Gender Studies Archive

Scott Melzer, Albion College – Manhood

The ideals of manhood are changing. Scott Melzer, professor of sociology at Albion College, discusses four

Lori Marso, Union College – Feminist Cringe Comedies

On Union College Week: Do you cringe sometimes while watching your favorite comedian? Lori Marso, professor

Shauna MacDonald, Villanova University – Women Lighthouse Keepers

The history of lighthouses includes many women. Shauna MacDonald, associate professor of communication at Villanova University,

Jessica Trisko Darden, American University – Insurgent Women

Women join terrorist groups for the same reasons as men, but their roles aren’t always the

Sarah Finley, Christopher Newport University – Hearing Voices of Women Past

Women are speaking louder than ever in certain areas of society. Sarah Finley, assistant professor of

Brian Earp, Yale University – Pain and Gender

On This Student Spotlight: Does our sex determine how our pain is measured? Brian Earp, PhD

Kathryn Anthony, University of Illinois – Potty Parity

One way to see gender discrimination in action is to look at the lines in public

Celene Reynolds, Yale University – Title IX

How is Title IX being used to combat gender inequalities in higher education? Celene Reynolds, PhD

Melissa Deckman, Washington College – The Evolving Role of Women in Politics

On Washington College Week: Women’s political participation is on the rise. Melissa Deckman, professor of political

Russ Crawford, Ohio Northern University – Female Participation in Football Leagues

We’ve always heard that football as a masculine sport. Russ Crawford, professor of history at Ohio