Department of Women's & Gender Studies

Arlene Holpp Scala, Ed.D.

Arlene Holpp Scala

Office:   Hunziker Hall 205A
Phone:   973-720-3405
Email:scalaa@wpunj.edu
Office Hours:   S'14: MT:2-3PM; WR:12:30-1:45 PM and By appointment

Department: Women's and Gender Studies
Position: Women's & Gender Studies Department Chair
Area Specialization: LGBTQ Studies, Diversity and Justice, Education, Pedagogy

Referred Conference Presentations:

  • "Trans-Identified members of the Butch/Femme Society of NYC," National Women's Studies Association Conference, Denver,CO, November 2010.
  • "History of the Butch/Femme Society of NYC, 1989-2009: An Oral History Project," National Women's Studies Association Conference, Atlanta, GA, November 2009.
  • If Nike Is a goddess, Why Are Athletes Sex-Objectified? 'Teaching Women, Sport, and Culture' 35 Years after Title IX," National Women's Studies Association Conference, Cincinnati, OH, June 2008.

Invited Lecture/Presentations:

  • "Margaret Fuller: Feminist Social Activist, Transcendentalist, Unitarian," Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Palisades, March 2011.
  • "Susan B. Anthony: Suffragist, Abolitionist, Unitarian," Lakeland Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Wayne, NJ February 2011.
  • "Teaching as Spiritual Practice," Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Palisades, Englewood, NJ, January, 2010.
  • "International Women's Day," Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Palisades, Englewood, NJ, March 8, 2009.
  • "Unsung Sheroes: Women in the Civil Rights Movement," Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Palisades, Englewood, NJ, January 25, 2009.

Publications:

  • "Lesbian and Gay Marriage: A Justice Issue," in Justice in America by Wartyna Davis, Kendall-Hunt, 2009.
  • "Sexism," Encyclopedia of Social Problems," Sage, 2008.
  • "'Whose 'Freedom of Speech'?" NWSAction, Fall 2005, Vol. 17, No. 1.
  • Reprint, "Gender Policing," Solutions of the New Millennium: Race, Class and Gender, 3rd edition,  Kendall-Hunt, 2005.
  • Ham and Cheese," William Paterson's 150th Anniversary edition of The Pioneer, Spring 2005.
  • No Child Left Behind?" NWSAction, Fall 2005, Vol. 17, No. 1.
  • "Teaching Jamaica Kincaid's Annie John," "Teaching Note" in Radical Teacher, No. 68, January 2004.
  • "A Feminist Teacher Responds to September 11th," NWSAction, Vol. 14, No. 2, Spring 2004.
  • "The Silent Duchess," "Teaching Note" in Radical Teacher, No. 65, Winter of 202-3.
  • Creating Excellence Through Diversity and Community, contributing editor, edited by Charley Flint, Kendall-Hunt Publishing, 2001.
  • "'Out', Lesbian Tenured," NWSAction, Spring 2001, Vol. 12, No. 2 issue.
  • "Memoir of a Race Traitor," "Teaching Note", Radical Teacher, No. 60, Spring 2001.
  • "Butch, Femme, Trans: Contested Identities" Radical Teacher, No. 60, Spring 2001, Worcester, MA.
  • "Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon," a review of a National Women's Studies Association Conference Keynote Address, NWSAction, Vol. 11, No. 2, Spring 2001.
  • Reprint, "Gender Policing," Solutions for the New Millenium: Race, Class and Gender, 2nd Edition, Kendall-Hunt, 2000.
  • Co-authored, "A Reality Based Method for Teaching Issues of Class and Privilege," Transformations: The New Jersey Project Journal, Spring 2000.
  • "Gender Policing," Solutions for the New Millennium: Race, Class and Gender, Kendall-Hunt, 1999.
  • "Racism and Sexism in the United States: Introduction to Women's Studies," Transforming the Curriculum: Essays, Syllabi, and Teaching Resources from the New Jersey Project,  Teachers College Press, December, 1995.