Skip to Main Navigation | Skip to Content


Woman Scholar

Center for Women's and Gender Studies

Wood Building, Room 110
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4896
Email: Dr. Karen Bradley, Director

<Melissa Freiburger

Dr. Melissa Freiburger

Women's Studies Part-time Instructor Melissa



Ph.D. - Sociology, University of Kansas, 2010
M.A. - Sociology, University of Central Missouri, 2002

B.A. - Sociology, Missouri Southern State University - 1999


Social inequality, carework, feminist theory, qualitative methods. Dr. Freiburger's current research examines the gendered and classed dimensions of the family/school relation through an examination of how mothers' carework is shaped by the institutional goal to produce "school ready" children.

WGS Related Courses Taught:

WS 2000 - Race, Class and Gender

ART 5250 - Feminist Scholarship in the Social Sciences: Theory and Method

Curriculum Vita