New and recent graduates

Spring 2017

  • M.A in WGS
    • Jerusha Beebe (dual degree: WGS M.A./MSSW)
    • Melissa Gibson ("Queering the Body Positivity Movement")
    • Valerie Pfister (dual degree: WGS M.A./MSSW)
    • Erin Smith ("We are All God's Children: Navigating the Relationship between the Black Church and Their Queer Congregation")
  • BA/BS in WGS
    • Mycala Maker (BA)
    • Kelly Holcomb (BA)
    • Kaitlin Norton (BA)
    • William Pope (BA)
    •  Nurio Ahmed (BS)
  • Graduate Certificate in WGS
    • Lindsey Okoroafo

Fall 2016

  • M.A. in WGS
    • Julie Myers-Mushkin ("'The Quality of Women's Intelligence': Female Humanists in Renaissance Italy")
  • BS in WGS
    • McKenzie Bacon
    • Marissa (Noah) Sparkman

 

Summer 2016

  • M.A. in WGS
    • Mallie Feltner ("What Changed, What Didn't: Misappropriating Intersectionality in Women's and Gender Studies")
    • Jennifer Stedman ("The Last One Standing: Factors Contributing to the First Twenty-five Years' Success of the Only Clinic Remaining in Louisville")
  • Graduate Certificate in WGS
    • Denise Watkins

Spring 2016

  • M.A. in WGS
    • MC Lampe ("Origins, Bodies and Gender")
    • Patrick Sherwood (dual degree: WGS M.A./MSSW)
    • Sarah Slates (dual degree: WGS M.A./MSSW)
  • BA/BS in WGS
    • Corey Feger (BS)
    • Alexandra Marquardt (BA)
  • Graduate Certificate in WGS
    • Jacob Eleazer

Fall 2015

  • M.A. in WGS
    • Tina Messer ("Fibromyalgia: Medicalized Body")

Summer 2015

  • BA/BS in WGS
    • Alexandra Harshaw (BS)
  • M.A. in WGS
    • Cassandra Collier
  • Graduate Certificate in WGS
    • James (Femmy) Rose

Spring 2015

  • MA in WGS
    • Yasmeen Chism ("You Didn't Choose Us We Choose You: Or How Black Women are Reconceptualizing Interracial Relationships with White Men")
    • Daphne Laurel Heflin ("They Care What You Wear: Gendered Practices in University Internship Manuals")
    • Leasha Rudolph ("The Reimagined Embodiment of Indie Authenticity: Queer Music, Technology, and Voice")
    • Treva Camp (M.A. in WGS/MSSW)
    • Catherine Ward (M.A. in WGS/MSSW)
  • BA in WGS
    • Allison Cole
    • Robert Collins


Fall 2014

  • BA/BS in WGS
  • Karina Hawley, BA
  • Sarah McGeeney, BA
  • Marinda Ragsdale, BS
  • Josie Timmons, BS
  • James Wood, BS

Summer 2014

  • Graduate Certificate in WGS
  • Shelby Pumphrey
  • LuEllen Fawcett

Spring, 2014

  • MA in WGS
  • Lauren Copeland ("Academics and Activism: A Comparative Study of Contemporary Historical Writings on Same-Sex Sexuality and LGBT Activists in the Middle East")
  • Aletia Robey ("The Bricks in Action: Women's Public Housing Activism in Louisville, Kentucky 1958-1970")
  • Shritha Vasudevan ("Feminist Case to Secure India's Compliance with the Due Diligence Obligation to the Women's Convention")
  • Jessica Whitish ("Radical Sister: Lucy Freibert as Feminist Nun, Activist, and Educator"
  • Graduate Certificate in WGS
  • Mary Mudd
  • Meagan Ray
  • BA/BS in WGS
  • Ann Michelle Moore (BS Summa cum Laude)

Fall, 2013

  • MA in WGS:
  • Jessica Lyons ("Putting Ourselves Out of Business: A Feminist Approach to Integrating Prevention as a Core Operating Principle for Intimate Partner Violence Service Agencies")
  • BA/BS in WGS:
  • M C Lampe (BS)
  • Hannah Schlaak (BS)
  • Colton Wilson (BA)

Spring, 2013

  • MA in WGS (with thesis/project titles)
  • Leslie Belmont (J Bieber and Adrogeny)
  • Erica Harbeson ("Gender, Identity and Gaming")
  • Andrea Hoell
  • Kristi Johnson ("Army Female Engagement Teams in Afghanistan: Perceptions of the Program and Its Success")
  • Kate Meyers ("Gender Subjectivity and Games")
  • Erin Phelps ("Gender Politics and Mad Men)
  • Alisha West ("Gender in Lesbian/Gay Publications")
  • Brittany Williams ("Celebrity Motherhood")
  • Graduate Certificate in WGS
  • Megan Kociscak
  • Sandra Carpenter
  • BA/BS in WGS
  • Jeana Cheatham (BS)
  • Alyson Hill (BA)
  • Laura Jones (BA)
  • Jyler Donovan (BA)

Summer, 2012

  • BA/BS in WGS
  • Sarah Howard (BA)

Spring, 2012

  • M.A. in WGS (with thesis/project titles):
  • Susan Laun ("Masculinity and Taylor Swift")
  • Kelsie Patton ("Natural Mothering Blogs")
  • Sarah Pennington ("Feminist Analysis: Adult Cartoons")
  • Jennifer Stith ("Catholicism and Feminism")
  • Jennifer Welch ("Teen mothers and the Media"
  • Graduate Certificate in WGS
  • Jamie Ratliff
  • BA/BS in WGS
  • Lindsay Ferguson (BS)
  • Carissa House (BA)
  • Sarah Howard (BA)
  • Shelby Pumphrey (BA)
  • Brittney Shaw (BS)

Fall 2012

  • Graduate Certificate in WGS
    • Leslie Harper

Fall, 2011

  • Kristen Humbert (BA)

Summer, 2011

  • Sarah Camp (BA)

Spring, 2011(Thesis/project titles)

  • M.A. in WGS:
  • Ricke Ballard (Project title: "Bad Dads and Daddy Issues: Lost as a Critique of Patriarchy")
  • Andrew Clark (Thesis title: "The Madness is Catching: Transsexuality and the Cartesian Subject")
  • Merritt Gill (Project title: "The Unruly Woman in Bridezillas: Moving from Transgressive to Regressive")
  • Erin Herbert (Thesis title: "They are in Silence: Refugee Women's Narratives")
  • Jennifer Hill (dual degree: MSW with Kent School of Social Work)
  • Kathryn Hogg (Project title: "Pickup Artists and Rape Culture")
  • Lex Lawson (Project title: "What the Punk? Gender, Sexuality and Resistance in Musical Scenes")
  • Christine Neejer (Thesis title: "Cycling and Women's Rights in the Suffrage Press")
  • Rebecca Amerisa Waters (Project title: "Framing Healing Through Art: A Collaborative Approach")

Spring/Summer, 2010

  • M.A. in WGS:
  • Barret Bell
  • Elizabeth Dansberry
  • Jenna Gurren
  • Robert Plienis
  • Jessica Ronald

Spring, 2009

  • B.A. in WGS:
  • Andrew Clark
  • Merritt Gill
  • Morgan Hamilton
  • Monica Marks
  • B.S. in WGS:
  • Susan Eady
  • M.A. in WGS:
  • Kristin Burgoyne (dual degree with MSW)
  • Fate Longino (dual degree with MSW)
  • Ajeenah Sharif
  • Maggie Wendt
  • Sarah Young
  • Graduate Certificate in WGS
  • Tabatha Adkins

Picture of M.A. graduates for 2009

Spring, 2008

  • B.A. in WGS:  Lindsay Adams, Shaliza Edge, Jessica Ronald, Liz Utterbach
  • M.A.  in WGS: Jill Bickel, Erin Reidel
  • Graduate certificate in WGS: Elise Delacruz (with M.A. in PAS), Nancy Reinhart (with MPH), Sarah Watkins (with M.A. in PAS)