Gender Studies Program
215 O'Shaughnessy Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556 USA
Phone (574) 631-4266
Fax (574) 631-2107
Director of Graduate Studies
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Anna P. Wald is the current postdoctoral research fellow in Gender Studies at the University of Notre Dame. She received her Doctorate in Feminist Studies from UC Santa Barbara (2022), and was previously appointed as a visiting assistant professor in Gender and Sexuality Studies at Bates College (2022-2023). Her research focuses on race, gender, and technology, with a specialization in digital culture studies, online discourse analysis, and racialized media.
Perin Gürel is Assistant Professor of American Studies and Concurrent Assistant Professor of Gender Studies at the University of Notre Dame. Her research and teaching explore the United States in the world and the world in the United States through transnational feminist lenses, with special focus on U.S.-Middle East relations and Islam in the United States after World War I. She is also Faculty Fellow for the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies at Notre Dame.
The Gender Studies Steering Committee advises and assists the Director on matters pertaining to the Program’s academic curriculum and programming. Members of the Committee also help to promote the Gender Studies Program as a scholarly community committed to the interdisciplinary study of gender and sexuality. Current Steering Committee Members