Jami Ake

Jami Ake

Assistant Dean, College of Arts & Sciences​; Senior Lecturer, Interdisciplinary Projects in the Humanities
research interests:
  • Women and Renaissance Drama
  • History of Sexuality
  • Gender Studies

contact info:

mailing address:

  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
  • CB 1029
  • ONE BROOKINGS DR.
  • ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

Dean Ake serves in the College Office as a Four-Year Advisor, as an advisor and instructor in the Interdisciplinary Project in the Humanities, and as a senior lecturer in the Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and the Department of English.

From our podcast:

Hold That Thought Podcast

Battle of the Sexes: The Women of Shakespeare

Jami Ake explains why questions of gender and power were prominent in early modern England society and theater and examines the range of roles women take on in Shakespeare's plays.