|Name:||Dr. JoAnne Myers|
|Title:||Associate Professor of Political Science; Political Science Internship Coordinator, Director of Public Administration Concentration.|
|Office Location:||Fontaine 315|
|Extension:||(845) 575-3000 ext. 2234|
B.A. Philosophy and Government, Skidmore College
Dr. JAM, as her students call her, believes in active citizenship. She serves as the Vice President of the board of the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center. She is an emertis board member and former Chair of the Board of the Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val Kill. Previously she has served as President of the Board of The Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, and on the executive Board of the Grace Smith House.
She is currently a Ulster County Human Rights Commissioner.
Dr. JAM co-founded The Women and Society Conference which just had its 24th annual meeting. It is an international feminist conference. See: http://www.marist.edu/liberalarts/womensstudies/conference.html. She also co-founded the Women's Studies Porgram at Marist.
Academic interests: Political thought (liberal democratic and Feminist); Applied Political Theory; Public Policy: environment, women & gender; Political Communication; and Citizen and State Relations.
|Awards & Honors:||
Editorial Board Politics& Gender Board Member Emeritus, The Eleanor Roosevelt Leadership Center at Vall Kill
The Historical Dictionary of the Lesbian and Gay Liberation Movements (Scarecrow Press, 2013) The A to Z of the Lesbian Liberation Movement (Scarecrow Press, 2009);"Feminist, History of" in Sex from Plato to Paglia:A Philosophical Encyclopedia [Two Volumes] Alan Soble, editor (Greenwood Press, 2005); The Historical Dictionary of the Lesbian Liberation Movement: Still the Rage (Scarecrow Press, Rowman and Littlefield, 2003); "Public Discourse: Property Rights, Public Good and NIMBY" in Contested Terrain, Silver and Melkonian, eds. (Greenwood Press, 1995); "'Truth' and Advocacy: A Feminist Perspective ", PS:Political Science and Politics (Dec. 1998).