History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences

Faculty

Gail Cohee

Gail Cohee is director of the Sarah Doyle Women’s Center at Brown University. Before joining Brown in 2001, she taught courses in British literature, literature by women and women’s studies at Emporia State University in Kansas and at Skidmore College, the College of Saint Rose and Siena College in New York. She is a former member of the Governing Council of the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) and co-editor of the journal Feminist Teacher. She has published in Spenser Studies, reviewed books for Renaissance Quarterly and contributed to Brown’s online Women Writers’ Project. In addition to teaching at RISD, she teaches courses at Brown through the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women and coordinates the Sexual Assault Advocates program at Brown. Cohee earned her Ph.D. in English literature and women’s studies from Indiana University, Bloomington.