Women, Gender & Sexuality is an interdisciplinary department in which students study gender and sexualities with an emphasis on transnational perspectives.

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McKinnon

Selected Publications
2013 - Vital Relations: Modernity and Persistent Life of Kinship. (With Fenella Cannell, eds). Santa Fe: SAR Press.

2008 - Afterward: Adoptive Relations in Theories of Kinship and Modernity.   In Relative Power: Changing Interpretations of Fosterage and Adoption in Pacific Island Societies. Special Issue of Pacific Studies 31(3/4). Jeanette Dickerson-Putman and Judith Schachter, eds.  Pp. 232-247.  

2005 - Complexities: Beyond Nature and Nurture. (With Sydel Silverman, eds). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

McDowell

Selected Publications

Pauline Hopkins. Of One Blood, Or the Hidden Self, edited, And with an Introduction. Simon and Schuster, 2004.

Frederick Douglass.  Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, edited and with an introduction. Oxford University Press, 1999.           

Leaving Pipe Shop:  Memories of Kin. Scribner’s, 1997 Paperback edition, W. W. Norton, 1998.

Period Editor, "Realism, Naturalism, Modernism, 1940-1960."

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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. 

“Pretty hurts”: Acceptance of hegemonic feminine beauty ideals and reduced sexual well-being among Black women