Kimberly Brodkin

Director of Gender Studies Symposium, Director of Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies, Associate Professor with Term of Humanities

Miller Center 418, MSC: 83

Kimberly Brodkin has been teaching at Lewis & Clark College since Fall 2002, offering courses in the first-year core curriculum; the Gender Studies program; the Ethnic Studies program; and the History department.

In addition, Kim serves as faculty director of the annual Gender Studies Symposium and the Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies.

Beyond the classroom, Kim also works with students as the advisor to the Feminist Student Union and as a Confidential Advocate.

Kim was recognized by the Pamplin Society of Fellows with the Teacher of the Year Award in 2016 (brief article with video), and in 2020 she received the David Savage Award for faculty service to the College (brief article).

Academic Credentials

  • BA in History, University of Pennsylvania
  • PhD in US and Women’s History, Rutgers University-New Brunswick


  • ETHS 345: Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies
  • GEND 200: Gender and Sexuality in U.S. Society
  • GEND 345: Gender Studies Symposium
  • GEND 440: Feminist Theory


Kim’s research examines gender and politics in the 20th-century United States.

Location: Miller Hall