Agatha Beins, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of the Multicultural Women's and Gender Studies Master's Program

Office: HDB 307L
Office Phone: 940-898-2117

Teaching Areas: Foundations of Scholarly Inquiry, Feminist Theories, Art and Activism, Women, Culture and Society, Women and Advertising, Composition

Research Interests: Histories of feminism and womens studies, social movements, print and material cultures, cultural studies, art and activism, pedagogy, feminist geography


Degree Date Field Institution
Ph.D. 2011 Womens and Gender Studies Rutgers University
M.F.A. 2005 Creative Writing and Poetry Eastern Washington University
M.A. 2003 Women's Studies University of Arizona
B.A. 1998 Classical Languages Carleton College

Selected Publications

  1. Beins, Agatha. A World Wide Conspiracy of Radical Lesbians: Ain’t I a Woman? and Lesbian Feminism in the 1970s. Sinister Wisdom 2011: 82:16-23. Print.
  2. Beins, Agatha. Sisterly Solidarity: Politics and Rhetoric of the Direct Address in U.S. Feminism in the 1970s. Women, A Cultural Review 2010: 21(3):293-308.
  3. Beins, Agatha. Review of "Generation M: Misogyny in Media & Culture and Women Behind the Camera". Films for the Feminist Classroom 2010: 1 (1):
  4. Beins, Agatha. Comparative Perspectives Symposium: Feminist Zines. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 2009: 35(1):1-74. Print.
  5. Beins, Agatha. What Bodies Become: Review of "Self-Portrait with Crayon". Redactions: Poetry & Poetics 2009: 12:72-73.
  6. Beins, Agatha & Barney Beins. Effective Writing in Psychology: Papers, Posters, and Presentations. Blackwell, 2008.
  7. Beins, Agatha & Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy.Women's Studies for the Future: Foundations, Interrogations, Politics. Rutgers University Press, 2005.

Honors & Awards

Date Award Issuing Institution
2012 College of Arts and Sciences Development Funds Texas Womans University
2010-2011 Center for Historical Analysis Graduate Fellowship Rutgers University
2009-2010 American Dissertation Fellowship American Association of University Women
2009-2010 Research Grant State Historical Society of Iowa
2009-2010 Travel-to-Collections Grant Tulane University Newcomb College Center for Research of Women
2008-2009 Dissertation Grant Schlesinger Library, Radcliff Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
2008-2009 John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation Research Stipend Historical Society of Southern California
2008-2009 Margaret Storrs Grierson Scholar-in-Residence Fellowship Sophia Smith College, Smith College
2008-2009 Mary Lily Travel Grant

Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture, Duke University

2007-2008 Graduate Fellow

Institute for Research on Women's Seminar "Communities: Research and Action," Rutgers University

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