Founding Director

Sally Roesch Wagner, Ph.Dphoto-2009-SRW

One of the first women to receive a doctorate for work in women’s studies in the United States (UC Santa Cruz, 1978), Dr. Wagner is also a founder of one of the country’s first women’s studies programs at California State University, Sacramento (1970). A women’s studies faculty member for 41 years, she is currently adjunct faculty in the Honors Program at Syracuse University. Wagner is the nation’s foremost authority on Matilda Joslyn Gage.


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