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.
Anne Marie Butler is an Assistant Professor of Art History and Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Kalamazoo College. Her research investigates how intersections between surrealism, sexuality, and queerness in contemporary Tunisian art can subvert state authority and social norms.
Elif Ege is currently writing her dissertation on the Kurdish and Turkish women’s movements in Turkey and their multi-tiered collaborations and negotiations around the international norms and standards of women's rights.
"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."
A former civil servant and representative of Poland to the European Union and the United Nations, Karolina researches gendered organizations, institutional mechanisms of sustaining inequality and public service institutions.
"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."