Leila Rupp WS '75
For her 2003 book, Drag Queens at the 801 Cabaret, which she co-wrote with Verta Taylor, Leila Rupp went undercover as a drag queen.
Currently a professor of women's studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Dr. Rupp has watched the discipline of women's studies evolve over the past 30 years, developing, she says, "in enormously complex ways, including, perhaps most prominently, deconstructing the category "woman.'"
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The Woodrow Wilson
Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
in Women's Studies
Women's Studies Selection Committees—2012
FINAL SELECTION COMMITTEE
Janet Golden • History, Rutgers University
Regina Smith Oboler WS ’75 • Anthropology, Ursinus College
Martha Nell Smith WS ’84 • English, University of Maryland
Randy Albelda • Economics, University of Massachusetts
Amrita Basu WS ’80 • Political Science, Amherst College
Antoinette Burton WS ’88 • History, University of Illinois
Anne D'Alleva • Art History and Women's Studies, University of Connecticut
Alice Dan WS ’74 • Psychology, University of Illinois, Chicago
Claire Fontijn WS ’91 • Music, Wellesley College
Laura Klein WF • Anthropology, Pacific Lutheran University
Marilee Lindemann WS ’87 • English, University of Maryland
Leila Rupp WS ’75 • History, University of California, Santa Barbara
Leslie Salzinger WS ’93 • Gender and Women's Studies, University of California, Berkeley
WF = Woodrow Wilson Fellow
WS = Woodrow Wilson Women's Studies Fellow