Department Faculty
Amy E. Farrell
Professor of American Studies and Women's and Gender Studies; John J. Curley '60 and Ann Conser Curley '63 Faculty Chair in the Liberal Arts; Executive Director of the Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues (1991).
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B.A., Ohio University, 1985; M.A., University of Minnesota, 1988; Ph.D., 1991.
Dickinson Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2005-06

Amy E. Farrell is the Ann and John Curley Chair of Liberal Arts and Professor of American Studies and Women's and Gender Studies at Dickinson College. Her research focuses on the history of second wave feminism, representations of gender and feminism in popular culture, and the history and representation of the body and fatness. She is the author of two books: Yours in Sisterhood: Ms. Magazine and the Promise of Popular Feminism (University of North Carolina Press, 1998) and Fat Shame: Stigma and the fat Body in American Culture (New York University Press, 2011).
Eric Vazquez
Visiting Assistant Professor of American Studies (2015).
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B.A., Kenyon College, 2003; Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 2015.

Eric Vázquez specializes on U.S. Latina/o and Transnational American studies. His research interests include U.S. relations with Central America, warfare and culture, undocumented immigration, social solidarities, and cultures of capitalism. His courses focus on comparative minority cultures, politics, and histories.

Emeriti Faculty
Lonna Malmsheimer
Research and Professor Emerita

Currently working with the Central Pennsylvania LGBT History Project as Trainer, Interviewer, videographer and Steering Committee member.