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GSWS Graduating Seniors

GSWS congratulates its graduating majors, minors, and certificate students in the Class of 2020. We are proud of everything you have accomplished!  Stay in touch.


Video Promotes New Minor

The University Center for Teaching and Learning has made a video about GSWS's minor in LGBTQ and Critical Sexuality Studies, which was approved last spring and is now enrolling students.

Lynne Layton Internship Award for Spring 2020

The Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program is excited to open the Lynne Layton award applications for Spring of 2020.  This award offers support for students who are engaged in the study of women, gender, and sexuality, and are interested in working with Pittsburgh non-profit organizations that offer community support and engagement opportunities in the field of GSWS. Internship sites will vary and will be arranged through the GSWS program.

Grad Student María Lis Baiocchi Wins Feminist Anthropology Prize

Congratulations to GSWS grad student María Lis Baiocchi for winning the Association for Feminist Anthropology's 2019 Sylvia Forman Graduate Prize for her paper “The Bargaining Power of Love: Access to Rights, Affective Capital, and the Political Economy of Feelings in Paid Domestic Work in Buenos Aires, Argentina.”  Read more about it here.

Prof. Maureen Porter Receives Outstanding International Educator Award

Congratulations to Professor Maureen Porter for being awarded as an Outstanding International Educator. Click here to read more.

Mackenzie and Quintanilla Win Horowitz Prize

GSWS congratulates this year’s co-winners of the Tamara Horowitz Graduate Paper Prize:  Caitlyn Mackenzie and Alyssa Quintanilla, both PhD students in Pitt’s English Department. 

Caitlyn Mackenzie

The authors on their essays:

Kathryn Fleisher Wins UHC Research Fellowship

Kathryn FleisherKathryn Fleisher, who is double majoring in GSWS and Politics & Philosophy, has been selected for a University Honors College Research Fellowship this semester.  Her advisor for the project is Dr. Jackie Smith (Sociology).   Fleisher will study Pittsburgh’s Multicultural Liaison Unit, which was founded in 2017 to improve the Department of Public Safety’s ability to serve immigrant and refugee communities. 

Larissa Brian wins Dissertation Prize

Larissa BrianGSWS congratulates Dr. Larissa Brian, winner of the program’s 2019 Dissertation Prize.

 

Lynne Layton Internship Award applications open through September 16

The Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program is excited to open the Lynne Layton Internship Award applications for Fall of 2019.  This award offers support for students who are engaged in the study of women, gender, and sexuality, and are interested in working with Pittsburgh non-profit organizations that offer community support and engagement opportunities in the field of GSWS. Internship sites will vary and will be arranged through the GSWS program.

Iris Marion Young Award Nominations open through September 6

Nominations for this year's Iris Marion Young Awards (Staff, Faculty, Graduate, and Undergraduate) are welcome through September 6.  View the Call for Nominations here.

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