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Carole McCann

mccannProfessor and Chair of the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies
Research focus is on feminist theory, science studies and the cultural politics of gender, sexuality, race and science. Editor with Seung-kyung Kim of Feminist Theory Reader: Local and Global Perspectives, (New York: Routledge Press, 2003, 2009, and forthcoming) and author of Birth Control Politics in the United States, 1916-1945 (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1994; 1999) and “Women as Leaders in the Contraceptive Movement,” in Gender and Women’s Leadership: A Reference Handbook (2010). Co-editor of Feminist Theory Reader: Local and Global Perspectives (2009). Recently presented “Remaking the Malthusian Couple for the Contraceptive Age” at the Fourth Biennial meeting of the Association for Feminist Epistemologies, Methodologies, Metaphysics and Science Studies (2012). Convener of the CAHSS Interdisciplinary Academic Program Council and member of the Global Studies Program development committee. Mentor and department host for a UMBC Postdoctoral Fellow for Faculty Diversity.

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