Recent News

Alumna Amy Bhatt receives promotion at the University of Maryland
Alumna Amy Bhatt has been promoted from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). Associate Professor Bhatt's research "forcuses on the effects of migration on gender and families, social reproduction, and South Asian communities. She examines how the family and gender rodes are transformed and reinforced through transnational and circulating migration. She is currently working on a manuscript entitled High-Tech Housewives: Indian IT Families in Circulation." LinkedIn
Bettina Judd Poetry Reading at Open Books - A Poem Emporium 8/20/2017
GWSS Assistant Professor, Bettina Judd will be at Open Books - A Poem Emporium on August 20, 2017 from 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm. Event title: Reading with t'ai freedom ford, Bettina Judd & Imani Sims Location: 2414 North 45th Street, Seattle, WA 98103 Phone: (206) 633-0811 Email:
Jey Saung
Nancy J. Kenney has announced that Jey Saung successfully completed their General Exams and has been admitted to candidacy for the Doctoral Degree in Feminist Studies on Friday, August 11, 2017. Jey did an outstanding job on both the written and the oral portions of the exam. Members of Jey’s Supervisory Committee include: Chairs, Nancy J. Kenney, Ph.D., and Chandan C. Reddy, Ph.D., Members, Amanda L. Swarr, Ph.D., and Alys E. Weinbaum, Ph.D. as well as GSR, Ralina L. Joseph, Ph.D.
Honors Program in Ecuador
GWSS Associate Professor, Michelle Habell-Pallán, Ph.D. and Jaime Cardenas Jr., Ph.D. are currently in Quito, Ecuador with students enrolled in the Sumak Kaway: Well-Being, "Race," and Gender through the UW University Honors Program.
Elizabeth Ramirez Arreola GO-MAP Dissertation Fellowship 2017-18
Elizabeth Ramirez Arreola, Ph.C. receives a GO-MAP Dissertation Fellowship for 2017-2018. The working title of Elizabeth's dissertation is "They Want My Hands Not My Brains," - Mapping the Gendered and Racilized Journeys of Lating American Women Accessing and Surviving in the U.S. Higher Education System.
Yingyi Wang Point Foundation Fellow for 2017
Please see "Meet the 2017 Point Scholar Class." on the Point Foundation's Website for more information about Yingyi Wang.
alma khasawnih simpson center fellowship
GWSS Graduate Student, alma khasawnih, Ph.C. has received the Simpson Center for the Humanities Fellowship for the Reimagining the Humanities Ph.D. and Reaching New Publics program. The fellowship is supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  The Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies' Chair, Priti Ramamurthy and alma's advisor Associate Professor Sasha Welland wholeheartedly put forth alma's nomination for this innovative fellowship offered by the Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities.
Deans Graduate Medal Shuxuan Zhou
RENAISSANCE ART TO THEORETICAL PHYSICS Please see full Perspectives Newsletter Story at 2017 A&S GRADUATE MEDALISTS
The American Institute of Indian Studies announced its 2017-2018 Fellowship Recipients which include GWSS graduate student, Akanksha Misra. Akanksha was awarded a Junior Research Fellowship to work on her project, "Articulating Desire: Gender and Sexuality in Schools in India and Turkey."