Alumnae Placements

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

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

Alka Arora, Ph.D. 2008 Associate Professor and Program Chair, Women’s Spirituality
California Institute of Integral Studies
Amy Bhatt, Ph.D. 2011 Associate Professor of Gender and Women's Studies
University of Maryland Baltimore County
Brianna Blaser, Ph.D. 2008 Counselor/Coordinator, DO-IT Center
University of Washington
Renee Byrd, Ph.D. 2013 Assistant Professor of Sociology
Humboldt State University
Jeanette Bushnell, Ph.D. 2009 Part-time Lecturer
The Honors Program
University of Washington
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
Monica De La Torre, Ph.D. 2016 Assistant Professor, Media and Expressive Culture, School of Transborder Studies
Arizona State University
Sara P. Diaz, Ph.D. 2012 Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies
Gonzaga University
Martha Gonzalez, Ph.D. 2013 Assistant Professor of Chicano Studies
Intercollegiate Chicana/Latina Studies Program
Scripps, The Women’s College
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
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
Nina Kim Hanson, Ph.D. 2013

Diversity & Inclusion Public Speaker for Let Love Lead

alma khasawnih, Ph.D. 2018 Teaching Fellow of Communication Studies
Gonzaga University
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
Tylir McKenzie 2019

Full-time Lecturer
University of Washington, Tacoma

Dipika Nath, Ph.D. 2008

Freelance Researcher & Activist
Teacher, UWC Dilijan College

Logan O'Laughlin, Ph.D. 2018

Postdoctoral Associate
Duke University

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

Noralis Rodriguez-Coss 2016

Assistant Professor, Women's and Gender Studies
Gonzaga University

Karen Rosenberg, Ph.D. 2008 Director of Writing and Communication Center
University of Washington, Bothell
Julie R. Severson, Ph.D. 2009 IRB Operations Officer
Quorum Review
Jiwoon Yu Lee, Ph.D. 2018

Postdoctoral Scholar
Women & Gender Studies School of Social Transformation
Arizona State University

Shuxuan Zhou, Ph.D. 2017

Mellon/ACLS Public Fellow
Senior Researcher
Seattle Office for Civil Rights