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Dr. Ann Oberhauser

Dr. Ann Oberhauser

Professor of Sociology

Director, Women’s and Gender Studies

Research Colleagues and Co-authors 

Gender and Microfinance in the Global South 

Seela AladuwakaSeela Aladuwaka, Associate Professor of Geography, Dept. of Advancement Studies, Alabama State University ( )

Oberhauser, Ann M. and Seela Aladuwaka (2020) “Feminist perspectives on microfinance and women’s empowerment.” Journal of Development Perspectives. 4(1-2):59-78.

“’Out of the kitchen’: Gender, empowerment and microfinance programs in Sri Lanka.” In Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo and Ann M. Oberhauser (eds.) Global Perspectives on Gender and Space: Engaging Feminism and Development, pp.35-52, London: Routledge.


Iowa Politics and Culture Dan Krier

Dan Krier, SOC Professor ( )

Oberhauser, Ann M., Dan Krier, and Abdi Kusow (2019) “Political moderation and polarization in the heartland: Economics, rurality, and social identity in the 2016 U. S. presidential election.” The Sociological Quarterly 60(2): 224-244. doi:10.1080/00380253.2019.1580543  


Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo

Globalization and Development

Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo, Professor, Geography Department, CUNY-Cortland ( )

Oberhauser, Ann M. and Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo (eds.) (2014) Global Perspectives on Gender and Space: Engaging Feminism and Development.  London: Routledge.



Feminist Geographies of Livelihoods ResearchJennifer C. Langill

Jennifer C. Langill, PhD student, McGill University, Canada

Google Scholar


Mentoring, Women, and Gender in Academia

Kelsey Hanrahan
Kelsey Hanrahan
Martina Angela Caretta
Martina Angela Caretta

Martina Angela Caretta, Senior Lecturer, Department of Human Geography, Lund University ( )

Oberhauser, Ann M. and Martina Angela Caretta (2019) “A space for feminist mentoring: The role of Geographic Perspectives on Women (GPOW) Specialty Group in higher education.” Gender, Place and Culture 26

Kelsey Hanrahan, Townson University ( ) 

Hanrahan, Kelsey, Ann M. Oberhauser, and Darcy Besch (2020) “Redefining our identity, recognizing our challenges: GPOW becomes the Feminist Geographies Specialty Group.” The Professional Geographer 72 (4): 535-546.  DOI: 10.1080/00330124.2020.1750438


Jennifer Fluri, Associate Professor of Geography, University of Colorado-Boulder

Risa Whitson, Associate Professor of Geography, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, Ohio University

Sharlene Mollett, Associate Professor, Dept. of Human Geography and Centre for Critical Development Studies, University of Toronto, Canada 

Oberhauser, Ann M., Jennifer Fluri, Risa Whitson, and Sharlene Mollett (2017) Feminist Spaces: Gender and Geography in a Global Context. New York: Routledge.

Jennifer Fluri
Jennifer Fluri
Sharlene Mollett
Sharlene Mollett
Risa Whitson
Risa Whitson