Chair and Lecturer in Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
M.A. Columbia University (1984)
Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Economics (1991)
WGSS 211 / ECON 211Gender in the Global Economy (not offered 2019/20)
WGSS 230 / AFR 230Gender, Sexuality, and Global HIV/AIDS (not offered 2019/20)
WGSS 244 TActually Existing Alternative Economies (not offered 2019/20)
WGSS 411Advanced Readings and Research (not offered 2019/20)
- Public Health
- Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
‘Sex, Gender and AIDS’, Econatrocity, Center for Popular Economics, December 2002.
“Treating AIDS in Developing Countries’ Econatrocity, Center for Popular Economics, December 2002.
‘Empowering Black Women’, NALEDI Policy Bulletin, Johannesburg, South Africa. November 1999.
‘Small May Be Beautiful For Some, But Not For Workers’, with Claire Horton, NALEDI, Johannesburg, South Africa. November 1999.
‘Women’s Access to Credit’, prepared for ILO capacity-building program on Gender Equality, Employment Promotion and Poverty Eradication, September 1999.
‘Producers and Parasites; The Uses of Rent Seeking’, Review of Radical Political Economics June 1996.
‘From the Heavens to the Trading Floor: Viewing the Stock Exchange’s Spectacle of Prophecy’, Institute for Advanced Study, 1995.
‘Cocaine Capitalism’, in Gerald Epstein, Julie Graham and Jessica Nembhard, ed.s, Creating the New World Economy 1993: Temple University Press.
‘Jekyll and Hyde: the Political and Cultural Economy of Narcoterror’. With James Der Derian, in Thomas Dumm and Fred Dolan, ed.s, Rhetorical Republic: Governing Representations in American Politics University of Massachusetts Press, 1993.
Currently working on research project on care labor and HIV/AIDS in Uganda.
Selected Work Experience
Lecturer, Harvard University, 2001 – 2006.
Staff Economist, Center for Popular Economics, Amherst MA, 1990-present.
Founder, Ulalo (Organization working to build bridges between people in the US and African women fighting HIV/AIDS, with emphasis on care labor and collaborative video), 2002-present.