Rebecca M. Herzig – Chair
Women and Gender Studies
Christian A. Johnson Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies
Pettengill Hall, Room 209
American Cultural Studies
Historian Rebecca Herzig holds the College’s only full-time faculty appointment in Women and Gender Studies. She is a contributing member of the Programs in African American Studies and American Cultural Studies, and regularly advises theses in AAS, ACS, and History. She teaches an array of interdisciplinary courses on race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, science, technology, and medicine, including the required methods course for WGS, AAS, and ACS, Methods and Modes of Inquiry. She currently serves as chair of the Division of Interdisciplinary Programs as well as chair of the Program in Women and Gender Studies. Her latest book, Plucked: A History of Hair Removal(2015), is available now from NYU Press.