Spotlight on Meghan Donaghue, GWS Undergraduate Representative
GWS Grad Student Representative Megan Gargiulo
"My GWS classes have always felt like active, inclusive, and respectful arenas for debate, and have helped me to learn about and critique my own worldview and privilege."
GWS Spotlight on Gabriela Hinner, GWS Major
Gabriela Hinner is completing two bachelor's degrees and applying to medical schools. Her advice to GWS students: Take time to celebrate your accomplishments!
GWS Spotlight on Bonnie Washick, Postdoctoral Associate
"I am excited to be teaching a graduate course titled "Theories of Citizenship" in Gender & Women's Studies at UIUC this fall."
Graduate Student Spotlight on Francena Turner
"I am minoring in Gender and Women Studies because I saw, early on, the ways Black feminist and queer theories could inform my academic and community organizing work."
Alumna Spotlight on Deirdre Dlugonski
"My background in GWS has changed the way I consume and view popular media, shaped the topics that I choose to study in my research, made me think critically about the daily messages I send to my young son, and perhaps most importantly, helped me to be more comfortable calling myself a feminist."
- Check out Professor Sam Frost's Book
- Preferred First Name in Self-Service option for transgender and other students
- GWS Welcomes Maryam Kashani
- Professor Kashani's research and teaching interests include Islam and Muslim communities; racial/ethnic/religious diasporas; visual anthropology; and experimental filmmaking.