GGSs graduate Anamika Priyadarshini (left) meeting with Indian women.
Wherever they go, our alumni shine! The Department of Global Gender and Sexuality Studies prepares talented students from all over the world to investigate critical global issues and advocate for a better future.
"My dissertation exists at the collision of feminist, queer and literary theories in order to develop and examine new reading methodologies that arise in response to gendered traumas to argue reading is an experiential learning process that is both revolutionary and reparative."
Anne Marie Butler's dissertation, "Unintelligible Bodies: Surrealism and Queerness in Contemporary Tunisian Women's Art," analyzes how art by Tunisian women uses subversive content to critique social norms and the Tunisian state.
"The GGS program fostered an incredible community of emerging graduate scholars over the years I was there. I admire the long history of Women's Studies at UB and was fortunate to be able to build upon that legacy both in the classroom and the streets of Buffalo."
"After getting my MA at the University at Buffalo, I went on to get my PhD in Sociology at Brandeis University, which was my top choice of schools at the time. I am currently a professor of criminal justice at California State University, Sacramento."
"There was not a single day during the GGS studies that I did not go home feeling challenged, enlightened or just incrementally motivated to find ways to bring such brilliant learnings into my work back at home in India, after I finished my PhD."
"Currently I am working as an Assistant Professor with Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). For the studies of arts and humanities, TISS is considered to be the second best academic institution after JNU in India."