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Earl Smith, PhD , a Sociologist and Co-Author of WGST Director Dr. Angie Hattery Wins Lifetime Research Award

Earl Smith, PhD , a Sociologist and Co-Author of WGST Director Dr. Angie Hattery Wins Lifetime Research Award

Earl Smith, PhD was awarded the Lifetime Research Award from the College Sports Research Institute (CSRI) at their annual meetings in Columbia, SC, in April 2018. Dr. Smith’s legacy includes the award-winning book, Race, Sport and the American Dream, published in the 3rd edition in 2014. In addition, he edited Sociology of Sport and Social Theory, which was published in 2010, along with dozens of articles and book chapters in the area of sociology of sport. In 2001, Dr. Smith was elected by his colleagues to serve as the President of the North American Society for the Study of Sport.

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Meet a WGST Minor Student: Natalie Wolf

Meet a WGST Minor Student: Natalie Wolf

"I felt that each class had important discussions and I loved evaluating what can be done for problems faced today in regards to gender and sexuality. At the time it was one of my more challenging classes as I wrote a small paper almost every class, but it was the easiest work to get done. I realized that I loved this subject and work and I enjoyed putting hard work into my research. After this class I kept taking WMST courses, declared the minor, and never looked back!"

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Meet a WGST Minor Student: Horizon Miguel

Meet a WGST Minor Student: Horizon Miguel

"The courses in Women and Gender Studies I have taken helped me understand how to incorporate and elevate the voices of historically marginalized identities in art. I have learned how to acknowledge my own intersectional identities while respecting and honoring people who possess other identities. All of the Women and Gender Studies professors I have learned from have been excellent examples of how to teach effectively too. I plan to take all of these experiences with me when I graduate."

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WGST Major Student, Bennett Shoop Receives Dean’s Challenge Award

WGST Major Student, Bennett Shoop Receives Dean’s Challenge Award

Women and Gender Studies major student, Bennett Shoop has been chosen as a recipient of the Dean’s Challenge Award for the 2018/2019 academic year. The Dean’s Challenge Award is given to select undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement. Those who are chosen for the award are also given a stipend to support them in covering academic expenses.

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