Cindy Gissendanner earned her Ph.D. in history at the University of Pennsylvania in 1986 for her dissertation titled "The Female Athlete in American Society: 1860-1940." She is currently working on a book titled, "The Block: A Social and Political History of Baltimore’s Vice District, 1904-Present". She was a professor in the history department of Towson University for almost thirty years before becoming chair and professor of Women’s and Gender Studies in 2013. Her teaching interests include U. S. Women’s History, LGBT studies, and animal rights.
Spring 2017 WMST 383 Animal Rights, Human Rights
Spring 2017 WMST 485 Seminar in Women's Studies