Faculty

Gladys Jiménez-Muñoz


GladysAssociate Professor (Director of Undergraduate Studies)

Office: LT 410
Office hours as posted or by appointment.
Email: gjimenez@binghamton.edu


Gladys M. Jiménez-Muñoz is an Associate Professor in Sociology and Director of Undergraduate Studies (returning in Fall 2011). PhD in U.S.Women’s History from Binghamton University in 1994. Her research and scholarly interests include: U. S. Women's History; Latinas/os in the U.S.; Puerto Rican Women’s History; Feminist theories; Cultural studies and a critique of Coloniality. She has published numerous articles on Latina/os and Puerto Rican women’s history, such as, “Social Polarization and Colonized Labor: Puerto Ricans in the United States, 1945-2000” (co-authored chapter with Kelvin Santiago-Valles) in The Columbia History of Latinos in the United States, 1960 to the Present, edited by David Gutierrez (NYC: Columbia University Press, 2004), 62-149; “Carmen María Colón Pellot: On ‘Womanhood’ and ‘Race’ in Puerto Rico during the Interwar Period,” The New Centennial Review 3:3 (2003): 71-92; ;“The Black-Face of Puerto Rican Whites: Race and Representation in Postwar Puerto Rico,” The Latino Review of Books (2002): 99-117; Conversation With Juan Sánchez (Bronx Museum of Art, NY., Sept. 16, 1998),” in Ijele: Art eJournal of the African World, 1:2 (2000). Online art journal http://www.ijele.com “Literacy, Class, and Sexuality in the Debate on Women’s Suffrage in Puerto Rico During the 1920s,” in Puerto Rican Women’s History, edited by Félix V. Matos and Linda Delgado (New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1998), 143-170; "Re-Thinking the History of Puerto Rican Women's Suffrage," in Centro, VII:1 (Winter 94-95/Spring 95): 96-106, and "The Elusive Signs of African-Ness: Race and Representation Among Latinas in the United States," in Border/Lines 29/30 (1993): 9-15. She was a Ford Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellow (1998-99). She has done editorial reviews for Gender & Society and other journals. She is member of the editorial board of several journals: Wagadu: Journal of Transnational Women's and Gender Studies; Proud Flesh New Afrikan Journal of Culture, Politics & Consciousnes; and Phoebe: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Feminist Scholarship Theory and Aesthetics. Treasurer of PRSA for two terms (2001-2002 and 2003-2004), Program Chair for the PRSA conference at Cornell University in 2006, Vice-President/President Elect for 2007-2008, President of PRSA for 2009-2010, and mow is serving as PRSA Past-President for the 2011-2012 term.

 

Recent Courses:

Gender and Society

Recent Publications:

A. Editorial Work:

Jimenez-Munoz, Gladys M., Guest Editor,"Interrogating Intersections: Women's Studies/Ethnic Studies," Phoebe: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Feminist Scholarship Theory and Aesthetics, 7:1/2 (Fall/Spring 1995).

B. Articles in Refereed Journals:

  • Jimenez-Munoz, Gladys M., "Carmen Maria Colon Pellot: On 'Womanhood' and 'Race' in Puerto Rico during the Interwar Period," The New Centennial Review 3:3 (Fall 2003): 71-92.
  • Jimenez-Munoz, Gladys M., "The Black-Face of Puerto Rican Whites: Race and Representation in Postwar Puerto Rico," The Latino Review of Books (2002): 99-117.
  • Jimenez-Munoz, Gladys M., "!Xiomara, mi hejmana!: Diplo y el travestismo racial en el Puerto Rico de los anos '50," Bordes, 2 (1995): 15-27.
  • Jimenez-Munoz, Gladys M., "Re-Thinking the History of Puerto Rican Women's Suffrage," Centro de Estudios Puertorriquenos VII:1 (Winter 94-95/Spring 95): 96-106
  • Jimenez-Munoz, Gladys M., "!Arrancame la vida!: masculinidad, poder y los obstaculos al sexo seguro," Centro de Estudios Puertorriquenos VI: 1/2 (Spring 1994): 128-135.
  • Jimenez-Munoz, Gladys M., "The Elusive Signs of African-Ness: Race and Representation Among Latinas in the United States," Border/Lines 29/30 (1993): 9-15.
  • Jimenez-Munoz, Gladys M., "The Work of Juan Sanchez," Centro de Estudios Puertorriquenos (Winter 1991-92): 10-11.
  • Britzman, Deborah P., Kelvin A. Santiago-Valles, Gladys M. Jimenez-Munoz, , and Laura Lamash, "Dusting Off the Erasures: Race, Gender, and the Problems of Pedagogy" in Education and Society, guest editor, Peter McLaren, 9: 1-2 (1991): 88-99.

C. Book Chapters:

  • Jimenez-Munoz, Gladys M., "Carmen Maria Colon Pellot: mujer y raza en Puerto Rico entre las dos guerras" in Contrapunteo de genero y raza en Puerto Rico, edited by Idsa Alegria Ortega and Palmira N. Rios Gonzalez, (San Juan, Puerto Rico: Centro de Investigaciones Sociales, UPR, 2005), 73-94.
  • Kelvin Santiago-Valles and Gladys M. Jimenez-Munoz, "Social Polarization and Colonized Labor: Puerto Ricans in the United States, 1945-2000." In The Columbia History of Latinos in the United States, 1960 to the Present, edited by David Gutierrez (NYC: Columbia University Press, 2004), 62-149.
  • Jimenez-Munoz, Gladys M., "Leaving Normal": Transcending Normativity Within the Feminist/Women’s History Classroom," I’ve Got a Story to Tell: Identity and Place in the Academy, edited by Sandra Jackson and Jose Solis Jordan (New York: Peter Lang, 1999), 57-70.
  • Jimenez-Munoz, Gladys M., "Literacy, Class, and Sexuality in the Debate on Women’s Suffrage in Puerto Rico During the 1920s," Puerto Rican Women’s History, edited by Felix V. Matos and Linda Delgado (New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1998), 143-170.
  • Jimenez-Munoz, Gladys M., "'So We Decided to Come and Ask You Ourselves': The 1928 U.S. Congressional Hearing on Women's Suffrage in Puerto Rico," Puerto Rican Jam: Essays on Culture and Politics, edited by Frances Negron and Ramon Grosfoguel (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1997), 140-165.
  • Britzman, Deborah P., Kelvin A. Santiago-Valles, Gladys M. Jimenez-Munoz, , and Laura Lamash, "Dusting Off the Erasures: Race, Gender, and the Problems of Pedagogy," in Post-Modernism, Post-Coloniality and Pedagogy, edited by Peter McLaren (Albert Park: James Nicholas Publishing, 1996), 145-166 .
  • Jimenez-Munoz, Gladys M., "Joining Our Differences: The Problems of Lesbian Subjectivity Among Women of Color," Moving Beyond Boundaries: Black Women's Diaspora, Vol. 2, edited by Carole Boyce Davies (New York: New York University Press, 1995), 112-125.
  • Britzman, Deborah P., Kelvin A. Santiago-Valles, Gladys M. Jimenez-Munoz, , and Laura Lamash, "Slips That Show and Tell: Fashioning Multiculture as a Problem of Representation," in Race, Identity, and Representation in Education, edited by Cameron McCarthy and Warren Crichlow (New York: Routledge Press, 1993), 188-200.
  • Jimenez-Munoz, Gladys M., "The Crossroads of Gender and History: Incorporating Latin American and Caribbean Women into the Curriculum," Integrating Latin American and Caribbean Women into the Curriculum and Research, edited by Edna Acosta-Belen and Christine E. Bose, State University of New York, (University at Albany: CELAC and IROW, 1991), 112-120.

Last Updated: 11/24/14