Emily Rose McManus, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Women’s Intercultural Leadership
Faculty, Department of Global Studies

Emily Rose McManus, Ph.D. is the Director of the Center for Women’s Intercultural Leadership (CWIL). She also teaches in the Department of Global Studies, Intercultural Studies, and Gender and Women’s Studies. She holds a Bachelor’s of Music from the University of Wyoming, a master's in musicology from the University of Minnesota, and a doctoral degree in ethnomusicology from the University of Minnesota. Her research and teaching are highly interdisciplinary, integrating anthropology, ethnomusicology, performance studies, gender and women’s studies, critical race theory, and disability studies. As an ethnographer, Emily seeks to document, analyze, and amplify the stories and lived experiences of women and members of underrepresented communities as a way toward greater equity and justice.

Cibele Webb, Ph.D.
CWIL Feminist Leadership Fellow
Faculty, Department of Nursing Science


A native of Fortaleza, Brazil, Cibele Webb PhD, MSN, RN is an Associate Professor at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN. Dr. Webb received her PhD in Higher Education from Azusa Pacific University and possesses an interdisciplinary background in nursing science and higher education with competencies in leadership, social justice, and strengths-based student success. She is passionate about promoting undergraduate student research and activism, curriculum development, and incorporating an interdisciplinary feminist approach to teaching. Dr. Webb’s scholarship is focused on issues pertaining to diversity, equity, inclusion, justice, feminist leadership, healthcare quality and safety, and person-centered nursing care.