Experts Guide — Gender

History of modern Europe — France and the Third Republic — Poverty and social welfare — Industrialization — Gender — Philanthropy
Steve Beaudoin

Cantrell Associate Professor of History
B.A., Bates College; M.A., University of Maine;
M.A., Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University

Has published on the development of the European welfare state, charity in Third Republic France, the industrial revolution, poverty in world history, and the history of childhood and gender socialization. In addition, teaches classes on modern China, world history, modern Europe, industrialization, and gender
in Europe and the United States.



Modern languages — Theater in 17th century Spain
Mary Daniels

Associate Professor of Spanish
B.A., University of North Carolina; M.A., University of Wisconsin;
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Has taught Spanish in a variety of settings. Advanced research and scholarly presentations delving into the role of women in the theater in 17th century Spain. Resident director of Centre's program in Ecuador during fall 1998.



Legal psychology — Changes of venue in high profile criminal cases — Difficulty of recognizing
juror bias in voir dire (jury selection) — Psychology of gender — Sex bias in language — Female under-representation and father invisibility in children’s books — Son/daughter preference
Mykol Hamilton

Stodghill Professor of Psychology
B.A., Stanford University; M.A., San Jose State University;
M.A., Ph.D., University of California

Scholarly interests focus on changes of venue in highly publicized criminal cases, juror bias, female under-representation and father invisibility in children’s books, sex bias in language, and son/daughter preference. Research on AIDS issues related to people's attitudes toward homosexuality. Has frequently delivered papers at scholarly conferences, including an invited address on her research on AIDS risk perception. Co-author, with David Anderson, of “Gender Role Stereotyping of Parents in Children's Picture Books: The Invisible Father”. Recently presented paper at the American Psychology-Law Society conference called “Lies, Damn Lies, and Voir Dire: Uncovering Prospective Juror Bias in Highly Publicized Cases.”



African politics — Women and development in West Africa — Democratic transitions in Africa —
Peace Corps
Lori Hartmann-Mahmud

Hower Associate Professor of International Studies
B.A., Denison University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Denver

Former Peace Corps volunteer in Tahoua, Niger, West Africa. An Ambassadorial Graduate Rotary Scholar in Senegal, West Africa. Articles published in journals including Africa Today.