The Interethnic Imagination: Roots and Passages in Contemporary Asian American Fiction, Oxford University Press, 2009
The Daughter’s Return: African-American and Caribbean Women's Fictions of History, Oxford University Press, 2001
Sissy Insurgencies: A Racial Anatomy of Unfit Manliness (Duke UP), Forthcoming
Manning the Race, New York University Press, 2004
The Contours of Masculine Desire, Oxford University Press, 1989
Lisa Shutt is an Associate Professor in the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies. She earned her Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology at the University of Virginia in 2010 after earning her M.A. at the University of Chicago. Before her appointment to the Department of African American and African Studies, Shutt served as an Association Dean and taught for several years in UVA’s Department of Anthropology and in several of the University’s interdisciplinary programs including Women, Gender & Sexuality, Global Development Studies, and Media Studies. Ms.
“The Episcopal Career of Gregory of Elvira” Journal of Ecclesiastical History (to appear April 2014).
“The Patristic Reception of Luke and Acts: Scholarship, Theology and Moral Exhortation in the Homilies of Origen and John Chrysostom”, in Issues in Luke-Acts (ed. S. Adams and M. Pahl; Gorgias Press, 2012), pp. 263-86.
Program Director for the Young Women Leaders Program and Engaged Scholarship. Jaronda graduated from Spelman College with a B.A. in Psychology/Military Science. She later earned her M.S. from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in Counselor Education with a Concentration in School Counseling and Dropout Prevention. She also holds a Ph.D.
She is the author of Ovid's Causes: Cosmogony and Aetiology in the Metamorphoses(Michigan, 1994) a commentary on Ovid's Metamorphoses 14 (Cambridge, 2009), and articles on Ovid, Roman Elegy, Roman gardens, and Statius. Her current research interests include ancient garden literature, gender, and the poetics of commencement.
Andrea Press is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Media Studies and Sociology at the University of Virginia, where she also served as Executive Director of the Virginia Film Festival and serves as a College Fellow. She came to the University of Virginia in 2006 to shepherd the Media Studies Program to departmental status and to begin its graduate program. Her last appointment was at the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, where she directed the Media Studies Program for nine years, was one of the producers of the Roger Ebert Festival of Overlooked Films, received the Arnold O.
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WGS is thrilled to announce that Dr. Tiffany King will be joining us this fall as Associate Professor of Women, Gender and Sexuality!
In fall 2022, she will assume the Barbara and John Glynn Research Professorship in Democracy and Equity.