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Term Professor of Women's Studies and American Culture Lecturer IV
2231 Lane Hall 204 S. State St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1290
Office Location(s): 2231 Lane Hall
Department of Women's Studies Website
Esther Newton is Term Professor of American Culture and Women's Studies. She is also Professor of Anthropology and Kempner Distinguished Professor Emerita at Purchase College, SUNY. She was a founder of the Lesbian and Gay Studies Program at Purchase College, the author of numerous articles and of Mother Camp: Female Impersonators in America; Cherry Grove, Fire Island: 60 Years in America's First Gay and Lesbian Town and Margaret Mead Made Me Gay: Personal Essays, Public Ideas. The last two won the Ruth Benedict Award of the Society of Lesbian and Gay Anthropologists of the American Anthropological Association. Her next project is a memoir, My Butch Career. She is a Michigan alum, class of '62.
Lane Hall Room 1122204 S. State St.
Ann Arbor, MI