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.
by Doug Meyer
Tiffany King will join the American Studies Department as Anschutz Distinguished Fellow for the spring 2022 semester. King is currently an associate professor of women, gender, and sexuality studies (WGS) at the University of Virginia.
Movies and television tell stories about who we are and who we get to be. What does that mean for people who don’t find themselves on the screen? Andre Cavalcante explores the history of trans representation in the media and how trans women have subverted the stories so often told about them.
WGS 2100 Intro to Gender & Sexuality Studies
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.
by Lanice Avery
WGS is thrilled to announce that Dr. Tiffany King will be joining us this fall as Associate Professor of Women, Gender and Sexuality!
In fall 2022, she will assume the Barbara and John Glynn Research Professorship in Democracy and Equity.
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Review of applications will begin January 16, 2024.
The Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality affirms the importance of respecting and supporting all students, faculty, and staff at the University of Virginia, including those of us who are transgender, nonbinary, or gender questioning. We believe that maintaining the excellence of the Univer