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Celene Chen

Welcome to WGSS WEDNESDAYS, a monthly feature celebrating WGSS students from all over the University. Learn about the work done in WGSS courses and the fascinating students engaged in this work. The first WGSS WEDNESDAY features WGSS minor and Economics major Celene Chen, who has taken the intersectional feminist framework that her WGSS minor has…
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Libby Adler

Libby Adler has been with the Northeastern School of Law since 2000 and has long been a member of the WGSS executive committee. This fall she was jointly appointed in WGSS, making her the first faculty line to the program from a college outside of CSSH. WGSS executive committee meetings are one of Adler’s favorite…
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Student Spotlight

Signs Graduate Assistant Simon Purdue has long considered himself a feminist. From a young age, he questioned the status quo of gender roles and the significance behind gender distinctions. From there on, he became increasingly engaged in gender studies, pursuing gender-centric research in first his undergraduate and then his graduate studies. He believes everything in…
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Faculty Spotlight

Laura Green, Professor of English and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, has been at Northeastern since 2001. She is serving as Acting Director of WGSS through AY 2017-2018 while Professor Suzanna Danuta Walters is on sabbatical. She was appointed as Department Chair of English in 2009 and served in this position until 2015. During this…
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Student Spotlight

Naomi is a PhD candidate in Sociology at Northeastern, and a former fellow of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University. She hails from Israel and has previously studied graphic design and communications in her home state. She spent 12 years as a field reporter for Haaretz newspaper in Israel, finding herself continually drawn…
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Student Spotlight

Meet Sarah Ruth, an International Affairs and Environmental Studies major, and the Fall 2017 co-op student with WGSS and SIGNS…
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Visiting Scholar Spotlight

Rachel Brown, who joins WGSS as a 2016-2017 Visiting Scholar, brings together the topics of gender, carework, and migration with research on race, labor, and citizenship in Israel/Palestine…
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