Melinda Plastas – Chair

Plastas, Melinda A.

Visiting Associate Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies

mplastas@bates.edu

Gender and Sexuality Studies (Chair) 207-786-8313Pettengill Hall, Room 213

Melinda Plastas is a visiting associate professor in the Women and Gender Studies Program. Her research and teaching interests include the politics of race and gender in U.S. women’s social movements. She is currently completing a book about the interracial women’s peace movement in the U.S. after World War I. Her other research investigates how gender and race inform the transnational politics of the tobacco industry from 1950 to the present.