Reference Group


Sofia Aboim, Research Fellow, Sociology of Gender and Family, Instituto de Ciências Sociais, University of Lisbon, Portugal.


Stacy Alaimo, Professor, Gender, Environment and Science Studies, Department of English, University of Texas, Arlington, USA.


Karen Barad, Professor, Feminist Studies Department, Humanities Division, University of California Santa Crus, USA.


Eudine Barriteau, Professor of Gender and Public Policy, the Centre for Gender and Development Studies, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados.


Chris Beasley, Professor in Politics, Co-Director of the Fay Gale Centre for Research on Gender, University of Adelaide, Australia.


Marina Blagojevic, Senior Researcher, Sociology and Gender, Institute for Criminological and Sociological Research, Belgrade Serbia. Director of “Altera MB” Research Center on Gender and Ethnicity in Budapest, Hungary.


Barbara Bolt, Associate Professor, Artist, Gender Studies, Art and Visual Studies, The Victorian College of the Arts and MCM, University of Melbourne, Australia.


Sarah Bracke, Associate Professor, Gender and Religious Studies, Centre for Sociological Research, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium.


Marieke van den Brink, Professor of Gender and Diversity, Faculty of Social Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, the  Netherlands.


Rosemarie Buikema, Professor of Art, Culture and Diversity, Director of Graduate Gender Studies Program (GGeP), Utrecht University, the Netherlands.


Monica Casper, Professor, Head of Gender and Women’s Studies, University of Arizona, USA.


Gillian Einstein, Associate Professor, Gender Medicine, Cognitive Neuroscience, Women’s Health, Department of Psychology, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada.


Gabrielle Griffin, Professor of Gender Studies, Centre for Gender Research, Uppsala University, Sweden.


Myra J. Hird, Professor, Queen’s National Scholar and Graduate Studies Coordinator in Sociology, Environmental Studies, and Obstetrics and Gynecology at Queen’s University, Canada.


Lann Hornscheidt, Professor of Scandinavian Linguistics and Gender Studies, Centre for Transdisciplinary Gender Studies, Humboldt University, Germany.


Richard Howson, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, University of Wollongong, Australia.


Rachel Jewkes, Professor, Director of the MRC (Medical Research Council) Gender & Health Research Unit and Honorary Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Public Health of the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.


Kathleen B. Jones, Professor Emerita, Women’s Studies, San Diego State University, USA.


Johanna Kantola, Professor of Gender Studies, Tampere University, Finland.

Katerina Kolárová, Gender Studies, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.


Helma Lutz, Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.


Robert McRuer, Professor, English Department, George Washington University, USA.


Faith Mkwesha-Manyonga, Stellenbosch University, South Africa.


Louise Morley, Professor of Education, University of Sussex, UK.


Johanna Niemi, The Minna Canth Academy Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Turku, Finland.


Max Novick, Managing Editor, Routledge Research, Routledge, New York.


Elzbieta Oleksy, Professor of Humanities, the University of Lódz, Poland.


Andrea Petö, Associate Professor of Gender Studies, Department of Gender Studies, the Central European University, Budapest, Hungary.


Keith Pringle, Professor, Department of Sociology, Uppsala University.


Jasbir Puar, Associate Professor, Queer and Postcolonial Theory, Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, New Jersey , USA.


Tuija Pulkkinen, Academy Professor, Gender Studies, Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland.


Tanja Paulitz, Professor, Institut für Soziologie, RWTH Aachen, Germany.


Juan Carlos Ramírez Rodríguez, Professor, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico.


Kopano Ratele, Professor, Institute of Social and Health Sciences (ISHS) at the University of South Africa (UNISA) and Co-director of the Medical Research Council-UNISA Safety and Peace Promotion Research Unit (SAPPRU), South Africa.


Celia Roberts, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Gender and Women’s Studies, Science Studies, Lancaster University, UK.


Londa Schiebinger, The John L. Hinds Professor of History of Science, Stanford University, USA.


Tamara Shefer, Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies & Psychology, and Director of the Women and Gender Studies

Programme, University of the Western Cape, South Africa.


Abel Sierra Madero, Research Fellow, Center for Latin American Studies, University of Miami, USA.


Silvia Stoller, Assistant Professsor, Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna, Austria.


Susan Stryker, Associate Professor, Transgender and Queer Theory, Department of Gender and Women's Studies, Director of the Institute for LGBT Studies, University of Arizona, USA.

Janne Tienari, Professor in Management and Organisation, Hanken School of Economics, Finland.


Sharon Traweek, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA.


Mieke Verloo, Professor of Comparative Politics and Inequality, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.


Judy Wajcman, Professor, Department of Sociology, London School of Economics, UK.


Vron Ware, Research Fellow, Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change (CRESC), and the Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG), Open University, UK





Visiting scholars in 2016


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