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Sheridan, Robyn

Doctoral Candidate of Education,Southern Illinois University
M.S.Ed-Higher Education,Southern Illinois University

Adjunct Faculty

Department: Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Phone: (845) 257-2975

Office Hours

By Appointment at Southside House

Career History

Robyn taught a foundations course called Diversity in Schooling in the Teacher Education Program at Southern Illinois University. She currently teaches Women, Images, and Realities in the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program.

Teaching Interests

Robyn's teaching interests center power, privilege and difference at the intersections of identity specifically in the context of pedagogy and education. Her teaching interests also include feminist and anti-oppressive pedagogies, women and gender in higher education, pedagogy and performance, and intercultural communications.

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Dissertation Research Award Fellowship, 2012-2013, Southern Illinois University
Raymond Foster Award, 2009, Southern Illinois University


Yakaboski, T., Sheridan, R. and Dade, K. (2013). Is higher education a form of dowry:? Indian students’ migration and intentions. Journal of Studies in International Education, doi: 10.1177/102831531349706

Sheridan, R. and Donahoo, S. (2012). Review of Fallon, Moira, & Brown, Susan (Eds.) (2010) Teaching Inclusively in Higher Education. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, Inc. In The Education Review, February 2012.