|Associate Professor (Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Director, Women's Studies Program
206 Newcomb Hall
Sexuality, Gender, Social Theory, Feminist Theory, Queer Theory, Culture
Current Research Projects
I am currently conducting an ethnographic study of the corners of St Ann and Bourbon Streets in New Orleans to explore how gender and sexuality are negotiated in face-to-face interaction when the straight world of Bourbon Street meets the queer world of Bourbon Street.
Mimi Schippers. “Doing Power/Doing Difference: Negotiations of Race and Gender in a Mentoring Program.” Symbolic Interaction 31(1), 2008.
Mimi Schippers. “Recovering the Feminine Other: Femininity, Masculinity, and Gender Hegemony.” Theory and Society 36. 2007.
Gender and Society (Soci 104)
The Sociology of Sexuality (Soci 607)
Graduate Seminar in Contemporary Theory
Issues in the Sociology of Gender (Soci 606)
Advanced Feminist Theories
Research in Women's Studies