As a women’s college, Meredith College places special emphasis on topics relating to women. Meredith faculty have expertise in a variety of subject areas including business, communication, culture, politics, and more.

 Jo Allen

President

Expertise in:

Higher education, women’s colleges, college presidency
 Lori Brown

Professor of Sociology & Criminology | Faculty Advisor, Criminal Justice MA Program

Expertise in:

Criminology, Sociology, Teaches gender courses in sociology, Women and Crime, Human Sexuality, Population Dynamics, recent research in the public perceptions of women as police officers and police chiefs
 Steven Benko

Professor of Religious & Ethical Studies

Expertise in:

Contemporary ethical thought, ethical subjectivity, the relationship between humor, religion, and ethics, and how critical thinking strategies enhance pedagogical practices and student learning, women in culture and humor
 Angela Robbins wearing a black shirt

Associate Professor of History

Expertise in:

U.S. history, women’s history
 Ann Gleason wearing a blue shirt

Dean of Students; Deputy Title IX Coordinator

Expertise in:

Higher education, Title IX
 Anne York

Program Director and Professor, Economics

Expertise in:

Economic issues, gender issues related to the economy, gender wage gap, women’s role in corporate governance
 Betty Shannon-Prevatt wearing a blue blouse

Assistant Professor, Psychology

Expertise in:

Clinical psychology, women’s health, and women’s mental health, including perinatal and reproductive mental health
 David McLennan

Professor of Political Science; Director of the Meredith Poll

Expertise in:

Political campaigns (presidential, US Senate, gubernatorial. etc.), Political debates, Polling, Media coverage of politics, Women in politics, Political advertising. Primary author of Meredith’s report on the Status of Women in Politics, Meredith Poll Director.
 Gwynn Morris

Professor of Psychology, Department Chair for Psychology & Social Work

Expertise in:

Developmental psychology, child development, and parenting
 Jennifer Burgess posing in front of brick wall

Assistant Professor of English

Expertise in:

Women in business, technical writing in the 20th century
 Kris Macomber

Adjunct, Sociology & Criminology

Expertise in:

Sociology, criminology. Her research is focused on issues of women and gender.
 Maria Pickering

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

Expertise in:

Biology, STEM, women in STEM
 Pamela Norcross

Assistant Professor, Human Environmental Sciences & Child Development Program Coordinator

Expertise in:

Child Development, Expert in postpartum depression and maternal depression, parenting, and Child Life: children and families in healthcare
 Teresa Holder

Head, Department of Communication; Professor of Communication

Expertise in:

Communication theory, public relations, presentation, personal branding, research on women in nontraditional careers.
 Whitney Manzo

Associate Professor of Political Science; Pre-Law Advisor

Expertise in:

Women in government, women in North Carolina government, women in higher education, election laws, and issues related to representation of women and racial/ethnic minorities.