Faculty and Staff: Core Faculty

Michael J. Murphy
Associate Professor
MA, Ph.D. in Art History & Archaeology (with Graduate Certificate in Women and Gender Studies), Washington University in St. Louis

Email: mmurp4@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-8510
Office: UHB 3038

Interests: feminist and queer approaches to popular visual culture; LGBTQIA+/sexuality studies; critical men’s/masculinity studies.

Hinda SeifAssistant Professor Hinda Seif (SOA/WMS)
Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology, University of California, Davis
MA in Women’s Studies,¬†University of Arizona

Email: hseif2@uis.edu
Phone: 217 206-8413
Office: UHB 3034

Interests: Mexican migration and the US-Mexico border; interactions of gender, race/ethnicity, class, sexuality, and nation; critical policy studies; law and society; human rights and citizenship; labor and work; Latino Studies; qualitative research methods.