Susan Castagnetto
Phone: (909) 607-8018

Susan Castagnetto has served as Coordinator since 1999.  She also teaches courses in Gender & Women’s Studies and Philosophy at Scripps College and Pomona College, including Philosophy of Feminism, Feminist Ethics, Feminism and Science, and Women, Crime and Punishment.  She has worked extensively with community-based organizations that address feminist issues, particularly focusing on criminal justice, and has developed partnerships to sponsor projects and events.  In 2007-2008, she was a fellow with the Women’s Policy Institute, sponsored by Women’s Foundation of California, working with other fellows to develop and pass state legislation extending the amount of time that parents in prison have to meet requirements for reuniting with their children in foster care.  She organizes a series of creative writing workshops each semester that brings together students at the Claremont Colleges and women incarcerated at the California Institution for Women.  She holds a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Santa Clara and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Stanford University.

Program Assistant
Marney Martin
Phone: (909) 621-8274

Marney Martin joined The Intercollegiate Feminist Center for Teaching, Research and Engagement as program assistant in October 2016. Marney has been a member of the Claremont Colleges community since 2013, previously serving in the Office of the President and Board of Trustees at Scripps College. Marney is a native of Chicago, IL and is currently living in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. She holds a BS in Finance and MA in Economics from Eastern Illinois University, as well as a Human Resources Professional certification. Marney has greater than fifteen years’ experience spearheading and coordinating diversity and inclusion initiatives in the public and private sectors.

Administrative Assistant
Phoebe Bass
Phone: (909) 607-3250



Esme Reid-McLaughlin is a first year at Scripps from Petaluma, California. She intends to major in Biochemistry with a possible minor in FGSS or music. Her interest in Biochemistry stems from a childhood interest in human anatomy and a desire to change the quality of human life for the better. Esme hopes to use her education to assist scientific research by engineering proteins and biological molecules.

Hannah Weissler is a junior at Scripps College from Washington, D.C. She is majoring in Politics and minoring in Psychology. Hannah joined the Intercollegiate Feminist Center in spring 2017 and has been running social media, assisting in event planning, and working with inter-campus student communication and activism. She was previously an intern at the American Association of University Women where she researched institutional barriers facing female faculty in higher education within the tenure acquisition process and lobbied on Capitol Hill for gender equity related bills. She hopes to continue down this path of policy, specifically in the realm of education and focus on how current policies are affecting women, as well as other marginalized groups, in the classroom.