There are several awards available in recognition of the outstanding academic, professional and service work that students do in Global Gender and Sexuality Studies. Awards are available for undergraduate and graduate students.
This award has been established to recognize students who have demonstrated exemplary scholarship and leadership as seniors in the Global Gender Studies program.
2022: Hannah Baker, Global Gender Studies/Sociology/Social Sciences Interdisciplinary BA
2021: Mosammet Asma, Global Gender Studies/Political Science BA
2020: Jeremy Pope, Global Gender Studies/English BA
This award has been established to recognize students who have demonstrated exemplary scholarship and research ability in the Global Gender Studies program.
This award has been established to recognize students who have made an impact on the community through longstanding activism and service efforts
2022: Kiaya Franklin, Global Gender Studies/Psychology BA
2021: Mykela Moore, Global Gender Studies BA
2020: Mosammet Asma, Global Gender Studies/Political Science BA
The Syllabus Award is given to a continuing graduate student for a syllabus designed and taught in the department. It is awarded based on pedagogical formalities and innovation, grounding in gender studies, and overall development in assignments supporting learning outcomes.
2022: Kaylee Kagiavas, GGS 101 Intro. to Gender & Women's Studies
Jessica Mason, GGS 228 Intro. to Feminist Theory
2021: Deanna Buley, GGS 379 Sex: Gender and Popular Culture
2020: Hilary Vandenbark, GGS 324 Controlling Reproduction
Deanna Buley and Kaylee Kagiavas (GGS PhD) were named Social Impact Fellows for summer 2021, a partnership between the School of Management, School of Social Work, and the College of Arts and Sciences.
Jessica Lowell Mason (GGS PhD) received The Herstory Coalition for Community Writing Graduate Fellowship: Teaching for Justice and Peace, a partnership between the Herstory Writers Workshop, the Coalition on Community Writing, and the Humanities Institute at Stony Brook University.
Mosammet Asma (GGS BA), along with the UB Muslim Student Association (MSA), received the 1st place award in the Social Justice Competition at the NY MSA 2020 Showdown.
Gabriella Nassif (GGS PhD) has received a Dissertation Fellowship for 2020-2021 from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) to support her study of migrant domestic workers in Lebanon. With this fellowship, Gabriella will be able to focus on her research and writing full-time.
Yuyun Sriwahyuni (GGS PhD) received a Dikti Fulbright award from Indonesia to support her doctoral studies at UB.