Megan Williams, Ph.D.

Program Coordinator
Primary office:
785-864-8062


Megan earned her MA and PhD in American Studies and a Graduate Certificate in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from the University of Kansas. To her position as Program Coordinator, she brings over a decade of undergraduate teaching experience in the fields of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; American Studies; and Sociology. She has published a number of academic book reviews, journal articles, and scholarly essays that explore issues of gender, race, sexuality, and class. She is committed to advancing intersectional social justice education and advocacy; feminist consciousness raising; college student activism; and community building practices rooted in vulnerability, empathy, and love.


Did You Know..
  • Only 23% of all Distinguished Professors at KU are women, compared to 24% three years ago
  • Of the 165 members of the Kansas legislature, only 40 are women
  • Only 3 of the 14 Kansas Court of Appeals Judges are women
  • 31% of Kansas families with a single-female head of household live below the poverty level
  • Median earnings in Kansas for women are just 77% of what median earnings are for men

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