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Alum Julie Severson new Director of ORMP
February 28, 2020
The Office of Research has announced that Julie Severson is the new Director of the Office of Research Misconduct Proceedings (ORMP). Dr. Severson earned her Ph.D. in Women Studies in 2009. She went on to earn a J.D. in Health Law (also at the UW) in 2012. Her previous position was Director of IRB Services with Advarra (formerly... Read more
Alma Khasawnih
January 9, 2020
Dr. Alma Khasawnih, 2018 Feminist Studies Ph.D. in GWSS, has accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position at The College of New Jersey in the Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department. Dr. Khasawnih begins her new appointment in August 2020 and will be joining another department alum, Dr. Zakiya Adair, 2010 Women's Studies Ph.D. at TCNJ.
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August 16, 2019
Celebrate the accomplishments of the 2019 Summer Institute in the Arts and Humanities undergraduate researchers, attend Bulrusher - directed by Valerie Curtis-Newton, and more! Featured on UW News 
Shuxuan Zhou is a Mellon/ACLS Public Fellow
June 5, 2019
The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) has announced its newest Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows for 2019 which includes GWSS alum, Shuxuan Zhou. Dr. Zhou has been appointed as a Senior Researcher for the Seattle Office for Civil Rights.
A Chocolate Tasting with Kristy Leissle
September 21, 2018
Dear Friends, As we begin the 2018-19 school year, I am pleased to announce that GWSS will be celebrating two important milestones in the history of women studies at the University of Washington: the 50th anniversary of the department at the UW (1970) and the 20th anniversary of our Ph.D. program (1999).   Please join us as we host a series of events that will serve as both celebrations and fund raisers. The fund raisers will help support the 50th anniversary, which will take place on April 9,... Read more
Noralis Rodriguez
July 27, 2018
Noralis Rodriguez-Coss has been hired for a Tenure-Track Faculty position as an Assistant Professor in the Women’s and Gender Studies Department at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. Congratulations Noralis!!!