Women, Gender & Sexuality is an interdisciplinary department in which students study gender and sexualities with an emphasis on transnational perspectives.

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Pugh

Allison Pugh is Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality at the University of Virginia. Her research and teaching focus on how economic trends – from commodification to job insecurity to automation – shape the way people forge connections and find meaning and dignity at home and at work.

Becoming Strong: Sociocultural Experiences, Mental Health, & Black Girls' Strong Black Woman Schema Endorsement

Please join the WGS Department in congratulating Lanice Avery, who has a new paper out in the Journal of Research on Adolescence (a top-tier developmental science journal). 

As she reports, the journal decided to spotlight their article on their webpage and social media, and invited them to write a blogpost for the article and do a video interview with the Society for Research on Adolescence team to help them further disseminate their findings to developmental scientists. 

Congratulations, Lanice!

 

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS SUPPORT A NEW GENERATION OF PROFESSORS

From the Amazon to experimental physics, from the Black Lives Matter movement to youth resilience, a new cohort of postdoctoral fellows reflects the University of Virginia’s commitment to expand research and teaching about issues of race and equity and to bring scholars who are underrepresented in their fields to Grounds. 

The College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences has created a new Rising Scholars fellowship program, with support from the University’s Race, Place and Equity grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and additional funds.

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Please join the WGS Department in congratulating Lanice Avery, who has a new paper out in the Journal of Research on Adolescence (a top-tier developmental science journal).