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Dr. Lisa D. Brush's Book "Poverty, Battered Women, and Work in U.S. Public Policy"

In her book, Poverty, Battered Women, and Work in U.S. Public Policy (Oxford University Press, 2011), Brush explores how the physical abuse and other coercive control some men perpetrate on their current and former wives and girlfriends produce and reproduce women’s poverty, their ability to comply with welfare eligibility requirements, and their progress toward safety and solvency through paying jobs.

Marianne Novy's New Book "Shakespeare and Outsiders"

This book compares and contrasts the ways female characters are positioned as outsiders in Shakespeare's plays with the ways many other characters are so positioned.

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Dr. Jessie B. Ramey in The Next Page

When Dr. Jessie B. Ramey decided to write a dissertation on Pittsburgh's old orphanages, she didn't know that the subject would hit so close to home. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette features her story in The Next Page.


Two New Fall Undergraduate Courses

The Women's Studies Program added two new courses for fall 2141 semester. It isn't too late to enroll!

Feminism & Punk Politics

Read visiting Lecturer Kim Creasap's article in Contexts, a quarterly magazine that makes cutting-edge social research accessible to general readers.

Zines & Feminist Pedagogy

Teaching Times article features Visiting Lecturer Kim Creasap and her use of zines in Introduction to Women's Studies

AAUW Awards American Fellowship to Candi Carter Olson

Candi S. Carter Olson was awarded The American Association of University Women's 2012–13 American Fellowship. She is a doctoral candidate in Communication and Women’s Studies.

ACLS Fellow Dr. Jessie B. Ramey breaks story on Pittsburgh Opera honor of Governor Corbett

Kimberly Creasap receives Elizabeth Baranger Teaching Award

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