Amy Eisen Cislo

​Senior Lecturer in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Institute for Public Health Faculty Fellow
PhD, Washington University
research interests:
  • Transgender Studies
  • Feminist/Queer Youth Studies
  • History of Medicine and Science
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mailing address:

  • Washington University
  • CB 1078
  • One Brookings Drive
  • St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
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Amy Eisen Cislo’s scholarship focuses on embodiment and the social history of medicine.

Cislo’s publications range from research on Early Modern Alchemy in the German-speaking world to contemporary Trans* issues in the United States.  Her other research and teaching interest is in Girls Studies, with a focus on LGBTQI youth.

Courses Taught

Introduction to Women and Gender Studies

Introduction to Women's Texts

Gender, Religion, Medicine and Science

Making Sex and Gender:  Understanding the History of the Body

Transgender Studies

Service Learning: Feminist and Queer Youth Studies

Service Learning: Girls' Studies