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Department of Gender and Women's Studies
Center for Research on Gender and Women
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  • Fall 2016 Lecturer position available in Gender and Women's Studies. Application must be received by
    May 10, 2016

  • Looking to declare a major or certificate? Click here to make an appointment with the undergraduate advisor, Nina Valeo Cooke.

  • We encourage you to help maintain women's health as central to the teaching and research mission of our department by making a donation to the Leavitt/Whatley/Worcester Fund that honors Judith Walzer Leavitt, Mariamne Henken Whatley, and Nancy Worcester, all professors emeritae of the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies.

  • CRGW Bulletin of gender-related events and opportunities
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  • Araceli Alonso, has been awarded an L&S Academic Staff Mid-Career Career Award! This is well-deserved recognition for the important work that Ara does to improve the lives of people in Madison and across the globe.

  • Sophia Friedson-Ridenour, a postdoctoral fellow with the Center for Research on Gender and Women at UW-Madison, has been honored with a 2016 Wisconsin Without Borders award. Friedson-Ridenour has been awarded Recognition in Community Based Research for her research on the empowerment of women in rural agriculture.

  • Congratulations to Professor Aili Mari Tripp on her latest book Women and Power in Postconflict Africa.

  • Caroline VanSickle, the GWS Wittig Postdoctoral Fellow in Feminist Biology, played an integral role on the team that discovered Homo naledi in Africa. Read more about this amazing find here and here.
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