Guests at UCGS
UCGS is often visited by prominent guest professors and guest lecturers. They give our researchers invaluable support, and help them build a national and international network.
Naomi Scheman is a Professor in the Departments of Philosophy and of Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies at the University of Minnesota.
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Gabriele Griffin is one of the visiting professors in Gender Studies at Umea University, and Professor of Women's Studies at the University of York in the UK.
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Nira Yuval-Davis is a Professor and Doctoral Course Director in Gender, Sexualities and Ethnic Studies at the University of East London. Professor Yuval-Davis is an elected member of the Academy of the Learned Societies for the Social Sciences and has been a founder member of the international research network on women in militarized conflict zones. She has been an expert consultant to, among others, UNDP, Amnesty International and the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women.
Nira Yuval-Davis has published widely (19 written and edited books and more than a hundred refereed articles and chapters in books). She has written extensively on theoretical and empirical aspects of nationalism, racism, fundamentalism, citizenship and gender relations in Britain & Europe, Israel and other settler societies. Her book Gender and Nation (Sage, 1997) has been translated by now to seven different languages.
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Jeanne Marecek is a Senior Research Professor and Professor Emerita at Swarthmore College (USA). She was a member of the Psychology Department, the Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, and the Asian Studies Program.
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Susan Phillips is a family physician and professor at Queen’s University in both the School of Medicine and Community Health and Epidemiology.
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Jacqueline Van Gent
Jacqueline Van Gent is a historian in the Department of Gender Studies at The University of Western Australia in Perth. She is also a research professor with the Australian Research Centre of Excellence on the History of Emotions (1100-1800) at UWA. Her research areas are gender and religion, gender and emotions, colonialism and gendered encounters, masculinities. She work in the later colonial and in the early modern period.