Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies Faculty

Carolyn H Lewis
Associate Professor - Department Chair

Carolyn Herbst Lewis joined the faculty at Grinnell College as an assistant professor of history in 2013 and was promoted to associate professor with tenure in 2018. She has served as... See this person's full profile

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Assistant Professor

Leah Claire Allen is Assistant Professor in Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies (GWSS) and English at Grinnell College. Her current book project In Praise of Bad Critics revisits... See full profile

Henry
Professor
Louise R. Noun Professor of Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies

Astrid Henry teaches a wide variety of courses in Grinnell’s Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies (GWSS) Program, including Introduction to GWSS (GWS 111), Theory and Methodology in... See full profile

Lakesia Johnson
Associate Professor
Chief Diversity Officer, Associate Dean

Lakesia D. Johnson is Associate Professor of Gender, Women’s, & Sexuality Studies and English at Grinnell College, where she is currently serving as Assistant Vice-President of... See full profile

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Visiting Assistant Professor

Anson Koch-Rein is a Visiting Assistant Professor, program in Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies at Grinnell College. He holds a PhD from Emory University's Graduate Institute of the... See full profile