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University of Illinois Springfield

Department of Women and Gender Studies University of Illinois Springfield

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Faculty and Staff: Emeriti Faculty

Rachell AndersonRachell Anderson
Associate Professor, Women’s Studies and Human Services
Psy.D. Psychology, Adler School of Professional Psychology

Email: rande@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-7572
Office:  BRK 337


Mattilou Catchpole

Mattilou Catchpole
Professor Emerita, Women’s Studies
CRNA, PhD

Email: mcatc1@uis.edu


Jan Droegkamp

Jan Droegkamp
Professor Emerita, Liberal Studies/Individual Option, Women’s Studies, African-American Studies
Ed.D., University of Massachusetts

Email: jdroe1@uis.edu


Judy Everson

Judy Everson
Professor Emerita, English, Women’s Studies

Email: jever1@uis.edu

Teaching Interests: American Literature


Nancy Ford

Nancy Ford
Professor Emerita, Legal Studies
J.D., Temple University

Email: nford1@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-6358

Teaching Interests: Family Law, Legal Writing and Analysis, and Introduction to Graduate Legal Studies. She was co-director of the Downstate Illinois Innocence Project which, working with faculty and students in the Legal Studies and other disciplines provides students with an opportunity to conduct investigations in cases where inmates are incarcerated for crimes they did not commit.


Barbara Hayler

Barbara Hayler
Professor Emerita, Criminal Justice
Ph.D. Political Science, University of Washington

Email: bhayl1@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-7586
Office: WUIS 57 (Mailstop: PAC 384)

Teaching, Scholarship, and Service Interests: Law and public policy, Title IX in education and athletics, violence against women and children, criminal law and procedure


Jackie Jackson

Jackie Jackson
Professor Emerita, English, Women’s Studies

Email: jjack1@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 544-2916
Office: CBM 71


Sandra J. Mills
Associate Professor and Field Education Director, Social Work
LCSW, ACSW, EdD

Email: mills.sandra@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-7602
Office: BRK 346


Rosamond Robbert
Associate Professor Emerita, Human Services (Gerontology)

Email: rrobb1@uis.edu
Phone: (269) 382-1535

Teaching Interests: Social gerontology, sociology of knowledge, critical theory, feminist theory, issues of older women and teaching.


Pat Langley
Professor Emerita, Legal Studies and Women and Gender Studies

Email: plang1@uis.edu