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Lena McQuade

Professor, Chair

Dr. Lena McQuade
Lena McQuade




Stevenson Hall 3002

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Dr. McQuade’s research interests include reproductive politics, gender and race in U.S. public health, feminist interdisciplinary methodologies, U.S./Mexico border studies, and feminist, critical race, and queer theory. She has published on the history of parteras (midwives) in New Mexico, health along the U.S./Mexico border, and about the history of Jewish feminism and the bat mitzvah.


B.A.Women’s and Gender Studies/Liberal Studies (Hutchins), Sonoma State University, 1999
M.A. American Studies, University of New Mexico, 2003
Ph.D. American Studies, University of New Mexico, 2008