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  • Whitney Anderson

    Whitney Anderson Receives GSCC Honorary Rainbow Degree

    Congratulations to Whitney Anderson, Program Coordinator for Open House Learning Community and GWS Administrative Assistant, who has received an Honorary Rainbow Degree from the Gender and Sexuality Campus Center!   This Honorary Degree highlights her …

  • Keisha Lindsay

    Professor Keisha Lindsay Receives UW Exceptional Service Award

    GWS and Political Science Professor Keisha Lindsay has received the University’s Exceptional Service Award! This program supports faculty members, especially women and those from historically underrepresented groups, who are often asked to engage in service …

  • Kate Walsh

    Faculty Focus: Kate Walsh

    Associate Professor Kate Walsh is our April Faculty Focus. Read more about Dr. Walsh below. Professor Walsh, who began her appointment in Fall 2020, holds an appointment in GWS and Psychology, and she is the …

  • "We mourn with the Asian American and Asian communities the murder of eight people, six of them women of Asian heritage, in Georgia on March 16. While there is still much unknown about these killings, it is clear they take place in a larger context of increased anti-Asian violence in the United States over the past year, fueled by racism and xenophobia in politics and the media. We condemn all such violence and are in solidarity with Asian and Asian American people everywhere, including those rendered especially vulnerable by virtue of migrant status, economic precarity, or sex work."

    Response to Anti-Asian Gendered Violence

    We mourn with the Asian American and Asian communities the murder of eight people, six of them women of Asian heritage, in Georgia on March 16. While there is still much unknown about these killings, …

  • Kelly Ward

    Professor Kelly Marie Ward Receives Early Achievement in Social Science Research Award

    GWS and Sociology Professor Kelly Marie Ward has received the 2021 Carole Joffe and Stanley Henshaw Early Achievement in Social Science Research Award. This award, given by the National Abortion Federation (NAF), honors an individual …

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    Professor Nan Enstad Launches Collegeland Podcast

    We are excited to announce the new podcast, Collegeland, hosted by GWS faculty affiliate and Community and Environmental Sociology Professor Nan Enstad and UW-Madison graduate Lisa Levenstein. 23 million people work and study at U.S. …

  • Peter Zook

    Peter Zook – Alumni Spotlight, Class of 2010

    Peter Zook graduated from UW-Madison in 2010 with majors in Sociology, Journalism & Mass Communications; and Certificates in LGBT Studies and African Studies. He is now a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Philadelphia, PA. How …

  • Pernille Ipsen

    Professor Pernille Ipsen’s Book Nominated for Three Major Prizes in Denmark

    Professor Pernille Ipsen’s book, Et åbent øjeblik (An Open Moment)—a collective biography of her seven mothers and their lives in and with the Danish women’s and lesbian movements in the 1970s—has been nominated for three …

  • Julia De Georgeo

    Julia De Georgeo – GWS Student Spotlight

    Julia is a junior majoring in Gender and Women’s Studies and Health Promotion and Health Equity. In the last year, Julia worked with a team of physicians, health care and organization development experts to create …

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    Professor Annie Menzel Receives Research Service Grant Award

    Professor Annie Menzel received a Research Service Grant Award for Summer 2021, for her summer research project, “Birthing Paradox: Race, Colonization, and Radicalism in US Midwifery.” This award recognizes the “service contributions that untenured faculty …

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