Department of Ethnic, Gender and Women's Studies

Faculty and Staff


Barbara L. Kirchner

  • Office Manager

Ethnic Studies

Kyoko Kishimoto

  • Department Chair
  • Professor
  • Ph.D. Bowling Green State University

320-308-5627 | Ruby Cora Webster Hall 202

Jeanne Lacourt

  • Professor
  • Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison

320-308-1048 | Ruby Cora Webster Hall 204

Christopher Lehman

  • Professor
  • Ph.D. University of Massachusetts-Amherst

320-308-5127 | Ruby Cora Webster Hall 205

Luke Tripp

  • Professor
  • Ph.D. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

320-308-3913 | Ruby Cora Webster Hall 200

Gender and Women’s Studies

Beth Berila

  • Director
  • Professor
  • Ph.D. Syracuse University

Mumbi Mwangi

  • Professor
  • Ph.D. Iowa State University

(320) 308-3899 | Ruby Cora Webster Hall 209

Gender and Women's Studies Advisory Board Members

Affiliated Faculty and Staff

Njeri Clement

  • St. Cloud Technical and Community College
  • Director of Cultural Fluency, Equity, and Inclusion

Catherine Fox

  • English Department

Phyllis Greenberg

  • Gerontology Department

Semya Hakim

  • Department of Human Relations

Jennifer Hawkins

  • Communication Studies

Marla Kanengieter-Wildeson

  • Communication Studies

Kyoko Kishimoto

  • Ethnic and Women's Studies Department

Rebecca Kotz

  • Women’s Center and Gender Violence Resource Center

Odessa Luna

  • Department of Community Psychology, Counseling, and Family Therapy

Maria Mikolchak

  • Department of Languages and Cultures
  • Department of English

Eddah Mutua

  • Communication Studies

Tracy Ore

  • Sociology & Anthropology Department

Katie Querna

  • Social Work

Elizabeth Scheel-Keita

  • Sociology & Anthropology Department

Darlene St. Clair

  • Director of Multicultural Resource Center

Tamrat Tademe

  • Department of Human Relations

Angie Witte

  • Multicultural Student Services

Sandrine Zerbib

  • Sociology & Anthropology Department

Connect with SCSU