Amy Eisen Cislo

Amy Eisen Cislo

​Senior Lecturer in Women, Gender, and Sexuality 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:

mailing address:

  • Washington University
    CB 1078
    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.

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