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Prof. Stieglitz' Information

Office Contact Information:

Office Location: SN 328 

Office Phone Number: (818) 677-7839

Office Hours: Tues/Thurs 2-3 p.m. and by appointment

Courses - Spring 2009

  • GWS 300  TR  12:30–1:45 p.m.  JR134

  • Helpful Departmental Links

    Useful links for GWS students:

    1. GWS Chair
    2. GWS Advisor
    3. Gender and Women's Studies Major
    4. Gender and Women's Studies Minor
    5. Schedule of Classes
    6. GWS Courses in Catalog
    7. QS Minor Link


    Professor Orit Stieglitz

    Dr. Stieglitz holds a Ph.D. in Urban Planning from the University of California Los Angeles and professional degrees in Architecture and Design.

    Her research emphasizes cultural, social, and political issues which affect and are affected by planning and design and concentrates on user perspectives with a focus on gender.

    As a Fulbright Fellow in 2004-2005 she conducted an ethnographic research on Bedouin women in the Middle East studying the effect of development on women in traditional societies. Her recent study with a team of UCLA and UCI researchers deals with children and women users of neighborhood parks in the city of Los Angeles, and was completed in January of 2009.

    Dr. Stieglitz is currently teaching in the Urban Planning Department at the University of California, Los Angeles and "Women as Agents of Change" in the Gender and Women's Studies Department at California State University, Northridge.