Affiliates

Affiliates of the Gender Institute are faculty and professional staff from across the university who conduct and support research and education on women and gender.  Affiliates contribute ideas and advice to help shape the institute's programs and priorities, and they also serve on many of the institute's committees. If you would like to become an Affiliate, please contact Director Carrie Bramen at bramen@buffalo.edu.

Rachel Ablow

Professor; Director of Humanities

Department of English

Robert Adelman

Associate Professor and Chair

Department of Sociology

Kafuli Agbemenu

Assistant Professor

School of Nursing

Dianne Avery

Professor Emerita

School of Law

Laina Y. Bay-Cheng

Professor; Associate Dean for Faculty Development

School of Social Work

Ling Bian

Professor

Department of Geography

Mary Bisson

Professor ; Director of MA Program

Department of Biological Sciences

Gale R. Burstein, MD, MPH, FAAP

Commissioner, Erie County Department of Health; Clinical Professor of Pediatrics

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Hadar Borden

Program Director

Blackstone Launchpad

Irus Braverman

Professor; Adjunct Professor

School of Law; Department of Geography

David R. Castillo

Professor

Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures

Diane Christian

SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor

Department of English

Meredith Conti

Assistant Professor

Department of Theatre & Dance

Filomena Critelli

Associate Professor; Undergraduate Studies Coordinator

School of Social Work

Sarah Elder

Professor

Department of Media Study

Gretchen Ely

Professor; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

School of Social Work

Christian Flaugh

Associate Professor

Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

Sharonah Fredrick

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

Jo Freudenheim

UB Distinguished Professor; Professor; Chair

Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

Joseph Gardella

SUNY Distinguished Professor

Department of Chemistry

Laura Garofalo

Associate Professor

Department of Architecture

David Luis Glisch-Sánchez

Assistant Professor

Department of Global Gender & Sexuality Studies

Judith Goldman

Associate Professor; Director of Poetics Program

Department of English

Donald Grinde

Professor; Director of Graduate Studies

Department of Transnational Studies

Walter N. Hakala

Associate Professor; Director of Asian Studies Program

Departments of Asian Studies and English

Graham Hammill

Professor; Vice Provost for Graduate Education; Dean of the Graduate School

Dean of Graduate School

Dan Hess

Professor; Chair of Urban Planning

School of Architecture and Planning

Stacy Hubbard

Associate Professor

Department of English

Joyce Hwang, AIA

Associate Professor; Associate Chair

Department of Architecture

Jonathan Katz

Associate Professor

Visual Studies Doctoral Program, Director

Robert Keefe

Associate Professor

School of Social Work

Myung Mi Kim

Professor; James H. McNulty Chair of English

Department of English

Wooksoo Kim

Associate Professor

School of Social Work

Carolyn Korsmeyer

Professor

Department of Philosophy

Shiu-Ming Kuo

Associate Professor Emeritus

Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

Melinda Lemke

Assistant Professor; Program Advisor of Education Leadership and Policy for Equity Minor

Department of Educational Leadership and Policy

Arabella Lyon

Professor; Director of Graduate Studies

Department of English

Ruth Mack

Associate Professor; Associate Chair

Department of English

Sam Magavern

Adjunct Instructor

School of Law, Co-Director, Partnership for the Public Good

Martha Malamud

Professor; Director of Graduate Studies

Department of Classics

Laura Mangan

Research Instructor

Epidemology & Environmental Health

Carine Mardorossian

Professor

Department of English

Andrea Markelz

Professor

Department of Physics

Ndubueze Mbah

Assistant Professor

Department of History

Theresa McCarthy

Associate Professor

Department of Transnational Studies

Martha T. McCluskey

Professor, William J. Magavern Faculty Scholar

School of Law

Patrick McDevitt

Associate Professor

Department of History

Christopher Mele

Professor

Department of Sociology

Tara Melish

Professor; Director of the Buffalo Human Rights Center

School of Law

Christina Milletti

Associate Professor; Director of Creative Writing

Department of English

Kathleen Murphy

Manager of Network Operations

Network And Classroom Services

Nadine (Shaanta) Murshid

Assistant Professor

School of Social Work

Athena D. Mutua

Professor; Floyd H. & Hilda L. Hurst Faculty Scholar

School of Law

Yunju Nam

Associate Professor

School of Social Work

Kalliopi Nikolopoulou

Associate Professor; Director of Graduate Studies

Department of Comparative Literature

Judith Olin

Assistant Clinical Professor; Director, Family Violence and Women’s Rights Clinic

Law School

Catherine Olsen

Professor Emerita

Mathematics

Elizabeth Otto

Associate Professor

Modern & Contemporary Art History;

Ewa Plonowska Ziarek

Julian Park Professor of Comparative Literature; Director of Undergraduate Studies

Department of Comparative Literature

Eric D. Pritchard

Associate Professor

Department of English

Pavani Ram

Research Professor

Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

Margaret Rhee

Assistant Professor

Department of Media Study

Kate Rittenhouse-Olson

Professor; Emeritus

Department of Biotechnical and Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Sarah A. Robert

Associate Professor; Director of Social Studies Education Program

Department of Learning & Instruction

Pam Rose

Coordinator of Web Services and Library Promotion

University Libraries

Claire S. Schen

Associate Professor

Department of History

Randy Schiff

Associate Professor; Director of Graduate Placement

Department of English

David Schmid

Associate Professor

Department of English

Erik Seeman

Professor; Department Chair

Department of History

Marla Segol

Associate Professor; Director of Undergraduate Studies

Global Gender Sexuality Studies

Satpal Singh

Professor

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Korydon Smith

Professor; Chair

Department of Architecture

Debra Street

Professor

Department of Sociology

Beth Tauke

Associate Professor

Department of Architecture

Jennifer Temple

Associate Professor; Director of the Nutrition and Health Research Laboratory; Graduate Program Director

School of Public Health and Health Professions

Gwynn Thomas

Associate Professor

Department of Global Gender & Sexuality Studies

Mary Nell Trautner

Associate Professor; Director of Graduate Studies

Department of Sociology

Susan Udin

Professor

Department of Physiology and Biophysics

Stephanie Vander Wel

Associate Professor

Department of Music, Director of Undergraduate Studies

Christine Varnado

Assistant Professor

Department of Global Gender Sexuality Studies

Marion Werner

Associate Professor; Director of Graduate Studies

Department of Geography, Co-Director, Center for Trade, Environment and Development

Phone: 716-645-0475

Email: wernerm@buffalo.edu

Gail Willsky

Associate Professor, Emerita

Department of Biochemistry

Victoria W. Wolcott

Professor

Department of History

Jennifer Zirnheld

Professor; Director, Energy Systems Institute

Department of Electrical Engineering