Medium shot of Dr. Sami Schalk. She is a light-skinned black woman with short curly hair and brown glasses. She is smiling to the camera in front of an off-white painted brick wall. She is wearing a black jacket over a purple dress, red lipstick and silver hoop earrings.
Dr. Sami Schalk. Photo by Smoketree Photography of Madison, WI.

Welcome to the website for Dr. Sami Schalk, Assistant Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Learn more about Dr. Schalk, her work, and her speaking engagements by using the menu links above.

Click here to download a high resolution copy of Dr. Schalk’s headshot


  • November 2017: It’s official! Dr. Schalk’s book¬†Bodyminds Reimagined now has a beautiful cover design and is available for pre-order. Learn more about it here!
  • October 2017: Check out the press for Dr. Schalk’s visit to Miami University where she was named an 18 of the Last 9 Exceptional Young Alumni at an award ceremony in Oxford, Ohio.

Access Copies

Links for access copies to talks will be listed here around the date of the event. If you are looking for a copy of a previous talk that has already been removed, you can request a copy here