Deirdre Egan

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University of Iowa
Gender, Women's, & Sexuality Studies

Deirdre Egan is the assistant director of the University of Iowa’s Writing Center and an adjunct assistant professor for the Departments of Anthropology and Rhetoric. She has a PhD from the Department of Gender, Women’s, & Sexuality Studies, where she studied the intersections of science, race, and gender. She teaches courses on race, gender, sexuality, and composition, and conducts research at the Writing Center on writing development with Professor Carol Severino. She co-directs Crossing the Social/Biological Divide, an Obermann Working Group, and is on the executive board of Iowa City’s Darwin Day committee.