Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Women and Gender Studies Program and Center will be closed until May 18th. All faculty and staff will be teleworking and can provide most services online for the duration. If you are in one of our classes, please contact your instructor individually. Since we are solely communicating electronically, please allow at least 48 hours for responses for non-emergency requests.
David Corwin is the contact for undergraduate advising and questions, center operations, budget issues, and programming/event collaborations, course scheduling, and questions about student employment.
For graduate advising or questions about the graduate program, please contact Dr. Rachel Lewis at email@example.com.
David Powers Corwin MA; MAIS
Associate Director for Academic Affairs
Women and Gender Studies Program
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- A Hoop Dreams Reality CheckUPDATED OCTOBER 21, 2014, 12:30 PM Many people see sports as the only viable pathway to the American Dream for poor African-American families. Young athletes often have coaches who live and work in middle class communities. This provides exposure to those who have achieved the American Dream and can also translate into opportunities to attend […]
- White / Black Ethnographers and the Question of ‘Access’Some of the best in urban (and rural) ethnography—here and abroad—has white ethnographers peering into the lives of Black and other non-white people. Oscar Lewis (“The Culture of Poverty”); Margaret Mead (Trobriand Islanders); Elliot Liebow (Tally’s Corner); Harold Foote Gosnell (Negro Politicians); Gerald Suttles, (The social order of the slum; ethnicity and territory in the […]
- New Review of Gender, Power and ViolenceGENDER, POWER, AND VIOLENCE: RESPONDING TO SEXUAL AND INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE IN SOCIETY TODAY Authors: Angela J. Hattery and Earl SmithPublisher: Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2019. 246p.Reviewer: Kimberly Fairchild | September 2019 After allowing the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) to expire in February 2019, the House of Representatives passed a reauthorization of the bill in […]
- Disproportionately BlackEarl Smith, PhD – Sociology – George Mason University email@example.com Angela J. Hattery, PhD – Women & Gender Studies – George Mason University firstname.lastname@example.org Black youth are currently confined in the criminal punishment system Blacks get longer criminal sentences than whites Blacks placed in solitary confinement more than whites Blacks (men) exonerated, even though they are ½ […]
- RACE AND SPORTSEarl Smith and Angela J. Hattery Introduction Race matters (Feagin 2013; West 2000). Race also matters in Sportsworld. Race impacts virtually every aspect of our lives, from the opportunities we have to attend higher education, our access to health care, the foods we eat, the likelihood that we will go to prison, and the sports that […]