Amy Eisen Cislo

Amy Eisen Cislo

Teaching Professor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies
Institute for Public Health Faculty Fellow
PhD, Washington University
research interests:
  • Transgender Studies
  • Feminist/Queer Youth Studies
  • History of Medicine and Science

contact info:

  • Pronouns: She/her/hers or they/them/theirs
  • Email:
  • Office: ​McMillan 225

mailing address:

  • Washington University
    MSC 1078-0137-02
    One Brookings Drive
    St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

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.


2019 Transgender Conference

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