Faculty & Research

Faculty associated with the Gender & Women's Studies program:


Kelly McGuire

Acting Chair for Gender & Women's Studies; and Associate Professor, English
B.A. (Queen’s); M.A. (Western); Ph.D. (Western)

Office: Lady Eaton College N130.1

Phone:  705-748-1011, ext. 6039 and 7574

Email: kellymcguire@trentu.ca




  Nael BhanjiNael Bhanji

  Assistant Professor

  B.A. (Queen’s), M.A. (Toronto), Ph.D. (York)

  Office:  Lady Eaton College N112

  Phone:  705-748-1011, ext. 7839

  Email: naelbhanji@trentu.ca




Lisa Boucher  Lisa Boucher

  Assistant Professor

  B.A. (Western University), M.A. (University of Guelph), PhD (York University)

  Office:  Lady Eaton College S111

  Phone:  705-748-1011, ext. 7603

  Email:  lisaboucher@trentu.ca




May ChazanMay Chazan

​Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair in Feminist and Gender Studies

Canada Research Chair in Feminist and Gender Studies

Office:  Lady Eaton College S 119.6

Phone: 705-748-1011 x 7739

Email: maychazan@trentu.ca



Sally Chivers

Professor, English
B.A. (Calgary), Ph.D. (McGill)

Office:  Lady Eaton College S112

Phone: 705-748-1011, ext. 7950

Email:  sallychivers@trentu.ca

Jenn Cole

Assistant Professor

B.A. (Trent), M.A. (Trent), Ph.D. (Toronto)

Office:  Lady Eaton College S113

Phone:  705-748-1011, ext. 6451

Email:   jenncole@trentu.ca


Joan Sangster


B.A. (Trent), M.A., Ph.D. (McMaster)

Email: jsangster@trentu.ca






Margaret Hobbs

Professor Emeritus

B.A. (Trent), M.A., Ph.D.(Toronto)

Email: mhobbs@trentu.ca





Kathy Axcell

​Academic Administrative Assistant

Department Office:  Lady Eaton College S 118.1

Phone:  705-748-1011, ext. 7736

Email:  womenst@trentu.ca


Part-Time Instructors 

Stephen Low

Amy Vosper


Associated Faculty

Indigenous Studies

Paula Sherman, B.A. (Eastern Connecticut State University), M.A. (Connecticut), Ph.D. (Trent)

Marrie Mumford, B.A. (Alberta), M.A (Brandesis)

International Development Studies:

W. Lem, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (Toronto)

Colleen O'Manique​, B.A. (Carleton) M.A., Ph.D. (York)

Canadian Studies:

Davina Bhandar, M.A., Ph.D. (York) 

Sally Chivers, B.A. (Calgary), Ph.D. (McGill)

Michèle Lacombe, M.A., Ph.D. (York)

Cultural Studies:

Veronica Hollinger, M.A. (Concordia), M.Ed (Newcastle-Upon-Tyne), Ph.D. (Concordia)

James Penney, B.A., M.A.,(Alberta), Ph.D. (Duke)


Suzanne Bailey, B.A. (Queens), M.A., Ph.D. (Toronto)

Rita Bode, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (Toronto)

Charmaine Eddy, M.A. (Western) Ph.D. (Toronto)

Kelly McGuire, B.A. (Queen’s); M.A. (Western); Ph.D. (Western)

Margaret Steffler, B.A. (Victoria), M.A., Ph.D. (McMaster)


Susan Wurtele, B.Sc. (Trent), Ph.D. (Queen's)


Fiona Harris-Stoertz, B.A. (Calgary), M.A., Ph.D. (California)

Jennine Hurl-Eamon, B.A. (Western), M.A. (Queen's), Ph.D. (York)

Janet Miron, B.A. (McGill), M.A., Ph.D. (York)


Michele McIntosh, B.A. (Queen's), M.ScN (Toronto), Ph.D. (Alberta)


Moira Howes, B.Sc, M.A. (Guelph), Ph.D. (Western)

Kathryn Norlock, B.A. (Northern Illinois), M.A., Ph.D. (Wisconsin-Madison)

Political Studies:

Nadine Changfoot, B.A. (Carleton), M.A., Ph.D. (York)

Elaine Stavro, M.A., Ph.D. (Toronto)

School of Education:

Karleen Pendleton Jimenez, B.A. (UC Berkeley), M.F.A. (San Diego State), Ph.D. (York)   

Social Work:

Susan Hillock, B.A. (Mount Allison), BSW (Saint Thomas), M.Ed. (University of New Brunswick), Ph.D. (Memorial)


Peri Ballantyne, B.A., M.A. (Western), Ph.D. (Toronto)

Gillian Balfour, B.Sc., M.A. (Ottawa), Ph.D. (Manitoba)

Barb Marshall, B.A., M.A. (Guelph), Ph.D. (Alberta)

Momin Rahman, B.A., Ph.D. (Strathclyde)

Deborah White, B.A. (Ryerson), M.A., Ph.D. (Toronto)