Gender & Women's Studies Faculty

Full-Time Faculty

Gender & Women's Studies Faculty - Dr. Simona Sharoni

Professor, Chair

Simona Sharoni is an internationally known feminist scholar, researcher, and activist. She holds a Ph.D. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason University and an M.A. degree in Counseling from Haifa University, Israel. She is the author of Gender and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: The Politics of Women's Resistance, (Syracuse University Press, 1995). Prior to joining us, Simona taught at Haifa University in Israel, American University in Washington DC, The Evergreen State College and St. Martin's University in Olympia, WA and the University of Oregon in Eugene, OR. Simona has conducted field research and written extensively on gender dynamics in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the North of Ireland. Militarization and de-militarization and the relationship between violence against women and the violence of war have been among her primary topics of interest. She is currently working on a project on feminist critical pedagogy and a book on men and masculinity in the age of empire. Simona is a single mother who enjoys world music, drumming and dancing. For more detail and selected publications check out: simonasharoni.com. Dr. Sharoni teaches Global Perspectives on Women's Issues and Introduction to Gender & Women's Studies.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University
  • M.A. in Counseling, Haifa University, Israel

Teaching Areas

  • Global Perspectives on Women's Issues
  • Introduction to Gender & Women's Studies

Research Areas

  • Gender dynamics in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the North of Ireland
  • Militarization and de-militarization and the relationship between violence against women and the violence of war

Contact Simona Sharoni

Office: Hawkins Hall 100A
Phone:(518) 564-3026
E-mail: sshar001@plattsburgh.edu