• Hamline University Experts List

    Hamline University's Office of University Relations has compiled a list of faculty experts in a variety of topics. Experts are available to speak to the news media to help answer questions or provide commentary for news stories.

    To set up an interview with a Hamline University expert, please contact Gail Nosek at 651-523-2511.  
      

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    African-American Studies

    Sam Imbo

    African-American philosophy
    African philosophy

    Alternative Dispute Resolution

    Ken Fox

    Alternative dispute resolution
    Mediation
    Negotiation
    Organizational conflict management
    Theories of conflict

    American Indians

    Margot Forunato Galt

    George Morrison (Minnesota Ojibway artist)

    Anthropology

    Van Dusenbery

    Cultural anthropology

    Brian Hoffman

    Alaskan archaeology
    Arctic archaeology
    Archaeology
    Emergence of complex societies
    Evolution of human culture
    Minnesotan archaeology
    World pre-history

    Lewis C. Messenger, Jr.

    Ancient Mesoamerica
    Ancient Southeast Asia
    Archaeology
    Complex societies – emergence and decline
    Cultural ecology
    Maya studies
    World prehistory


    Archival Management

    Candice Hart

    Archival management

    Art/art history

    Aida Audeh

    Nineteenth century French art
    Rodin

    Asia/Asian-American Studies

    Mark A. Berkson

    Asian religions

    Van Dusenbery

    Sikh/Punjab/South Asian studies

    Rachel Endo

    Asian Americans

    Walter Enloe

    Hiroshima & Nagasaki
    Japanese culture

    John A. Mazis

    Balkans
    Balkan history
    Communism
    Eastern Europe
    Empires
    European Union
    Extremist political movements
    Fascism
    Greek history
    Modern Europe
    The Near East
    Russia
    Russian/Soviet history
    Wars

    Lewis C. Messenger, Jr.

    Ancient Southeast Asia

    Athletics

    Dave Wright

    Hamline University sports information director

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    Biology

    Walter Enloe

    Human development

    Michael Farris

    Biology of cliff ecosystems
    Human physiology at high altitudes
    Human damage and modification of plant communities

    Tracy Fredin

    Deformed frogs
    Environmental and water quality education

    Leif Hembre

    Aquatic ecology
    Ecology of lakes
    Evolutionary biology
    Invertebrate biology
    Plant and animal physiology
    Zooplankton ecology

    Lewis C. Messenger, Jr.

    Complex societies – emergence and decline
    Cultural ecology
    Global climate change and historical climatology
    Historical climatology

    Andy Rundquist

    Evolutionary algorithms

     

    Bullying and Bullying Prevention

    Cheryl Greene

    Bullying and Bullying Prevention

    Jean Strait

    Bullying and Bullying Prevention (add this area of expertise)


    Business

    Peggy Andrews

    Human Resource Management/ Human Resources
    Strategic Hiring Practices / Individual-Organizational Fit
    Leadership Development
    Employee Development
    Career Development
    Performance Management Systems / Performance Reviews
    Strengths Theory / Strengths Based Feedback
    Flourishing at work
    Maternal Employment / Work-Life Issues
    Teamwork / Team Effectiveness

    Z. Jill Barclift

    Business ethics
    Corporate and business law
    Corporate and legal ethics
    Corporate finance
    Corporate governance
    Corporations
    Governance

    Dave Berg

    International Business
    Strategic Management
    General Business

    Stacie Bosley

    Behavioral economics
    Economics
    Federal trade commission
    Finance
    Human Resources payroll systems
    Payroll
    Pyramid schemes 

    Anne McCarthy

    e-Commerce
    General business
    Entrepreneurship
    Business and government
    Economics

    Robert L. Routhieaux

    Board and director development
    Foundations of leadership
    Foundations of management
    Group dynamics
    Human resource management for business
    Managerial communications
    Organizational training and development
    Small business management
    Strategic planning

    David Schultz

    Business ethics

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    Campaign Finance

    David Schultz

    Election law
    Political advertising
    Campaigns and elections
    Campaign finance reform

    Career Development

    Julie Neraas

    Money
    Vocation

    Chemistry

    John Matachek

    Biochemistry
    Chemical education
    Inorganic chemistry
    Organic semiconductors

    Children

    Vivian Johnson

    Assistive technology
    Designing effective learning environments
    Special needs children

    Kristen Norman-Major

    Childcare
    Education policy
    Family & children’s public policy
    Family & children’s social policy
    Healthcare
    Public policy
    Social policy
    Welfare

    Robin Parritz

    Children and psychology
    Childhood disorders
    Emotional development

    Jean Strait

    Child development
    Gender issues (boy/girl brain development)

    Nurith Zmora

    History of orphanages and foster care

    Communication

    Aaron McKain

    Communications
    Crisis communication
    Speech writing
    Plagiarism
    Pop Culture
    Public Relations
    Professional writing

    Patricia Palmerton

    Communication and conflict
    Communication and diversity in higher education
    Communication and domestic abuse
    Communication effectiveness with students
    Communication research methods
    Interpersonal communication
    Oral communication across the curriculum
    Rhetorical theory & argumentation
    Terrorism and communication

    Robert L. Routhieaux

    Group dynamics
    Interpersonal communications and relations
    Managerial communications

    John Shepard

    Multimedia production
    Multimedia technologies in teaching and learning
    Interactive technologies in teaching and learning

    Conflict Studies

    Ken Fox

    Alternative dispute resolution
    Mediation
    Negotiation
    Organizational conflict management
    Theories of conflict

    Courts

    Melissa S. Ember-Hebert

    Wrongful convictions

    Crime

    Stephen Arnott

    Evidence
    Family law
    Human rights
    International law
    Legal studies
    Legal writing
    United States Supreme Court

    Mark Berkson

    Death penalty

    Sarah Greenman

    Violence and victimization
    Sanctioning and deterrence
    Intimate partner violence
    Victimology
    Courts and sentencing class

    Leondra Hanson

    Center for Justice and Law
    Civil Litigation
    Employment Discrimination
    Housing Discrimination
    Juries and Jurors
    Legal Studies
    Professional Liability
    Sexual Assault and Harassment
    United States Supreme Court

    Glenn Hardin

    Forensic science
    Forensic chemistry
    Toxicology

    Meg Hobday

    Constitutional law
    Criminal justice
    Domestic violence
    Employment law
    Evaluating law
    Free speech
    How law addresses needs of underrepresented populations
    Law and public policy
    Law and feminist theory
    Legal interpretation
    Tort reform
    United States Supreme Court
    Workplace violence

    Jillian Peterson

    Mental illness in the criminal justice system
    Violent crime/mass shootings
    Forensic psychology
    Criminal investigation
    Jury behavior
    Crime prevention

    Shelly Schaefer

    Juvenile delinquency
    Juvenile justice
    Certification of juveniles to adult court
    Blended sentencing
    Confinement with youth and transition to adulthood
    Impact of attorneys in juvenile court and court outcomes
    Drivers of crime
    Felon disenfranchisement in Minnesota

    David Schultz

    Criminal behavior
    Criminology

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    Death Penalty

    Mark Berkson

    Death penalty

    Disability Issues

    Vivian Johnson

    Assistive technology
    Special needs children
    Designing effective learning environments

    Discrimination/ Harassment

    Leondra Hanson

    Employment Discrimination
    Housing Discrimination
    Sexual Assault and Harassment

    Diversity

    Letitia Basford

    Diversity

    Duane L. Cady

    Race and diversity

    Walter Enloe

    Culture
    Global and international education

    Patricia Palmerton

    Communication and conflict
    Communication and diversity in higher education
    Experience of students and faculty related to race, ethnicity, and gender

    Alan Sickbert

    Diversity
    Student demographics

    Jean Strait

    Multicultural education
    Urban education

    Drugs

    Mark Berkson

    U.S. drug policy

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    Economics

    Stacie Bosley

    Economics

    Jenny Keil

    Microeconomics
    Macroeconomics
    Public finance
    Gender pay differential
    Women and money
    Women and compensation
    Women and work

    Anne McCarthy

    Economics

    Kristen Norman-Major

    Economic security

    Alina Oxendine

    Wealth inequality in the U.S.

    David Schultz

    Economic development policy

    Education

    Letitia Basford

    Undergraduate teacher prep
    Urban education

    Kathleen M. Bibus

    Migrant children education
    Migrant education
    Secondary migrant education

    Terri Christenson

    Literacy education
    Teaching reading and writing

    Rachel Endo

    Anti-racist education
    Equity
    Immigrant/refugee Americans

    Walter Enloe

    Adult development education
    Education
    Global and international education
    Peace education
    Professional learning communities
    Teacher professional practice organizations

    Tracy Fredin

    Environmental and water quality education

    Margot Fortunato Galt

    Humanities
    Teaching writing
    Writing across the curriculum

    Vivian Johnson

    Collaborative learning environments
    Designing effective learning environments
    Effective learning environments
    Inclusive math and science learning environments
    Project-based learning

    Ann Mabbott

    English as a second language
    Online instruction
    Bilingual education
    Language policy
    Language Proficiency Assessment
    Program Assessment

    Kristen Norman-Major

    Education policy

    Patricia Palmerton

    Communication and diversity in higher education
    Communication effectiveness with students
    Faculty development
    Oral communication across the curriculum

    Marcia Rockwood

    Literacy education

    Deb Sheffer

    Communities
    Community building
    Interdisciplinary licensure
    Middle school
    Multi-age
    Responsive classroom
    Theory to practice

    John Shepard

    Interactive technologies in teaching and learning
    Multimedia technologies in teaching and learning

    Jean Strait

    Child development
    Gender issues (boy/girl brain development)
    Memory
    Multicultural education
    Reading
    Service learning
    Urban education

    Barbara C. Swanson

    Curriculum design
    Curriculum development
    Curriculum implementation
    Education Doctorate
    Education Master of Arts


    Environment

    Michael Farris

    Biology of cliff ecosystems
    Human damage and modification of plant communities

    Tracy Fredin

    Deformed frogs
    Environmental and water quality education

    John Shepard

    Rivers
    Watersheds

    Ethics

    Z. Jill Barclift

    Business ethics
    Corporate and legal ethics

    Duane L. Cady

    Ethics
    Ethics and violence
    Moral and social theory
    Morality and war
    Nonviolence
    Pacifism

    Ken Fox

    Alternative dispute resolution
    Mediation
    Negotiation
    Organizational conflict management
    Theories of conflict

    Nancy Holland

    Existentialism
    Phenomenology
    Feminism

    Aaron McKain

    Digital media ethics

    Sharon Preves

    Medical ethics

    David Schultz

    Business ethics
    Campaigns and elections
    Government ethics
    Legal ethics
    Media and politics
    Non-profit ethics
    Political advertising
    Professional ethics

    Deanna A. Thompson

    Christian ethics

    Europe

    John A. Mazis

    Balkan History
    Communism
    Eastern Europe
    Empires
    European Union
    Extremist political movements
    Fascism
    Greek History
    Modern Europe
    The Near East
    Russia
    Russian/Soviet history
    Wars

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    Family

    Kristen Norman-Major

    Family & Children’s Public Policy
    Family & Children’s Social Policy
    Public Policy
    Social Policy
    Education Policy
    Welfare
    Child Care
    Health Care

    Film

    Michael Reynolds

    Film

    Jeff Turner

    Film Studies

    Forensic Science

    Susan M.T. Myster

    Forensic anthropology
    Forensic science
    Human skeletal remains

    Gender

    Melissa S. Embser-Herbert

    Sexual orientation

    Vivian Johnson

    Gender equity in math, science, and technology

    Jenny Keil

    Gender pay differential
    Women and money
    Women and compensation
    Women and work

    Kristin Mapel-Bloomberg

    Gender roles

    Sharon Preves

    Sociology of gender

    Jean Strait

    Gender issues (boy/girl brain development)

    Deanna A. Thompson

    Feminism
    Women and religious leadership roles

    Generations

    Nancy Holland

    1960s radicals

    Government

    Mark Berkson

    U.S. drug policy

    Meg Hobday

    Constitutional law
    Free speech
    Law and public policy

    Aaron McKain

    Free speech

    Kristen Norman-Major

    Childcare
    Economic security
    Education policy
    Family & children’s public policy
    Family & children’s social policy
    Government innovation
    Healthcare
    Public administration
    Public policy
    Social policy
    Welfare

    Alina Oxendine

    American government
    Civic involvement
    Public policy
    Wealth inequality in the U.S.

    Joseph Peschek

    American foreign policy
    Elections

    David Schultz

    Constitutional law
    Economic development policy
    Economic policy
    Election law
    Government ethics
    Housing policy
    Judicial behavior
    Land use law
    Legislative process
    Policing
    Public administration and policy
    State and local government
    State and local law

    Lisa Stegall

    Public Health

    Craig Waldron

    City Government
    County Government
    Economic Development
    Local Government
    Job Growth
    Public Administration


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    Healthcare

    Kristen Norman-Major

    Childcare
    Healthcare
    Government innovation

    Robert L. Routhieaux

    Organizational dynamics in healthcare

    Nicholas Schlotter

    Nanotechnology

    Lisa Stegall

    Exercise Science

    James V. Toscano

    Healthcare policy
    Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
    Accountable care organizations
    Healthcare financing
    Population health
    Cardiovascular health

    Higher Education

    Patricia Palmerton

    Communication and diversity in higher education

    Alan Sickbert

    Campus life
    Community issues
    Crisis response
    Diversity
    Student demographics
    Student issues
    Students

    Barbara C. Swanson

    Curriculum design
    Curriculum implementation
    Education Doctorate
    Education Master of Arts
    Leadership

    History

    Walter Enloe

    Hiroshima & Nagasaki

    Candice Hart

    Hamline University history

    Brian Hoffman

    Emergence of complex societies
    World prehistory

    John A. Mazis

    Balkan history
    Balkans
    Communism
    Eastern Europe
    Empires
    European Union
    Extremist political movements
    Fascism
    Greek history
    Modern Europe
    The Near East
    Russia
    Russian/Soviet history
    Wars

    Lewis C. Messenger, Jr.

    Ancient Mesoamerica
    Ancient Southeast Asia
    Archaeology
    Complex societies – emergence and decline
    Cultural ecology
    Global climate change and historical climatology
    Historical climatology
    Maya studies
    World prehistory

    Deanna A. Thompson

    Christian history
    Martin Luther

    Nurith Zmora

    History of orphanages and foster care

    Human Rights

    Walter Enloe

    Human rights

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    International Studies

    Van Dusenbery

    Global/international studies

    Internet

    Ann Mabbott

    Online instruction

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    Language

    Ann Mabbott

    English as a second language
    Bilingual education
    Language policy
    Language Proficiency Assessment

    Law

    Z. Jill Barclift

    Business ethics
    Corporate and business law
    Corporate and legal ethics
    Corporate finance
    Corporate governance
    Corporations
    Governance

    Sarah Greenman

    Violence and victimization
    Sanctioning and deterrence
    Intimate partner violence
    Victimology
    Courts and sentencing class

    Glenn Hardin

    Forensic science
    Forensic chemistry
    Toxicology

    Jillian Peterson

    Mental illness in the criminal justice system
    Violent crime/mass shootings
    Forensic psychology
    Criminal investigation
    Jury behavior
    Crime prevention

    Shelly Schaefer

    Juvenile delinquency
    Juvenile justice
    Certification of juveniles to adult court
    Blended sentencing
    Confinement with youth and the transition to adulthood
    Impact of attorneys in juvenile court and court outcomes and prisoner reentry
    Drivers of crime
    Felon disenfranchisement in Minnesota

    David Schultz

    Constitutional law
    Criminal behavior
    Criminal law and procedure
    Criminology
    Election law
    Judicial behavior
    Land use law
    Legal ethics
    Non-profit law
    Policing
    State and local law

    Leadership

    Peggy Andrews

    Leadership Development

    Robert L. Routhieaux

    Foundations of leadership

    Barbara C. Swanson

    Institutional/organizational change
    Leadership
    Leadership development
    Personal change

    Legal Education

    Melissa S. Embser-Herbert

    Legal education

    Literature

    Aida Audeh

    Dante’s Divine Comedy

    Julie Neraas

    World stories and myths

    Michael Reynolds

    American literature
    Post-WWII literature
    South African literature
    Twentieth-century literature
    World literature

    Deanna A. Thompson

    The DaVinci Code phenomenon

    Jeff Turner

    Dramatic literature
    Representations of childhood in American culture

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    Marketing

    Anne McCarthy

    Marketing trends

    Management

    Dave Berg

    International Business
    Strategic Management
    General Business


    Mathematics

    Arthur Guetter

    Applications of math to the sciences
    Applied mathematics
    Math and the media
    Math education
    Mathematics
    Partial differential equations

    Stephen H. Kellert

    Chaos theory

    Media

    Arthur Guetter

    Math and the media

    Patricia Palmerton

    Media coverage of social conflict

    David Schultz

    Media and politics

    Mediation

    Ken Fox

    Mediation

    Medicine

    Sharon Preves

    Medical ethics
    Medical sociology

    Music

    George S.T. Chu

    Choral music
    Music theory
    Vocal music

    Yali You

    Chamber music
    Cello
    Chinese music and instruments
    Conducting
    History of violin and cello
    Music history


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    Nanotechnology

    Nicholas Schlotter

    Nanotechnology

    Negotiation

    Ken Fox

    Alternative dispute resolution
    Mediation
    Negotiation
    Organizational conflict management
    Theories of conflict

    Non-profit

    Robert L. Routhieaux

    Grant writing
    Managing non-profit staff and volunteers
    Motivation
    Non-profit management
    Non-profit program assessment
    Non-profit program design and development
    Non-profit strategic alliances
    Strategic planning

    David Schultz

    Non-profit ethics
    Non-profit law

    James V. Toscano

    Governance
    Development
    Capital campaigns
    Constituency development
    Social investing
    Entrepreneurship
    Training
    Marketing and Communications
    Social Media

    Nonviolence

    Duane L. Cady

    Ethics and violence
    Gandhi
    Nonviolence
    Pacifism
    Philosophy of nonviolence

    Walter Enloe

    Peace education

    Ken Fox

    Alternative dispute resolution
    Mediation
    Negotiation
    Organizational conflict management
    Relational perspectives on conflict
    Theories of conflict


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    Organization

    Robert L. Routhieaux

    Organizational behavior
    Organizational change
    Organizational dynamics in health care
    Organizational training and development

    Philosophy

    Duane L. Cady

    Aesthetics
    Ancient Greek philosophy
    Gandhi
    History of philosophy
    Just War tradition
    Logic
    Moral and social theory
    Morality and war
    Nonviolence
    Pacifism

    Nancy Holland

    Jacques Derrida
    Post-modernism

    Sam Imbo

    African-American philosophy
    African philosophy
    Social and political philosophy

    Stephen H. Kellert

    Chaos Theory
    Philosophy
    Philosophy of science
    Theory of knowledge

    Julie Neraas

    Birth
    Death
    Home

    Physics

    Andy Rundquist

    Evolutionary algorithms
    Lasers
    Mechanics
    Optics
    Optimization
    Physics
    Physics of sound and music
    Quantum mechanics
    Relativity
    Ultrafast optics

    Politics

    Mark Berkson

    U.S. drug policy

    Sam Imbo

    Social and political philosophy

    Kristen Norman-Major

    Childcare
    Economic security
    Education policy
    Family & children’s public policy
    Family & children’s social policy
    Government innovation
    Healthcare
    Public administration
    Public policy
    Social policy
    Welfare

    Alina Oxendine

    Political psychology
    Public policy
    Urban politics

    Joseph Peschek

    American foreign policy
    American politics
    Conservative/right wing politics
    Elections
    Political parties
    Politics and religion
    Presidential politics

    David Schultz

    Campaigns and elections
    Campaign finance reform
    Economic policy
    Economic development policy
    Government ethics
    Housing policy
    Media and politics
    Political advertising
    Public administration and policy


    Property

    David Schultz

    Eminent domain
    Land use law
    Zoning

    Psychology

    Dorothee Dietrich

    Psychology
    Social psychology

    Serena M. King

    Addiction
    Clinical psychology
    Gambling and substance use
    Mental health
    Physical illness
    Psychological factors related to wellness and health psychology

    Julie Neraas

    Psychological and theological perspectives on hope

    Alina Oxendine

    Political psychology

    Robin Parritz

    Children and psychology
    Childhood disorders
    Emotional development
    Psychology

    Sharon Preves

    Social psychology

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    Race

    Duane L. Cady

    Race and diversity
    Racism

    Rachel Endo

    Anti-racist education
    Equity
    Immigrant/refugee Americans
    Race relations
    Race-based policies in education

    Recreation

    Michael Farris

    High-altitude mountaineering
    Rock and ice climbing

    Religion

    Mark Berkson

    Death and dying
    Islam
    Religions of East Asia
    Religions of South Asia

    Van Dusenbery

    Sikh/Punjab/South Asian studies

    Julie Neraas

    Birth
    Death
    Home
    Pilgrimage
    Prophets and mystics
    Psychological and theological perspectives on hope
    Religious traditions in dialogue
    Vocation

    Joseph Peschek

    Politics and religion

    Earl Schwartz

    Judaism

    Deanna A. Thompson

    Christian history
    Christian ethics
    Christian theology
    Religion
    Martin Luther
    The DaVinci Code phenomenon
    Women and religious leadership roles

    Research

    Alina Oxendine

    Research methods

    Sharon Preves

    Research methods
    Social movements

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    Science

    Arthur Guetter

    Applications of math to the sciences


    Stephen H. Kellert

    Chaos Theory
    Creation vs. evolution
    Philosophy of science
    Theory of knowledge

    John Matachek

    Biochemistry
    Inorganic science
    Organic semiconductors

    Susan M.T. Myster

    Forensic science

    Andy Rundquist

    Evolutionary algorithms
    Lasers
    Mechanics
    Optics
    Optimization
    Physics
    Physics of sound and music
    Quantum mechanics
    Relativity
    Ultrafast optics

    Nicholas Schlotter

    Chemistry
    Nanotechnology
    Physical chemistry
    Polymer materials
    Surface science

    Sexuality

    Melissa S. Embser-Herbert

    Sexual orientation

    Sharon Preves

    Sexuality
    Sociology of human sexuality

    Social Justice

    Melissa S. Embser-Herbert

    Social justice

    Sociology

    Melissa S. Embser-Herbert

    Social Inequality
    Social Problems

    Sharon Preves

    Medical sociology
    Social movements
    Social psychology
    Sociology of gender
    Sociology of human sexuality

    Sports

    Dave Wright

    Sports Information Director, Hamline University


    Students

    Patricia Palmerton

    Communication effectiveness with students

    Alan Sickbert

    Campus life
    Crisis response
    Diversity
    Student demographics
    Student issues
    Students

    Supreme Court

    Stephen Arnott

    United States Supreme Court

    Leondra Hanson

    United States Supreme Court

    Meg Hobday

    United States Supreme Court

    Jeanne Kosieradzki  

    United States Supreme Court


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    Theatre

    Jeff Turner

    Criticism
    Dramatic literature
    Performance theory
    Theatre history

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    Violence

    Duane L. Cady

    Ethics and violence
    Nonviolence

    Patricia Palmerton

    Communication and conflict
    Communication and domestic abuse
    Terrorism and communication

    Ken Fox

    Peace Building

    War

    Duane L. Cady

    Ethics and violence
    Just War tradition
    Morality and war
    Nonviolence
    Pacifism
    War and pacifism

    Women

    Meg Hobday

    Law and feminist theory

    Nancy Holland

    Feminist philosophy

    Jenny Keil

    Gender pay differential
    Women and money
    Women and compensation
    Women and work

    Kristin Mapel-Bloomberg

    Women's studies

    Deanna A. Thompson

    Feminism
    Women and religious leadership roles


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