suicidal ideation; Interpersonal connectedness; Internet use; Social networking
Education

Ph.D. from University of Michigan;  B.S. in Psychology from Morehouse College

Bernard Brommel Hall 307 D
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-5884
Office Hours
Summer 2018: Monday and Tuesday from 2-6 p.m.
Main Campus
University Center Lake County
Adam Messinger smiles into the camera.
Adam
M.
Messinger
Associate Professor
Justice Studies
Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-4798
Courses Taught
JUST 101 Introduction to Social Justice
JUST 201 Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
JUST 321 Violence Against Women
JUST 345 Practicum in Justice Studies
JUST 348 Research Methods in Justice Studies
JUST 355 LGBTQ Communities & Crime
JUST 393 Independent Study in Social Justice
ZHON 395 Honors Thesis
Research Interests
• Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Intimate Partner Violence • Teen Dating Violence, Youth Bullying, Child Abuse, & Youth Violence Prevention Programming • Sexual Violence • Gender Identities, Sexualities & Stigma
Education

• Ph.D., Sociology, University of California at Riverside, Riverside, California, 2010
• M.A., Sociology, University of California at Riverside, Riverside, California, 2007
• B.A., Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, 2005

Selected Publications

PEER-REVIEWED BOOKS & BOOK CHAPTERS

Messinger, A. M. (2017). LGBTQ intimate partner violence: Lessons for policy, practice, and research. University of California Press: Oakland, CA.
[http://www.ucpress.edu/book.php?isbn=9780520286054]

Messinger, A. M. (2014). Marking 35 years of same-sex intimate partner violence research: Lessons and future directions. In D. Peterson & V. R. Panfil (Eds.) The handbook of LGBT communities, crime, and justice, 65-85. Springer Science + Business Media Publishing: New York.
[https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-1-4614-9188-0_4]

Messinger, A. M., & Roark, J. (In Press). LGBTQ partner violence. In W. S. DeKeseredy, C. Rennison, & A. Hall-Sanchez (Eds.) The Routledge international handbook of violence studies. Routledge: London.

Messinger, A. M., & Roark, J. (In Press). Transgender intimate partner violence and aging. In M. Houlberg (Ed.) Transgender health and aging: Culturally competent care for transgender aging patients. Springer: New York.

Messinger, A. M., & Koon-Magnin, S. (In Press). Sexual violence in LGBTQ communities. In W. O’Donohue, C. Cummings, & P. A. Schewe (Eds.) Handbook of sexual assault prevention. Springer: New York.

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Fry, D. A., Messinger, A. M., Rickert, V. I., O'Connor, M. K., Palmetto, N., Lessel, H., & Davidson, L. L. (2014). Adolescent relationship violence: Help-seeking and help-giving behaviors among peers. Journal of Urban Health, 91(2), 320-334.
[https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11524-013-9826-7]

Messinger, A. M. (In Press). Bidirectional same-gender and sexual minority intimate partner violence. Violence and Gender.

Messinger, A. M. (2011). Invisible victims: Same-sex intimate partner violence in the National Violence Against Women Survey. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 26(11), 2228-2243.
[http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0886260510383023]

Messinger, A. M. (2012). Teaching content analysis through Harry Potter. Teaching Sociology, 40(4), 360-367.
[http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0092055X12445461]

Messinger, A. M. (2015). Teaching interactionist gender theory through speed dating. Teaching Sociology, 43(2), 154-162.
[http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0092055X14568849]

Messinger, A. M., Birmingham, R. S., DeKeseredy, W. S. (In Press). Perceptions of same-gender and different-gender intimate partner cyber-monitoring. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Messinger, A. M., Davidson, L. L., & Rickert, V.I. (2011). IPV among adolescent reproductive health clinic patients: the role of relationship communication. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 26(9), 1851-1867.
[http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0886260510372933]

Messinger, A. M., Fry, D. A., Rickert, V. I., Catallozzi, M., & Davidson, L. L. (2014). Extending Johnson’s intimate partner violence typology: Lessons from an adolescent sample. Violence Against Women, 20(8), 948-971.
[http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1077801214546907]

Messinger, A. M., Nieri, T., Villar, P., & Luengo, M.A. (2012). Acculturation stress and bullying among immigrant youths in Spain. Journal of School Violence, 9(4), 306-322.
[http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15388220.2012.706875]

Messinger, A. M., Rickert, V. I., Fry, D., Lessel, H., & Davidson, L.L. (2012). Revisiting the role of communication in adolescent intimate partner violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 9(4), 306-322. [http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0886260512438276]

Risser, H. J., Messinger, A. M., Fry, D. A., Davidson, L. L., & Schewe, P.A. (2013). Do maternal and paternal mental illness and substance abuse predict treatment outcomes for children exposed to violence? Child Care in Practice, 19(3), 221-236.
[http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13575279.2013.785932]

Schewe, P. A., Risser, H. J., & Messinger, A.M. (2013). Safe from the start: Evaluating interventions for children exposed to violence. Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma, 22(1), 67-86.
[http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10926771.2013.743945]

Whitton, S. W., Newcomb, M. E., Messinger, A. M., Byck, G., & Mustanski, B. (2016). A longitudinal study of IPV victimization among sexual minority youth. Journal of interpersonal violence, 0886260516646093.
[http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0886260516646093]

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Coltrane, S., & Messinger, A. M. (2008). Men. In W. A. Darity, Jr. (Ed.) International encyclopedia of the social sciences, 80-82. MacMillian Reference.

Messinger, A. M. (2017). The isolation of transgender, undocumented victims of domestic violence. The Huffington Post.
[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/58ac56dbe4b029c1d1f88eeb]

Additional Information

My research centers on intimate partner violence (IPV) – psychological, physical, or sexual abuse within romantic and sexual relationships – among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals. Research has found that LGBTQ individuals are more likely than heterosexuals to experience IPV and its many negative consequences, and yet policies, services, and interventions often overlook this stigmatized population. To help raise awareness about and improve solutions to LGBTQ IPV, I am currently working on several projects:

   o    Co-Editor for what will be amongst the first books published on transgender IPV (est. publication in 2019).
   o    Co-Investigator on a 5-year longitudinal study of the causal pathways leading into and out of healthy and unhealthy sexual minority youth relationships.
   o    Principal Investigator on a multi-city study about peer support for LGBTQ IPV perpetrators.
   o    Co-Principal Investigator on a study about syndemic family violence risk factors and outcomes among LGBTQ and heterosexual-cisgender university students.

I look forward to continuing to serve those who live in what scholars have termed a "double closet": LGBTQ victims silenced not only by fear of their abusers but also by the fear that those who are homophobic and transphobic in society will refuse to help them.

To learn more about this important issue, or if you are interested in future research collaborations, volunteer research positions, speaking engagements, or media interviews, please contact me at my listed University email address.

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Office Hours
Spring 2019: Thursday 9-11:30 a.m.; Friday 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Main Campus
Sophia Mihic
Sophia
Mihic
Professor
Political Science
Philosophy
Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5652
Expertise
Political Theory, Anglo-Analytic and Continental Philosophy, Feminist Theory, “Race,” Class, and the Politics of the Legal Order, The History of Political Thought
Courses Taught
ZHON 193 – Honors Introduction to the Social Sciences
PSCI 216 – American National Government
PSCI/PHIL 390 – Classical Political Theory
PSCI/PHIL 390 Modern Political Theory
PSCI 392 – WIP: Contemporary Political Theory
PHIL 345 – Social and Political Philosophy
PSCI 382/PHIL 382 – Marx Seminar
PHIL 389 – Foucault Seminar
PHIL 387 – Arendt Seminar
PSCI 401 – Classics of Political Science
PSCI 491 – Arendt Seminar
Research Interests
Dr. Mihic’s research and teaching focuses on the philosophy of interpretive inquiry in the social sciences, the work of Hannah Arendt, and the structural grounds of order and identity politics in 20th and now 21st century democracies. She also teaches and writes on the history of political thought, literature and political theory and the politics of the legal order. She was a fellow at the Walt Whitman Center for the Culture and Politics of Democracy, Rutgers University—where she was awarded a grant from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation—and a fellow at the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, University of Illinois at Urbana.
Education

Ph.D., Political Science, Johns Hopkins University, 2000

M.A., Political Science, Johns Hopkins University, 1993

B.A., Political Science, University of Florida 1982

Selected Publications

“‘the end was in the beginning’: Melville, Ellison and the Democratic Death of Progress in Typee,” Jason Frank, ed. The Political Companion to Herman Melville, University of Kentucky Press, January 2014

“Interpretation, Political Theory, and the Hegemony of Normative Theorizing,” Becoming Plural: The Political Thought of William E. Connolly, Alan Finlayson, ed., Routledge, October 2009

“Facts, Values and ‘Real’ Numbers: Making Sense In and Of Political Science,” with Stephen G. Engelmann and Elizabeth Rose Wingrove, The Politics of Method in the Human Sciences: Positivism and Its Epistemological Others, George Steinmetz, ed., Duke University Press, 2005

“Neoliberalism and the Jurisprudence of Privacy: An Experiment in Feminist Theorizing,” Feminist Theory, 9(2), August 2008

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Office Hours
TBA
Main Campus
Curriculum Vitae
Dr. Morgan smiles into the camera.
Francesca
Morgan
Associate Professor
History
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5609
Expertise
U.S. History since 1800; Family, Gender, and Sexuality
Courses Taught
Hist 214: United States History to 1877
ZHIS 214: Honors United States History to 1877
Hist 215: United States History, 1877 - Present
Hist 275: Writing and Methods for Majors
Hist 324: The Civil War and Reconstruction Eras, 1848-1877
Hist 338: Women in American History
Hist 392: Problems in History: Secuality and Intimacy in America
Hist 433: Readings in Nineteenth-Century America (Graduate Colloquium)
Hist 443: Seminar in Nineteenth-Century America (Graduate)
Research Interests
The history of genealogy in the United States since 1800.
Education

Columbia University

History, Ph.D., 1998

Selected Publications

“A Noble Pursuit?: Bourgeois America’s Uses of Lineage.” In The American Bourgeoisie: Distinction and Identity in the Nineteenth Century, eds. Sven Beckert and Julia Rosenbaum, 135-152. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

“Lineage as Capital: Genealogy in Antebellum New England.” New England Quarterly 83, no. 1 (June 2010): 250-282.

Women and Patriotism in Jim Crow America (book). Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2005.

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Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-5609
Office Hours
Spring 2020
Tuesday and Thursday: 12:15-1:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 4:30-6 p.m.
and by appointment.
Main Campus
Curriculum Vitae
Kristen L. Over smiles into the camera.
Kristen
L.
Over
Associate Professor
English
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5833
Expertise
Comparative literature, medieval British literature, medieval Welsh literature, French and Welsh romance, Arthurian literature, poststructural theory, postcolonial theory, feminist theory, gender and sexuality studies
Courses Taught
ENGL 210 WIP:Methods for English Majors
ENGL 221 English Literature: Beginnings to c. 1750
ENGL 307 Medieval Studies: Arthurian Tradition
ENGL 308 English Literature from Beowulf to Malory
ENGL 314 Chaucer and His Age
ENGL 345 Practical Criticism
ENGL 371 Studies in Women's Literature
ENGL 410 Literary Method and Practice
ENGL 430 Studies in Literary Criticism
ENGL 495 Rethinking Race and Gender
WGS 201 WIP: Feminist Ideas
ZHON 192 Honors Introduction to the Humanities
Research Interests
Race and gender, medieval sexualities, epistemologies of ignorance, indigenous American women’s writing, philosophies of identity and freedom, politics of nation and identity
Education

Ph.D. Comparative Literature, University of California, Los Angeles
B.A. Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley

Selected Publications

Book Article. “Warrior Ideal or Sinful Beast? Ambiguous Sovereignty in Culhwch ac Olwen.” In The Language of Gender, Power, and Agency in Celtic Studies. Amber Handy and Brian Ó Conchubhair, editors. Arlen House Press 2013. Examines the sovereign power of God and Arthur  in an early Welsh Arthurian tale.

Book Article. “Hybridity Reconsidered: Rewriting the Literary Welshman in Peredur vab Efrawc.” In Other Nations: The Hybridization of Medieval Insular Mythology and Identity. Wendy Marie Hoofnagle and Wolfram R. Keller, editors. Winter, Heidelberg, 2011. Examines a Welsh version of the Perceval tale in the context of distinct insular identities.

Book. Kingship, Conquest, and Patria: Literary and Cultural Identities in Medieval French and Welsh Arthurian Romance. Routledge Press, 2005. A study of vernacular literature, medieval colonialisms, and state formation focusing on the romances of Chrétien de Troyes and three thirteenth-century Welsh tales.

Book Article. “Transcultural Change: Romance to Rhamant.” In Medieval Celtic Literature and Society. Helen Fulton, editor. Four Courts Press, Dublin 2005. Assessment of the genres of romance/rhamant from a postcolonial perspective.

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Office Hours
Fall 2021 Student Hours
5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday (in person)
12-1:30 p.m. Tuesday (in person)
1-2 p.m. Wednesday (in person)

Or by Zoom appointment. Email k-over@neiu.edu the day before to schedule.
Main Campus
Dr. Olivia Perlow
Olivia
Perlow
Department Chair
Sociology
African and African American Studies
Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Latina/o and Latin American Studies
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-4773
Courses Taught
SOC 105: Social Inequalities and Social Change
SOC 316: Race and Ethnic Relations
SOC 318: Sociology Through Film
SOC 344: African American Women: Feminism, Race & Resistance
SOC 350: Sociology of Black Communities
AFAM 200: Intro to African and African American Studies
AFAM 302: Africans in the Diaspora
Research Interests
Dr. Olivia Nichole Perlow is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology, African & African American Studies, Latino/a/x and Latin American Studies, and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Northeastern Illinois University. Her specializations are social inequalities, critical carceral studies, and liberatory pedagogies. Most of her work comes out of a critical race (black) feminist framework in which she examines intersecting oppressions based on race, class, gender, sexuality, and so forth. She is the published author of multiple articles, book chapters, and co-editor of the anthology Black Women's Liberatory Pedagogies: Resistance, Transformation and Healing Within and Beyond the Academy. She is a proud triple alumna of Howard University, where her political trajectory was fermented, and an activist who continues to challenge the varied and multi-faceted oppressions faced by marginalized/minoritized groups, particularly in the areas of criminal (in)justice and education.
Education

Ph.D., Sociology, 2008, Howard University

M.A., Sociology, 2004, Howard University

B.A., Sociology, 2000, Howard University

Selected Publications

Perlow, Olivia, Durene Wheeler, Sharon Bethea & Barbara Scott (Eds.). (2018). Black Women’s Liberatory Pedagogies: Resistance, Transformation & Healing Within and Beyond the Academy. New York, NY: Palgrave MacMillan.

Perlow, Olivia. (2018). “Anger as Resistance to White Supremacy within and beyond the Classroom” in Perlow, Olivia, Durene Wheeler, Sharon Bethea & Barbara Scott (Eds.)   Black Women’s Liberatory Pedagogies: Resistance, Transformation & Healing Within and Beyond the Academy. New York, NY: Palgrave MacMillan.

Spencer, Zoe and Perlow, Olivia. (2018). “Reconceptualizing Historic and Contemporary   Violence against African Americans as Savage White American Terror (SWAT).”  Journal of African American Studies, Summer 2018. DOI 10.1007/s12111-018-9399-3

Spencer, Zoe and Perlow, Olivia. (2018). “Sassy Mouths, Unfettered Spirits, and the Neo- Lynching of Korryn Gaines and Sandra Bland: Conceptualizing Post Traumatic Slave Master Syndrome and the Familiar ‘Policing’ of Black Women’s Resistance in Twenty-First-Century America.” Meridians: 17(1).  DOI: 10.1215/15366936-6955175

Selected Performances

Grants and Awards

  • The Dr. Melvin Cleveland Terrell Award in Research and Literature, NEIU, 2020
  • Faculty Excellence Award in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, NEIU, 2019
  • Sabbatical Award, NEIU, 2015-2016
  • Summer Research Award, NEIU, 2015
  • Women of Color Leadership Project Award, National Women's Studies Association, 2014 
  • Black Heritage Committee Faculty Excellence Award, 2014
  • Northeastern Programming Board’s Women’s Excellence Award, 2014 NEIU’s Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2014
  • Student Choice Award, NEIU, 2013
  • Pre-Doctoral Teaching Fellowship Award, Northwestern University, 2007 
  • Summer Research Fellowship Award, Texas State University, 2006

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(773) 442-4773
Office Hours
Office Hours
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
and by appointment
Main Campus
Brett Stockdill
Brett
Stockdill
Sociology
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-4772
Courses Taught
SOC 100: Introduction to Sociology
LLAS 101: Introduction to Latino/a & Latin American Studies
SOC 211: Sociological Research Methods
SOC 245: WIP: Social Inequalities
SOC 270: Sociology of Latinas
SOC 310: Social Movements
SOC 312: Sociology of Health and Illness
SOC 342: Internship in Sociology
SOC 343: Sociological Practice and Seminar
SOC 351: Senior Seminar in Sociology
SOC 352: Sociology of HIV/AIDS
Research Interests
My research focuses on the Sociology of HIV/AIDS, Social Inequality, and Social Movements. I am especially interested in how multiple inequalities (racism, sexism, homophobia, classism, etc.) intersect and how oppressed groups respond to and resist these inequalities. For my first book, Activism Against AIDS: At the Intersections of Sexuality, Race, Gender, and Class (Lynne Rienner Press, 2003), I interviewed AIDS activists in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York, and I conducted participant observation in ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power)/Chicago—a direct action AIDS activist group. I examine how inequalities have shaped the AIDS crisis and how LGBTQ people, people of color, prisoners and other groups have organized collectively to combat HIV/AIDS. For my second book, Transforming the Ivory Tower: Challenging Racism, Sexism and Homophobia in the Academy (University of Hawai’i Press, 2012), Mary Yu Danico and I edited an anthology that highlights how professors identify forms of bias and discrimination in higher education as well as forge antiracist, feminist and queer approaches to teaching and mentoring, research and writing, and social justice work. Some of my other publications are listed below. My research and teaching are informed by my experiences as a queer HIV-positive activist. I have been a participant in campus and community activism for free speech and against the AIDS crisis, homophobia, racism and militarism.
Education

Ph.D., Sociology, 1996, Northwestern University

M.A., Sociology, 1991, Northwestern University

B.A., Psychology, 1987, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Selected Publications

2013.  “ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power).” In The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social and Political Movements.  Eds, David A. Snow, Donatella Della Porta, Bert Klandermans, and Doug McAdam.  Oxford, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell.

2012.  (with Mary Yu Danico) Transforming the Ivory Tower: Challenging Racism, Sexism and Homophobia in the Academy.  Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai’i Press.

2012.  “Queering the Ivory Tower: Tales of a Trouble Making Homosexual.” In Transforming the Ivory Tower: Challenging Racism, Sexism and Homophobia in the Academy. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai’i Press.

2011.  “Men’s Responsibility to Challenge Gender Violence.” IMPACT Chicago.  Two part series: August 8 & 15, 2011. http://www.impactchicago.blogspot.com/

2011.  “The Odyssey of the Utterly Fabulous Mario Sierra: Living in the Borderlands.”  The Bilerico Project: Daily Experiments in LGBTQ. Four part series: May 3-6, 2011.  http://www.bilerico.com/2011/05/the_odyssey_of_the_utterly_fabulous_mario_sierra.php#more.

2007.  “Anti-Racist Social Movements.” Encyclopedia of Race and Racism.  Eds. John H. Moore et al.  MacMillan Reference Library.

2003.  Activism Against AIDS: At the Intersections of Sexuality, Race, Gender and Class. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Press.

2003.  (with Lisa Sun-Hee Park and David Naguib Pellow) “Beyond the Hollywood Hype: Using Documentary to Unmask State Oppression Against People of Color." Reversing the Lens: Crossing Cultures through Film.  Eds. Lane Hirayabashi and Jun Xing. Boulder: University of Colorado Press.

2001.  "Blood at the Roots: A Structural Analysis of Racist Violence." Journal of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 38, No. 4.

2001.  "Forging a Multidimensional Oppositional Consciousness: Lessons from Community Based AIDS Activism." Oppositional Consciousness: The Subjective Roots of Social Protest.  Eds. Jane Mansbridge and Aldon Morris. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

1999.  "Social Movements and the Criminal Justice System: The Use of Repression to Undermine AIDS Activism."  Criminal Justice/Social Justice: The Maturation of Critical Thought in Law, Crime and Deviance Theory. Ed. Bruce Arrigo. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Press.

1995.  "(Mis)Treating Prisoners with AIDS: Analyzing Health Care Behind Bars." Research in the Sociology of Health Care - Volume 12. Ed. Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld. Greenwich, CN: JAI Press Inc.

Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
LWH 2089
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-4772
Office Hours
TBA
Main Campus
Durene Wheeler
Durene
Wheeler
Ph.D
Professor
Educational Inquiry and Curriculum Studies
African and African American Studies
College of Arts and Sciences
College of Education
(773) 442-4162
Expertise
Educational Histories of Marginalized Groups ~~ (specifically African Americans and Women)
Social Justice and Anti-Racist Pedagogy
Culturally Relevant Teaching and Learning
Community & Teacher Leadership Training
Authoethnography and Qualitative Research Methods
Curriculum and Instructional Design
Higher Education and Student Affairs
Courses Taught
AFAM 200 Introduction to African and African American Studies
AFAM 301 Foundations of African Civilizations
EDFN 305: Philosophical and Historical Foundations of Public Education
EDFN 307: Psychology of Instruction and Learning
EDFN 314B/WSP 311C: Power, Knowledge & Communities: Feminists Engagements with Education
EDFN 410 Education as a Social Institution
EDFN 451 Research Methods
WGS 101 Feminist Perspectives and Values
Research Interests
Development, Recruitment, and Retention of Diverse Faculty
Blended Instruction
Social Justice and Anti-Racist Education and Teaching Practices
Critical Race Theory and Education
Bias, Cultural Competency and Cultural Awareness
Culturally Relevant Pedagogy
History of Marginalized Groups and Women in relation to education and leadership
Education

B.A. The College of Wooster, Wooster, OH 1989

M.A. The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 1996

Ph.D. The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 2004

Selected Publications

Book

Perlow, Olivia, Wheeler, Durene, Bethea, Sharon, and Scott, BarBara (Eds.). (2018) Black Women’s Liberatory Pedagogies: Resistance, Transformation, and Healing Within and Beyond the Academy. London: Palgrave MacMillan.

Peer Reviewed Articles

Perlow, Olivia, Bethea, S., Wheeler D. (2014) "Dismantling the Master’s House: Black Women Faculty Challenging White Privilege/Supremacy in the College Classroom." Resistance to Teaching Anti-Racism, Special Edition for Understanding and Dismantling Privilege. ONLINE  http://www.wpcjournal.com/article/view/12307

Wheeler, Durene I. (2008) “Answering the Call: Influencing Equity in Education through Teacher Preparation”, pp.63-68, in The Sophist Bane 4(1&2), Spring. 

Book Chapters

Wheeler, Durene I. (2017).  Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda.  In Betty M. Lovelace-Ross (Ed.), A Collection of Sayings of Mama’Nem: The Wit and Wisdom of Mama, Muhdear, and Othermothers (pp. 85-87). Prospect, KY: Professional Women Publishing, LLC.

Wheeler, Durene I., & Nitihirageza, Jeanine  (2013).  Teach Me About Africa: Facilitating and Training Educators toward a Socially Just Curriculum. In Brandon D. Lundy & Solomon Negash (Eds.), Teaching Africa: A Guide for the 21st Century Classroom (pp. 104-111), Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indian University Press.

King, Toni C., Barnes-Wright, Lenora, Gibson, Nancy E., Johnson, Lakesia D., Lee, Valerie, Lovelace, Betty M.,Turner, Sonya, Wheeler, Durene I. (2002). “Andrea’s Third Shift: The Invisible Work of African American Women in Higher Education, pp. 403-415” in This Bridge We Call Home: Radical Visions for Transformation, Gloria Anzaldua and Ana Louise Keating, eds.  New York: Routledge.

Selected Exhibitions

Social Justice Webinar

Constructing Difference: Understanding the Role of Social Justice in the Classroom, WEBINAR, November 8, 2017, Harper College, Palatine, IL.  Web address: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hn90C9e2Cs0&feature=youtu.be

In this webinar, Dr. Wheeler provides an introduction to faculty interested in creating a more socially just classroom. Through an examination of terminology and tenets of social justice as it relates to teaching and learning, participants examine how faculty and student identities impact content, comprehension, and classroom climate

 

Selected Performances

A Diverse Fellow Writes Back: The Success and Pitfalls of Diverse Faculty Recruitment Programs at the National Organization for Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon May 2019

Pedagogy of the Heart: Evoking Empathy Through Literature and Film at the National Association of African American Studies and Affiliates 25th Anniversary Conference, Dallas, Texas February 2017

Empowering Black and Brown Youth: Identifying and Overcoming Degrading Practices in 21st Century Elementary Classrooms at the National Association of African American Studies and Affiliates Annual Conference, Baton Rouge, Louisiana February 2016

The Use of Emotion in the Classroom as Feminist Pedagogy at the National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference Feminist Transgressions, San Juan, Puerto Rico November 2014

Black Women Faculty and Administrators Negotiating the Academy at the National Council for Black Studies 38th Annual Conference, Miami, FL March 2014

 

Background

Durene I. Wheeler, Ph. D., is Professor at Northeastern Illinois University in the department of Educational Inquiry & Curriculum Studies. She holds a Core faculty appointment in African & African American Studies (AFAM) along with Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies (WGS).  Dr. Wheeler has served as Program Coordinator for both AFAM and WGS academic programs.  Additionally, Dr. Wheeler served as founding Graduate Facilitator and Advisor for the Master of Arts in Community and Teacher Leaders program at NEIU. 

Her teaching and research interests include historical intersections of race, class, and gender in U.S. Education, practical application methods of critical race and feminist pedagogy, and helping teachers and parents in fostering more socially justice classrooms and school environments.  Dr. Wheeler has presented at several National and Regional conferences on issues of intersectionality, social justice in education and anti-racist pedagogy.  She is co-editor of the anthology Black Women’s Liberatory Pedagogies: Resistance, Transformation, and Healing within and Beyond the Academy addressing the pedagogical practices of Black women in and outside of the academy across multiple disciplines.

Additional Information

Honors and Awards

2018-2019                   Faculty Award of Excellence Black Heritage Committee

2011-2012                   NEIU Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching

2010-2011                   NEIU Faculty Excellence Award in Service

2009-2010                   NEIU Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching

2008-2009                   Melvin Terrell Black Heritage Excellence Award in Research

 

5500 North Saint Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-4162
Office Hours
By appointment
Main Campus
Sarah M West
Sarah
M
West
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Spanish
World Languages and Cultures
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-4755
Expertise
Literary and Cultural Analysis, Literary Historiography, Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Latin American Literatures and Cultures, The Caste Wars of Mexican Southeast, Contemporary Mayan Literature
Courses Taught
SPAN 416 Latin American Avant Gardes
SPAN 380 Literary Criticism
SPAN 225 Composition I
Research Interests
Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Yucatan Studies, Mayan Studies, Latin American Race Wars, Gender & Race Studies, New Historicism, Political Economy, Psychoanalysis, Marxism, Critical Theory and Philosophy
Education

Ph.D. Spanish.  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 2016
M.A. Spanish.  Ohio University, Athens, OH 2007
B.A. Spanish, Ohio University, Athens, OH 2005

Selected Publications

Book Chapters:

"A Neoliberal Love Spell: Race, Tourism and the Yucatan Peninsula and an

Analysis of Televisa’s Sortilegio." In Mobilized Identities: Mediated Subjectivity and Cultural Crisis in the Neoliberal Era. Ed. Cameron McCarthy. Champaign, IL: Common Grounds Publishing, 2014

Peer-Reviewed Articles:
“Yucateco Pirate Novels and the Discourses of the Mayan Rebel in the Nineteenth-Century Creole Imaginary.” Revista de Estudios Hispánicos. Washington University, St. Louis. Forthcoming. 

Manuscripts--In Preparation:
“Nombrar(se) para ser. Aproximaciones al concepto de raza e identidad en Un hereje y un musulmán (1867) de José Pascual Almazán.” Article in Progress.

The Caste War Narratives: Race, Economy, and Literature in Yucatán and Chiapas, 1841-1958. Book Manuscript Proposal in Progress.

Selected Performances

INVITED LECTURES

“History and Uprising in the Yucatán Peninsula.” The Royal Ontario Museum: ROM Summer Club. Skype. 13 July 2015. Invited Speaker.

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS DELIVERED

“Mayanism, Caste War and the Mexican Revolution: The Shifting Discourses of Race

in the Literatures of Early Twentieth-Century Yucatán.” Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies. Nashville, Tennessee. March 8-11, 2018.

“Toward a Literary History of Mexico’s Henequen Culture.” Latin American Studies Association Conference. Lima, Perú. April 29th-May 1st, 2017.

“Of Savages and Royalty: The Rhetoric of Mayanness in Yucatán’s Nineteenth-Century Literary Register.” Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies. Chapel Hill, North Carolina. March 23-26, 2017.

Background

2018-               Assistant Professor, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois

2017-2018      Visiting Instructor, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington

2010-2017      Graduate Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois

2009-2010     Adjunct Professor, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

2007-2009     Instructor, Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana, Mérida, Yucatán, México
                          Colegio de Negocios Internacionales, Mérida, Yucatán, México
                          Study Abroad Instructor, Ohio University, Mérida, Yucatán, México

2005-2007     Teaching Assistant, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

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