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The Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies

Women & Gender

The 2015 Women’s Studies application is now closed. Fellows will be notified and announced approximately the first week of February, 2015.

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Women's Studies Selection Committees


Chair: Martha Nell Smith WS ’84 • English, University of Maryland
Evelyn Blackwood • Anthropology, Purdue University
Claire Potter CN ’87 • History, The New School for Public Engagement
Leslie Salzinger • Gender and Women’s Studies, University of California, Berkeley
Wendy Smooth WS ’00 • Women’s Gender & Sexuality Studies, The Ohio State University


Nwando Achebe WS ’00 • History, Michigan State University
Maria Cristina Alcalde WS ’02 • Anthropology, University of Kentucky
Michele Barale WS ’81 • English and Women and Gender Studies, Amherst College
Linda Blum WS ’86 • Sociology, Northeastern University
Beth Widmaier Capo WS ’01 • English, Illinois College
Susan P. Casteras WS ’75 • Art, University of Washington
Marisela Chavez WS ’02 • History, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Rita Gross WF ’65 • Philosophy and Religious Studies, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Kelley Harness WS ’93 • Music, University of Minnesota
April Haynes • History, University of Oregon
Nancy Rose Hunt WS ’90 • History, University of Michigan
Laura Klein • Anthropology, Pacific Lutheran University
Marilee Lindemann WS ’87 • English, University of Maryland
Catherine Lugg • Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University
Susan O’Brien WS ’95 • History, University of Florida
Martha Moffitt Peacock WS ’85 • Art History, Brigham Young University
Elyce Rotella WS ’74 • Economics, University of Michigan (Emeritus)
Tracey Weis WS ’90 • History, Millersville University of Pennsylvania

WS = Woodrow Wilson Women’s Studies Fellow

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