Priscilla Yamin new head of WGSS

Congratulations to Priscilla Yamin, associate professor in the Department of Political Science, now the newly named department head of the Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies.

Yamin is also a member of the CSWS Advisory Board. She is the author of American Marriage: A Political Institution (University of Pennsylvania Press, Fall 2012).

Yamin holds a PhD in political science and an MA in gender studies and feminist theory from the New School for Social Research. She earned her BA in history from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. 

Yamin worked as a research associate for the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society from 2004-2007.