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Women's and Gender Studies Program
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Department of Languages and Literatures
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Department of History
Dr. Ralph Leck
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Dr. Ralph Leck earned a Ph.D. and M.A. in modern European social and intellectual history, and a certificate in Critical Theory from the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Leck teaches in the Multidisciplinary Studies Program and the University Honors Program at Indiana State University. He is a specialist in the history of European ideas, and in addition to European history, he teaches courses in social justice, gender studies, and Asian philosophy. Dr. Leck is the former director of the Peace and Justice Studies Program at Marian University (Indianapolis). He recently published Vita Sexualis: Karl Ulrichs and the Origins of Sexual Science. His other publications include: a chapter in Towards a Global History of Sexual Science, 1880-1950; his first book, Georg Simmel and Avant-Garde Sociology; his article “Privatizing Walter Benjamin: Agape, Nietzsche, and Academic Neoliberalism” in The European Legacy (2016); and his essay “Anti-Essentialist Feminism Versus Misogynist Sexology in Fin de Siècle Vienna” in Modern Intellectual History (2012).
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University of Northern Iowa. Women's and Gender Studies Program, "“Karl Ulrichs: Sexual Science and the Politics of Nature” [poster]" (2015). Women’s and Gender Studies Program Documents. 34.