People

Christian Gundermann, Chair
Associate Professor of Gender Studies; Chair of Gender Studies
Phone: 
413-538-2410
Office: 
311 Shattuck Hall
Queer and feminist theory, cultural theory (including poststructuralism, postcolonial theory, film theory, postdictatorship cultures in Latin America, political economy, psychoanalysis), critical animal studies, interspecies entanglements at the level of
Bridget Barrett
Senior Administrative Assistant
Phone: 
413-538-2257
Office: 
109 Shattuck Hall
Martha Ackmann
Senior Lecturer in Gender Studies
Phone: 
413-538-2564
Office: 
313 Shattuck Hall
Women athletes, women in aviation and space, women in national politics, U.S. women’s movements, Emily Dickinson; narrative non-fiction; journalism; media; women’s public voices
Amber Douglas
Associate Professor of Psychology and Education and Gender Studies
Phone: 
413-538-2086
Office: 
311 Reese Psych-Ed Building
Chaia Heller (On leave)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Gender Studies & Politics
Phone: 
413-538-3369
Office: 
315 Shattuck Hall
Feminist theory, contemporary political theory, race and American political thought, democracy, and globalization
Jacquelyne Luce
Visiting Lecturer in Gender Studies
Phone: 
538-3369
Office: 
Shattuck 315
Karen Remmler
Professor of German Studies; Director of Five College Women's Studies Research Center; Professor of Gender Studies
Phone: 
413-538-3066
Office: 
306 Shattuck Hall
Gender, memory and space; contemporary German and Austrian women writers; German Jewish studies; transnational studies of memory and proper burial, politics of postwar memorialization in German and Japanese cultures
Erika Rundle
Associate Professor of Theatre Arts and Gender Studies
Phone: 
413-538-2440
Office: 
305 Shattuck Hall
Office hours: 
Wednesday 1-4 and by appointment
Theatre history; dramatic theory; performance studies; critical animal studies; Darwinian literary criticism; translation
Stina Soderling
Five College Dissertation Fellow
Phone: 
538-3460
Office: 
108 Shattuck Hall
Eleanor Townsley (on leave)
Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies
Phone: 
413-538-2803
Office: 
122 Porter Hall
The sociology of intellectuals; cultural sociology; sociology of gender; history of sociology; research methods; social theory; the public sphere
Angela Willey
Five College Assistant Professor of Feminist Science Studies
Areas of research include feminist science studies; history of race, gender, and sexuality in science; cultural studies; sexuality; monogamy