History of the Gender Studies Program
The gender studies program in Fulbright College was founded in 1993. In 2013, Lisa Corrigan was named the director of the gender studies program. Former directors include Anna Zajicek, professor of sociology, Lynda Coon, professor of history, Susan Marren, associate professor of English, and co-Directors Marren and Dave Fredrick, associate professor of world languages, literatures and cultures. The program was the product of the organization Fulbright Women, whose leaders included faculty members and administrators Diane Blair (political science), Margaret Bolsterli (English), Elizabeth Payne (history), Judith Ricker (world languages, literatures and cultures), Mary Jo Schneider (anthropology), and Barbara Taylor (human resources).