Coordinating Council

The Coordinating Council is responsible for various aspects of the WGSS program, including professional development for faculty, the annual WGSS awards ceremony, and undergraduate as well as graduate advising. The Council is comprised of joint and affiliated faculty members who serve two-year terms. If you are interested in serving on the Coordinating Council, please contact the office at

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 Coordinating Council

Benjamin Kahan- Interim Director

Christine Corcos- Executive Committee

Sarah Becker- WGSS Title IX Liaison

Asiya Alam & Elaine Maccio- Awards

Catherine Jacquet & Peter Cava- WGSS 2500

Michael Bibler, Ashley Mack, Margaret-Mary Sulentic Dowell & Helen Regis- Curriculum

Leslie Tuttle, Naomi Bennett & Joy Blanchard- Recruitment Committee

Challen Nicklen- Undergraduate Advisor to the Coordinating Council

Kami Rutherford - Undergraduate Program Coordinator