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  • Dr. Leigh Senderowicz

    New Publication by Dr. Leigh Senderowicz in SSM-Qualitative Research in Health

    “She told me no, that you cannot change”: Understanding provider refusal to remove contraceptive implants Abstract Enthusiasm for long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) is growing among donors and NGOs throughout the global reproductive health field. There …

  • Ruth Goldstein

    Faculty Focus – Dr. Ruth Goldstein

    Name: Ruth Goldstein Title: Assistant Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies Hometown: Baltimore, MD Educational/professional background: PhD in Medical Anthropology from UC Berkeley, MA in Folklore from UC Berkeley What is your field of research, …

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    Call for Applications: Open House Faculty Director

    The Open House gender-learning residential community is seeking a Faculty Director. The Faculty Director, with the assistance of a 75% academic staff Community Program Manager and Residence Life staff, lead the development and annual implementation …

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    Dr. Aili Mari Tripp Honored

    Join us in sharing our sincere congratulations with Dr. Aili Mari Tripp, Wangari Maathai Professor of Political Science and Gender and Women’s Studies! Dr. Tripp has been awarded with a Vilas Research Professorship. To read …

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    Now Hiring: Financial Specialist II

    The Department of Gender and Women’s Studies (GWS) is seeking an individual with experience in general accounting, financial management, and administrative support. The Financial Specialist II works closely with the Chair of the Department and …

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    Feminist Scholars Fellows – 2022/2023

    The Feminist Scholars Fellows for 2022-2023 have been chosen. Dr. Sandra Adell, Evjue Bascom Professor, of Afro-American Studies, and Dr. Sami Schalk, Associate Professor of Gender & Women’s Studies will be released from teaching to …

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    Rachel Litchman Wins L&S Ginsberg Family Award

    Gender & Women’s Studies Undergraduate student, Rachel Litchman, has been honored with the UW-Madison, College of Letters & Sciences Ginsberg Family Award. This award, formerly the Meyerhoff Undergraduate Excellence Awards for Leadership, Service and Scholarship,  …

  • Dr. Sami Schalk

    Sami Schalk Receives 2022 Honorary Rainbow Degree

    The Department of Gender & Women’s Studies is proud to announce that the Gender and Sexuality Campus Center (GSCC) has chosen Dr. Sami Schalk as their 2022 Honorary Rainbow Degree recipient. This award was created …

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    Cora Segal Wins 2022 Irving K. Zola Award

    Cora Segal (she/her), first year MA student in UW-Madison’s Department of Gender & Women’s Studies has been awarded the 2022 Irving K. Zola Emerging Scholar Award. The Irving K. Zola Emerging Scholar Award is an …

  • Kimberly Stathas

    Spring 2022 Ruth Bleier Award Winner

    This year’s Dr. Ruth Bleier Scholarship in the Natural Sciences award winner is Kimberly Stathas (she/her). Kimberly is an undergraduate student with a planned graduation date of Spring 2023 with degrees in Biology, and Gender & Women’s …

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