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Anna Ward

Lecturer in the Study of Women and Gender

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Office Hours T 1-2:30 and by appointment

Anna E. Ward received her B.A. in Women's Studies and Politics from the University of California, Santa Cruz and her Ph.D. in Women's Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles.

She teaches courses in queer and LGBT studies, visual and popular culture, embodiment, and feminist theory. Before joining Smith, she was a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Gender & Sexuality Studies Program at Swarthmore College from 2010-2012. She remained at Swarthmore in 2012-2013 as Program Coordinator of the Gender & Sexuality Studies Program.

Her work has appeared in Camera Obscura, Social Psychology Quarterly, American Quarterly, and The Scholar & Feminist. Works in progress include a book project on queer flirtation in contemporary visual culture.