Dr. Liz Ahl

When we speak of putting learners at the centers of our classrooms and enabling them to be active participants (rather than passive recipients) in their education, we owe a debt to Women’s Studies.
- Dr. Liz Ahl, from her 2005 Kalikow Award acceptance speech.

Mathew Cheney

MATTHEW CHENEY has been an adjunct professor at PSU since the fall of 2008, teaching courses for the English Department and the Women’s Studies Program.  His particular interests include gender and queer theory, and he has written and published extensively on the work of Samuel R. Delany, whose life and writings delve profoundly into questions of gender, race, and sexuality.  Matthew has published fiction and nonfiction with a wide variety of venues, has been the series editor for the Best American Fantasy anthologies, and is a regular columnist for the online magazines Strange Horizons and Gestalt Mash.  He recently completed work on a short film he wrote and directed, “Meat”, which will, with luck, appear soon at film festivals near you.

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Filiz Otucu is a professor of political science and specializes in international relations, Middle Eastern politics, and the United Nations. A native of Turkey, she earned her MA at the University of Central Oklahoma, and her PhD from the University of Kentucky. Otucu teaches courses on politics and conflict in the Middle East, terrorism and [...]

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