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Gladys Jiménez-Muñoz

GladysAssociate Professor (Director of Undergraduate Studies)

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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 “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:

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