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Announcing the Winners of the 2018-2019 Dana Greenblatt Award

June 26, 2018
Dana Greenblatt Award winner announcement

The Dana Greenblatt Award is named for WGSS alumna Dana Greenblatt, and is annually awarded to chosen student and faculty applicants. In order to be considered, applicants must submit a narrative proposal of their research regarding feminist analysis and the production of cultural representations across visual media. Applicants can request a budget to accompany the award that is intended for continuing their academic research. This year, three applicants were chosen as recipients for the 2018-2019 award!

Sara Rodríguez-Argüelles Riva Published on Oxford Criminology Blog

May 23, 2018
PhD Candidate Sara Rodríguez-Argüelles Riva at The University of Queensland, Australia.

WGSS Ph.D. candidate Sara Rodríguez-Argüelles Riva recently wrote an article that was featured on Oxford’s Border Criminologies blog, titled “Encounters of US State Violence at the Border: Separation, Confinement, and Punishment of Center American Asylum-Seeking Nuclear Families.” 

Allison Susor Presents Research on Girls of Color and The Role Model Effect

April 10, 2018
Allison Susor stands at a podium for her research presentation.

WGSS major Allison Susor delivered an oral presentation of her undergraduate thesis research at the Denman Undergraduate Research Forum on April 3rd. Her research, titled "Role Model Effect and Girls of Color: Building the Next Generation of Leaders," draws upon data from the "Girls of Color as Agents of Social Change" research project directed by Drs. Wendy Smooth and Elaine Richardson, which seeks to identify how girls of color respond to role models in politics with whom they share demographic identity markers.