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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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    Ed Graves – Alumni Spotlight, Class of 2006

    Ed Graves graduated from UW-Madison in 2006 with majors in Agricultural Science and Rural Sociology (now Community and Environmental Sociology) and an LGBTQ+ Studies certificate. In 2009, Ed completed a MLIS in Information Science from …

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    Faculty Focus: Kelly Marie Ward

    Assistant Professor Kelly Marie Ward, whose position began in Fall 2020, is our February Faculty Focus. She is currently an Anna Julia Cooper Postdoctoral Fellow, and they will begin teaching courses in Gender and Women’s …

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    Professor Anna Campbell Selected for Appointment as Vilas Associate

    Professor Anna Campbell has been selected for appointment as a Vilas Associate, which “recognizes new and on-going research of the highest quality and significance.” Congratulations, Professor Campbell on this remarkable accomplishment!

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    GWS Faculty Focus: LiLi Johnson

    Assistant Professor LiLi Johnson, whose position began in Fall 2019, is our January Faculty Focus. In Fall 2020, she began teaching courses in Gender and Women’s Studies and Asian American Studies. Her research focuses on …

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    Ethics of Care Workshop Spring Conference, May 13 & 14

    The UW-Madison Ethics of Care Workshop Spring Conference will take place virtually on May 13 and 14, 2021. Abstract submissions were open through February 18, 2021. Please see the Call for Abstracts and the Ethics …

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    Professor Sami Schalk Receives Distinguished Teaching Award

    Professor Sami Schalk has received a Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award for Inclusive Excellence, which “celebrates exemplary achievements in teaching that honor the university’s value of diversity and inclusion as the path to excellence.” “Her full …

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    Professor Anna Campbell Featured in L&S Newly Tenured Faculty Reception

    GWS Associate Professor Anna Campbell was recently featured in a virtual reception and interview for newly tenured faculty, hosted by the College of Letters & Science. Professor Campbell shares about her work: “What I’m interested …

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    Professor Marwa Shalaby Publishes Piece on Faculty Gender Dynamics Amidst the Pandemic

    Assistant Professor Marwa Shalaby has a new piece in Inside Higher Ed, “Gender, COVID and Faculty Service,” about the gendered effects of institutional service on faculty research productivity amidst the pandemic. Shalaby, along with Drs. …

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    Liv Estrella Yang – Alumni Spotlight, Class of 2015

    Liv Estrella Yang is the founder and CEO of Faceted Beauty™. Liv graduated from UW-Madison in 2015 with a Sociology major and the Gender and Women’s Studies certificate. Read Liv’s reflections below on the role …

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