Alumnae Placements

Name Year Graduated Position Contact
Zakiya Adair, Ph.D. 2010

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Women’s & Gender Studies and African American Studies
The College of New Jersey

adairz@tcnj.edu
Alka Arora, Ph.D. 2008 Associate Professor and Program Chair, Women’s Spirituality
California Institute of Integral Studies
aaora@ciis.edu
Amy Bhatt, Ph.D. 2011 Associate Professor of Gender and Women's Studies
University of Maryland Baltimore County
abhatt@umbc.edu
amybhatt.com
https://www.facebook.com/rootsandreflections
Brianna Blaser, Ph.D. 2008 Counselor/Coordinator, DO-IT Center
University of Washington
blaser@uw.edu
Renee Byrd, Ph.D. 2013 Assistant Professor of Sociology
Humboldt State University
rb1409@humboldt.edu
Jeanette Bushnell, Ph.D. 2009 Part-time Lecturer
The Honors Program
University of Washington
pembina@uw.edu
Rebecca Castner, Ph.D. 2012 Freelance Speaker and Human Rights Activist  
Calla Chancellor, Ph.D. 2011 Instructional Consultant, The Center for Teaching and Learning
University of Washington
calla8@uw.edu
Monica De La Torre, Ph.D. 2016 Assistant Professor, Media and Expressive Culture, School of Transborder Studies
Arizona State University
 Monica.DeLaTorre@asu.edu
Sara P. Diaz, Ph.D. 2012 Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies
Gonzaga University
diazs@gonzaga.edu
Martha Gonzalez, Ph.D. 2013 Assistant Professor of Chicano Studies
Intercollegiate Chicana/Latina Studies Program
Scripps, The Women’s College
mgonzale@scrippscollege.edu
http://www.marthagonzalez.net
Mae C. Henderson, Ph.D. 2006 CFWS Social Work Supervisor, Department of Social and Health Services, Division of Children's Administration, Department of Children Family Services mhender11@gmail.com
Alyssa Hellrung, Ph.D. 2009 Program Director and Coach for the School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts School of Flight and

Part-time Lecturer, Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies, University of Washington, Seattle

ahellrun@uw.edu
Nina Kim Hanson, Ph.D. 2013

Diversity & Inclusion Public Speaker
Let Love Lead

alma khasawnih, Ph.D. 2018 Teaching Fellow of Communication Studies
Gonzaga University
khasawnih@gonzaga.edu
Janice L. Kinney, Ph.D. 2010 Senior Instructional Designer, Distance Learning Design
UW Educational Outreach
 
Kristina Knoll Niemi, Ph.D. 2012 Civil Rights Analyst & Consultant
California Department of Social Services, Human Rights & Community Services, Civil Rights Bureau
 
Kristy A. Leissle, Ph.D. 2008 Researcher & Writer on the Global Chocolate Industry
Serena Maurer, Ph.D. 2006

Consultant, Compassionate Social Justice Consulting

Michelle L. McGowan, Ph.D. 2008 Research Associate Professor, Ethics Center & Division of General & Community Pediatrics
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
University of Cincinnati McMicken College of Arts & Sciences
Michelle.McGowan@cchmc.org
Dipika Nath, Ph.D. 2008

Freelance Researcher & Activist
Teacher, UWC Dilijan College

 
Logan O'Laughlin, Ph.D. 2018

Postdoctoral Associate
Duke University

logan.olaughlin@duke.edu
Amy Peloff, Ph.D. 2011

Speakers Bureau Presenter, Humanities Washington
Affiliate Assistant Professor University of Washington

 
Nicole Robert, Ph.D. 2016

Public Programs Manager
Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI)
Seattle

nicole.robert@mohai.org
Noralis Rodriguez-Coss 2016

Assistant Professor, Women's and Gender Studies
Gonzaga University

 rodriguez-coss@gonzaga.edu
Karen Rosenberg, Ph.D. 2008 Director of Writing and Communication Center
University of Washington, Bothell
krosenberg@uwb.edu
Julie R. Severson, Ph.D. 2009 Senior Regulatory Affairs Consultant
Group Health Cooperative
 
Jiwoon Yu Lee, Ph.D. 2018

Part-time Lecturer
University of Washington

jiunwm@uw.edu
Shuxuan Zhou, Ph.D. 2017

Post-Doctoral Researcher
Freie Universität Berlin

szhou7@uw.edu