College of Arts and Sciences

Janet Badia, Ph.D., Ohio State University
Professor & Director of Women's Studies

Janet Badia, Ph.D. 

  • Office: Women's Studies, Liberal Arts, Room 35E
  • Phone: 260-481-6895
  • E-mail:

Research Interests: The history of women's reading; feminist theory; girl culture; women and popular culture; women and higher education; and American women writers, most notably Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton.


WOST W210: Introduction to Women's Studies
WOST W302: Girl Culture in the U.S.
WOST W302: Women's Self-Portraits in Literature & Art
WOST W302: Sylvia Plath
WOST W302: Women Novelists in the U. S.
WOST W304: Feminist Theories
WOST W400: Disciplining Women's Studies