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

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Amissah

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Favorite WGS Class: WGS 4500: Violence Against Sexual Minorities with Doug. He shows deep understanding and analysis of certain acts of discrimination there are towards the LGBTQ community and you can learn so much from him, his critiques, and the readings assigned.

Favorite Book: Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More by Janet Mock

Harvey

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Awards: Dean's List

After graduation Jemalyn will be attending Saint Louis University School of Law to pursue a career in health law.

Quote: "Do all things with love"

 

Dunkenberger

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Favorite WGS Class: Human Sexuality taught by Lisa Speidel.  Lisa created such incredible discussions on very important topics and it is a class that I would encourage everyone to take.

After graduation Jack hopes to work on the production side of the film industry when the economy re-opens. Until then he will be raising his new dog Tyson and doing freelance work in filming and editing.

McFadden

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Favorite WGS Class: Intro to WGS because it really sparked my interest in gender related issues and feminist politics.

Parting Thoughts: Thank you so much to Bonnie Hagerman, Lisa Speidel, and Doug Meyer for inspiring my studies and feminist/LGBTQ activism. There's no one like you guys.

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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).