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
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"
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.
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.
Favorite WGS Class: Gender Based Violence... Lisa was a great teacher!!
Favorite Books: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
Awards: Dean's List
After graduation Emily will be interning with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville, and completing a Master of Public Policy at the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy next May.
Awards: Kishore Scholarship Nominee
Quote: "Come, my friends, 'T is not too late to seek a newer world. Push off, and sitting well in order smite The sounding furrows; for my purpose holds To sail beyond the sunset, and the baths Of all the western stars, until I die."
In the News
WGS is pleased to announce that we have been awarded significant new support from one of our founding donors. We are very grateful for this donation, which was made “in acknowledgment of amazing achievements and to support continued growth.”
ANNOUNCEMENT - RISING SCHOLARS POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP
November 7, 2022
Rising Scholars Postdoctoral Fellowship
Review of applications will begin January 16, 2023.
Please join the WGS Department in congratulating Professor Corinne Field on the release of her latest book, The Global History of Black Girlhood.