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Assistant Professor of Women's Studies

Office HDB 307LDr. Agatha Beins
940-898-2117 phone | 940-898-2101 fax
email: abeins@twu.edu

Education
Ph.D., 2011, Women's and Gender Studies, Rutgers University

M.F.A., 2005, Creative Writing, Poetry, Eastern Washington University

M.A., 2003, Women’s Studies, University of Arizona

B.A., 1998, Classical Languages, Carleton College  

Courses Taught
Foundations of Scholarly Inquiry; Feminist Theories; Art and Activism; Women, Culture, and Society; Women and Advertising; College Composition

Research Interests
Histories of feminism and women's studies; social movements; print and material cultures; cultural studies; art and activism; pedagogy; and feminist geography.

Publications
2011. “A World Wide Conspiracy of Radical Lesbians: Ain’t I a Woman? and Lesbian Feminism in the 1970s.” Sinister Wisdom 82:16-23. 
2010. “Sisterly Solidarity: Politics and Rhetoric of the Direct Address in U.S. Feminism in the 1970s.” Women: A Cultural Review 21(3):293-308.
2010. Review of Generation M: Misogyny in Media & Culture and Women behind the Camera. Films for the Feminist Classroom 1(1). http://www.signs.rutgers.edu/rev_ab_film_1-1.html.
2009 (editor). Feminist Zines: Comparative Perspectives Symposium. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 35(1):1-74.
2009. “What Bodies Become: Review of Self-Portrait with Crayon.” Redactions: Poetry & Poetics No. 12: 72-73.
2008. Effective Writing in Psychology: Papers, Posters, and Presentations. Malden, MA: Blackwell; coauthored with Barney Beins.
2005. Women’s Studies for the Future: Foundations, Interrogations, Politics. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press; coedited with Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy.

Honors and Awards
2012  College of Arts and Sciences Research Development Funds, Texas Woman’s University
2010-11  Center for Historical Analysis Graduate Fellowship, Rutgers University
2009-10  American Association of University Women American Dissertation Fellowship
2009-10  State Historical Society of Iowa Research Grant
2009-10  Travel-to-Collections Grant, Newcomb College Center for Research on Women, Tulane University
2008-09  Dissertation Grant, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
2008-09  John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation Research Stipend, Historical Society of Southern California
2008-09  Margaret Storrs Grierson Scholar-in-Residence Fellowship, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College
2008-09  Mary Lily Travel Grant, Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture, Duke University
2007-08  Graduate Fellow, Institute for Research on Women’s Seminar “Communities: Research and Action,” Rutgers University

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