Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Faculty

Our faculty combines exceptional records of research and productive involvement with local, national, and global communities. We practice and promote cross-disciplinary, cross-cultural feminist scholarship and teaching with a strong emphasis on the Pacific and Asia.

Monisha Das Gupta

Office: George 306
Telephone: 1 (808) 956-2914
Migration, Transnational Feminism

Kathy Ferguson

Professor, Undergraduate Advisor
Office: Saunders 640E
Telephone: 1 (808) 956-6933
Political Theory, Feminist Theory, Anarchism

Mire Koikari

Professor, Graduate Advisor
Office: Saunders 721J
Telephone: 1 (808) 956-8579
Gender, Race, Empire, Militarism, Asia

L. Ayu Saraswati, Faculty, Department of Women's Studies, UH Mānoa

L. Ayu Saraswati

Associate Professor
Office: Saunders 721H
Telephone: 1 (808) 956-8669
New/media studies, Affect Theory, Transnational

Lani Teves

Associate Professor, Department Chair
Office: Saunders 721G
Telephone: 1 (808) 956-6928
Indigeneity, Violence, Queer/Performance Theory

Emeritus Faculty

Meda Chesney Lind

Professor Emeritus
Girls, Women, and Crime, Gender and Justice

Ruth Dawson, Faculty, Department of Women's Studies, UH Mānoa

Ruth Dawson

Professor Emeritus
Literature, Celebrity, History of Gender/Sexuality