Womens and Gender Studies

Beth Kelly, Ph.D.

Professor
Schmitt Academic Center (SAC), Fifth Floor, Room 582
Phone: 773.325.1979
Email: BKelly@depaul.edu

Courses Taught

  • WGS 300 Feminist Theories
  • WGS 332/432 Creating Change: Contemporary Lesbian and Gay Politics
  • WGS 354 Contemporary Knitting: Gender Craft & Community Service
  • WGS 395 Senior Seminar
  • WGS 326/PSC 363 Women & Law
  • LGQ 150 Intro. to LGBTQ Studies
  • PSC 217 Women and U.S. Politics
  • WGS 338/438 Sexual Justice: Lesbians, Gays, and the Law
  • Queer Pioneers
  • ISP 200 Sex and Power in U.S. Politics

Areas of Interest

  • Feminist Theory
  • LBGT Politics
  • Critical Theory
  • Women and Politics
  • Queer Theory
  • Global Gender Issues
  • Democracy and Educaiton

Major Publications

  • "Three Lives: Conversations on Solidarity and Difference", with Frida Kerner Furman and Linda Williamson Nelson. Rowman and Littlefield, 2005
  • "A House Made of Words: Class, Education, and Dissidence in Three Lives", John Freeman-Moir and Alan Scott, eds. "Yesterday's Dreams: International and Critical Perspectives on Education and Social Class", University of Canterbury Press , 2002
  • "In Goldilocks' Footsteps: Exploring the Discursive Construction of Gay Masculinity in Bear Magazines," with Kate Kane, Eric Rofes and Sara Miles eds. "Opposite Sex: Lesbians and Gay Men Writing About Each Other's Sexuality", New York University Press, 1998
  • "Grounds for Criticism: Coffee, Passion, and the Politics of Feminist Discourse", in Lois Lovelace Duke, "Women in Politics: Outsiders or Insiders?", rev. ed., Prentice-Hall, 1995 and 3rd ed., Prentice-Hall, 1998
  • "Education, Democracy, and Public Knowledge", Westview Press, 1995 Recipient of Michael Harrington Award for Best Book published in 1995 from New Political Science Section of the American Political Science Association.