Ugena Whitlock

Associate Chair, Interdisciplinary Studies Department
Coordinator, Religious Studies Program
Associate Professor of Adolescent Education and Interdisciplinary Studies

Contact Information

Office: Social Sciences (SO 22), Room 2005
Phone: 470-578-2431
Fax: 470-578-9141


Ugena Whitlock is Associate Professor of Curriculum & Instruction and Gender & Women’s Studies. She came to KSU in 2005 after earning her doctorate at LSU. Courses she regularly teaches in ISD's Gender & Women's Studies and American Studies Programs include Queer Theory & Sexualities and Gender & Pop Culture.

She is the author of This Corner of Canaan: Curriculum Studies of Place and the Reconstruction of the South and editor of Queer South Rising: Voices of a Contested Place. Her research explores reconstructing self and society, drawing from her experiences growing up in a working-class, fundamentalist Christian family in the South.

Program Members

Dickey, Jennifer
Dudenhoeffer, Larrie
Eanes, Edward
Giddens, Elizabeth
Hedeen, Tim
Hill, Rebecca
Jaramillo, Nathalia
Keltner, Stacy
Kim, Na-Rae
King, David
LeBaron, Alan
Lewis, Catherine
Lieberman, Robbie
McClintock, Diana
McFarland, Ashley
McGrew, Mandy
Miller, Cherie
Morgan, Nina
Niemann, Linda
Nystrom, Elsa
Paracka, Daniel
Patton, Randy
Piecuch, Jim
Pynn, Tom
Reeve, Kay
Richards, Anne
Silva, Ernesto
Stewart, Linda
Thomas, Griselda
Thomas, Joe
Way, Albert
Whitlock, Ugena
Wright, Trey