Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
College of Arts and Humanities

Statesboro Faculty

WGSS Program Director

Dr. Lisa Costello, Associate Professor, Writing and Linguistics, Director, Women’s and Gender Studies

WGSS Executive Board Faculty  

Dr. Nikki DiGregorio, Assistant Professor, Child and Family Development

Dr. Michelle Haberland, Professor, History

Dr. Nancy Malcom, Associate Professor, Sociology

Dr. Trent Maurer, Professor, Child and Family Development

Dr. Gulzar H. Shah,  Associate Professor, Health Policy and Management

Dr. Marieke Van Willigen, Professor and Department Chair, Sociology and Anthropology

Dr. Robert Yarbrough, Associate Professor, Geography

Core Faculty

Core Faculty teach courses in the Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies major, minor, or concentration, serve on committees relevant to their interests and desires, and assist with program planning and events.

Dr. Lisa Costello, Associate Professor, Writing and Linguistics, Director, Women’s and Gender Studies

Dr. Maria Adamos, Associate Professor, Literature and Philosophy

Dr. Laura E. Agnich, Associate Professor, Criminal Justice and Criminology

Dr. Heidi Altman, Associate Professor, Anthropology

Dr. Lori Amy, Professor, Writing and Linguistics

Dr. Courtney Burns, Assistant Professor, Political Science and International Studies

Dr. Nikki DiGregorio, Assistant Professor, Child and Family Development

Dr. Beverly Graham, Associate Professor, Communication Studies

Dr. Michelle Haberland, Professor, History

Dr. Nancy Malcom, Associate Professor, Sociology

Dr. Robert Pirro, Professor, Political Science

Dr. Alyson Prude, Assistant Professor, Literature and Philosophy

Dr. April Schueths, Associate Professor, Sociology

Dr. Anastatia Sims, Professor, History

Dr. Stephanie Sipe, Professor, Legal Studies

Dr. Cathy Skidmore-Hess, Associate Professor, History

Dr. Jennifer Sweeney-Tookes, Assistant Professor, Anthropology

Dr. Baker A. Rogers, Assistant Professor, Sociology

Dr. Clare Walsh, Lecture, Sociology and Anthropology

Affiliated Faculty  

Affiliated Faculty maintain teaching and research interests in areas relevant to Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, serve on committees relevant to their interests and desires, and assist with program planning and events.

Dr. Elizabeth Butterfield, Associate Professor, Literature and Philosophy

Dr. Rebecca Davis, Associate Professor, Criminal Justice and Criminology

Katherine Fallon, Lecturer, Writing and Linguistics

Dr. Brain K. Feltman, Associate Professor, History

Dr. Christina M. Gipson, Assistant Professor, Sport Management

Dr. Laurie A. Gould, Associate Professor, Criminal Justice and Criminology

Dr. Amy Hackney, Professor, Psychology

Dr. Barbara Hendry, Associate Professor, Anthropology

Dr. Jeff Jones, Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management

Dr. Tahseen Kazi, Assistant Professor, Political Science and International Studies

Dr. Jerri Kropp, Associate Professor, Child and Family Development

Dr. Addie Martindale, Assistant Professor, Human Ecology

Dr. Trent Maurer, Professor, Child and Family Development

Dr. Laura A. Milner,  Retired

Dr. Linda Roherer Paige, Retired

Dr. Sandra Peacock, Retired

Dr. Candy Schille, Associate Professor , Literature and Philosophy

Jared Sexton, Associate Professor, Writing and Linguistics

Dr. Gulzar H. Shah,  Associate Professor, Health Policy and Management

Dr. Stacy W. Smallwood, Assistant Professor, Community Health Behavior and Education

Dr. Carl (Kip) Sorgen, Assistant Professor, Leadership, Technology, and Human Development

Dr. Marieke Van Willigen, Professor and Department Chair, Sociology and Anthropology

Dr. Robert Yarbrough, Associate Professor, Geography

Last updated: 8/15/2019

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies • Carroll, Room 2288D • P.O. Box 8049 • Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-7978

Lisa Costello • 912-478-5561 • lacostello@georgiasouthern.edu

Jane Rago • 912-344-2937 • jrago@georgiasouthern.edu