Anna E. Ward, Ph.D.

Anna Ward

Position Title
Grants and Program Manager

  • Feminist Research Institute

Anna Ward, PhD, is a specialist in feminist, gender, and sexuality-related knowledge production and is committed to helping faculty, staff, and students produce transformative work within and beyond the universityShe has a PhD in Women's Studies from UCLA and a BA in Women's Studies and Politics from UC Santa Cruz. Ward has over ten years of teaching experience in Gender and Sexuality Studies programs at Swarthmore College, Smith College, and UC Davis. Her research appears in publications such as Camera Obscura, Women's Studies QuarterlyThe Scholar & Feminist, and Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience.

Selected Publications:

Ward, A.E. (2019). Sexperts and Sex Education in the West. In H. Chiang et al. (Eds.), The Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer History.  New York: Scribner.
Ward, A.E. (2018). Between the Screens: Brain Imaging, Pornography, and Sexuality Research. Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience.
Ward, A. E. (2016). Queer Affects/Queer Access. In S. Willie-LeBreton (Ed.), Transforming the Academy: Faculty Perspectives on Diversity and Pedagogy. Rutgers, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
Ward, A. E. (2015). Sex and 'The Me Decade': Sex and Dating Advice Literature of the 1970s. Women's Studies Quarterly.
Ward, A. E. (2015).  The Labors of Sex Work: The Pedagogical Role of Documentary Film. In A. Juhasz and A. Lebow (Eds.) Blackwell Companion to Contemporary Documentary Cinema. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Press.
Ward, A. E. (2013). Fat Bodies/Thin Critique: Animating and Absorbing Fat Embodiments. The Scholar & Feminist.
A. Saguy and A.E. Ward. (2011). Coming Out as Fat: Rethinking Stigma. Social Psychology Quarterly.

Ward, A.E. (2010). Pantomimes of Ecstasy: and the Representation of Pleasure. Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies.