Student Awards

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.

Undergraduate Awards

Outstanding Senior

This award has been established to recognize students who have demonstrated exemplary scholarship and leadership as seniors in the Global Gender Studies program.

Past recipients:

2021: Mosammet Asma, Global Gender Studies/Political Science BA

2020: Jeremy Pope, Global Gender Studies/English BA

Outstanding Research

This award has been established to recognize students who have demonstrated exemplary scholarship and research ability in the Global Gender Studies program.

Past recipients:

2021: 

  • Lucy DesJardins, Global Gender Studies/Political Science BA: "First, do no Harm: The Psychological and Medical Takeover of Transgender Bodies"
  • Alexandria Iadanza, Global Gender Studies BA: 'Barriers to Justice for Victims of Human Trafficking at the Hands of the State”

2020:

  • Addison Laczkowski, Global Gender Studies BA: “Remobilizing Transition: A Raving Theory of Trans Embodiment”
  • Tora Rodriguez, Global Gender Studies/Sociology BA: “An Emotional Analysis of the Reproductive Choices of Boriqua Women”

Community Engagement and Activism

This award has been established to recognize students who have made an impact on the community through longstanding activism and service efforts

Past recipients:

2021: Mykela Moore, Global Gender Studies BA

2020: Mosammet Asma, Global Gender Studies/Political Science BA

Graduate Awards

Syllabus Award

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. 

Past recipients:

2021: Deanna Buley, GGS 379 Sex: Gender and Popular Culture

2020: Hilary Vandenbark, GGS 324 Controlling Reproduction

Awards Outside of GGSS