Graduate Minors

picture of Naomi Bennett grad minorNaomi Bennett
Department of Communication Studies

B.A. Theater, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; MFA Television, Film and Theatre, California State University, Los Angeles

Performance studies; Virtual and Digitally Mediated Performance; Digital Posthumanism; Intimacy and Digitally Mediate Communication; Colonialization and Gendering of Modern Postural Yoga in Western Culture; Post 9/11 Zombies and Cultural Unhappiness 
photo of WGS graduate minor Emily BlosserEmily Blosser
Department of Sociology

B.A. German, Joint MPAff and M.A. Eastern European Studies, University of Texas at Austin

Gender and Racial Stratification in STEM; Mixed Methods; Sociology of Gender; Sociology of Work and Occupations
photo of Syndey Epps graduate minorSydney Epps
Department of Education

B.S. Journalism, B.A. Sociology/Criminology, Ohio University at Athens; M.S. Organizational Leadership,   Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University at Daytona Beach

Critical Theories of Race, Gender, and Sexuality; Biopolitics; LGBT Intellectual and Cultural History; Greek Life; Men and Masculinities; Organizational Development and Change; Intersectionality of Religion, Race and Class; Women's Politics
picture of Mia Escott for grad minor pageMia Escott
Department of English

B.A. English/Communication, Auburn University; M.A. English, University of Montevallo

Early Modern English Literature; Renaissance Drama; Shakespeare; Race, Gender & Sexuality
photo of WGS graduate minor Amandine FaucheuxAmandine Faucheux
Department of English

MA Cultural Studies, University of New Mexico

Speculative & Science Fiction; Queer Studies & Theory; Post-Colonial and Ethnic Literature
photo of WGS graduate minor Megan Feifer

Megan Feifer
Department of English

M.A. English (Modern Studies), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Afro-Caribbean Diasporas in the U.S. and Postcolonial Literatures and Theories

picture of Elizabeth Gardner grad minorElizabeth Gardner
Department of English

B.A. English, Samford University; M.A. English, University of Georgia

Southern Literature; Women Writers from the 20th and 21st Centuries
photo of Shaofei Han graduate minor

Shaofei Han

Department of Education

M.A. Curriculum and Instruction, East China Normal University, Shanghai

Curriculum Theory, Post-Structural Feminist Theory, Continental Philosophy, Asian Philosophy, Teacher Education and Philosophy for Children


CharlaCharla Allyn Hughes
Department of English

B.A. English and Italian, Vassar College; M.A. English with Graduate Certificate in Editing and Publishing, Florida State University

Twentieth-Century British and American Literature, Women's and Gender Studies, Postcolonial and Multicultural Literature, Cosmopolitanism, Transnationalism, the City Novel
photo of WGS graduate minor Minjie LiMinjie Li
Manship School of Mass Communication

M.M.C. Mass Communication, Louisiana State University

Media Psychology; Transgender Studies; Media Diversity, Inequality and Intersectionality; Emerging Technology, Amateurism and Public Affairs; Technology and Body and Embodiment
photo of WGS graduate minor Alecia Nance McNeillAlecia Nance McNeill
Department of Education

B.L.S. University of Mary Washington; M.A. George Washington University; M.A. Louisiana State University, Ed.S. Louisiana State University

Caribbean Studies; Transatlantic History & Cultural Migrations; Womanist Theories; Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Pedagogy; Critical Theories; Anti-Racist Pedagogy; Indigenous Knowledges in Education; Decolonizing Education; Community Schools; Diversity & Inclusiveness in K-16 Education
Photograph of WGS graduate minor Lauren RackleyLauren Rackley
Department of English

B.A. Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College at the University of Mississippi; M.A. Louisiana State University

Feminist Rhetoric; Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Popular Culture; Digital Media Studies

Fernando Rodriguez
Department of History

B.A. Loyola University; M.A. University of New Orleans

Women and Gender in the Middle East and North Africa

photo of Cristina Rosell graduate minorCristina Rosell
Department of English

B.A. English, Florida International University; M.A. English and American Literature, New York University

Early Modern British Literature; Genre Studies, with special attention to Drama, Masques, Lyric and Epic Poetry; Court, Material, and Visual Cultures; and Feminist and Queer Theories
photo of WGS graduate minor Danielle ThomasDanielle Thomas
Department of Sociology

B.A. Sociology and Humanities with a minor in French, Milligan College

Community; Race; Poverty; Action Research; Feminist Methodology
photo of WGS graduate minor Catherine L. ThurmondCatherine L. Thurmond
Master of Arts in Liberal Arts Program

B.A. Sociology, Southeastern Louisiana University

Materialist Feminism; Queer Theory; Marxism; Monique Wittig; Memoir and Autobiography; Continental Philosophy; Second Wave Feminism
photo of WGS graduate minor Alex TorresAlex Torres
Department of English

B.A. English and Spanish, Mississippi University for Women

Culture Studies; Female Leadership Development; Linguistics
photo of christopher vincent graduate minorChristopher Vincent
Department of Communication Studies

B.A. English, M.A. Communication Studies, University of Louisville

Rhetoric and Culture; Gender and Sexuality


cannonJordan L. Von Cannon
Department of English

M.A. English, University of Kansas

Nineteenth-century American Literature, U.S. Women's Writing, the American Immigrant Novel, the City Novel, Digital Humanities, Women's and Gender Studies, Feminist Narratology, and Theory of the Novel
Second Picture of Kareem Wall Graduate MinorKareem Wall
Department of English

B.S.E. Secondary English, University of Kansas

Shakespeare, Medieval/Renaissance, Early American, Black Studies