Associate Professor, Amanda Swarr and Professor Priti Ramamurthy are delighted to announce that Lauren O'Laughlin, Ph.C. has won an AAUW American Dissertation Fellowship for 2017-18. Lauren's doctoral dissertation explores representations of toxicity in popular culture, paying specific attention to the way that toxic spills co-articulate species with race, gender, and sex.
They have taught courses for the Department of Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies, the Interdisciplinary Writing Program/English, and for CHID - Comparative History of Ideas that include:
- CHID 480/GWSS 490: Grappling with Environmental Destruction: A Writing Course
- GWSS 290: Environmental Destruction and Social Inequality
- ENG 298: Interdisciplinary Writing in the Social Sciences
- GWSS 255: Masculinities - Contestation, Circulation, and Transformation
Many well deserved congratulations to Lauren!