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Natalie Wilson, PhD

Natalie Wilson, PhD

Women's Studies Lecturer

Office: SBSB 4105B

Natalie Wilson, PhD

Natalie Wilson teaches Literature and Women’s Studies at Cal State University San Marcos. Her areas of specialization include feminist theory, popular culture, women’s literature, militarism, pedagogy, and activism.




  • Gender, Race, and Class in Contemporary Societies
  • Feminist Pedagogies in Practice
  • Feminist Perspectives: Theory and Research
  • Introduction to Women's Studies



Dr. Wilson is the author of Seduced by Twilight and co-editor of Theorizing Twilight, both from McFarland press. She has several publications in academic anthologies, including work in  Mothers Who Deliver: Feminist Interventions in Public and Interpersonal Discourse (S U N Y Series in Feminist Criticism and Theory), (Re)Interpretations: The Shapes of Justice in Women's Experience, Womanhood in Anglophone Literary Culture: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Perspectives, Butler Matters: Judith Butler’s Impact on Feminist and Queer Studies. Her articles have appeared in journals such as Women and Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory and Feminist Media Studies. She is also a regular contributor to Ms. blog, Girl With Pen, and Womanist Musings and is on the editorial board of the Feminist Media Studies imprint from University of Illinois Press. She is part of the online scholarly collective Fembot and is one of the founding editors of (United States Military Violence Against Women), which features her Ms. magazine article “Culture of Rape.”

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