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Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies

An open and insightful study of women, gender and sexuality and today’s relevant issues.

Students who major in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality explore the diversity of women’s experiences, contributions in the past and the changing roles of men and women in today’s society. Students become equipped with skills for engaging in an increasingly diverse world.

STUDENT PROFILE

MICHELINA FERRARA ’12

Michelina, a women’s studies major is the deputy director of a holistic drop-in space for immigrant and undocumented youths in New York City. When she is not dreaming up radical youth programming, she is co-creating and curating The Homegirl Box, a gift box inspired by the life and legacy of revolutionary women of color.

Honors & Careers

AWARDS AND HONORS ACHIEVED

Fulbright Award, Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

CAREER OPTIONS

Teacher or professor, Writer, Nonprofit worker, Lawyer, Counselor, Public service worker

Faculty

Alicia Suarez, Ph.D., Indiana University. Recipient of the John Clark Ridpath Faculty Fellowship, George and Virginia Crane Exemplary Teaching Award and a Student-Faculty Summer Research Grant. Her research interests are medical sociology, sociology of deviance and women’s health.

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