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Professor Rachel Rodgers discusses “The Surprising Reason that ‘Real Body’ Marketing Campaigns work”

Professor of Applied Psychology, Rachel Rodgers, who is currently on an interdisciplinary research sabbatical with WGSS, was recently featured in an article released by the Northeastern News talking about her research behind the impacts of ‘Real Body’ marketing campaigns. Rodgers studies the way that mass media influences body image and mental health, inspiring her to…
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Published On: September 13, 2019 |
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The Fall 2019 WGSS Newsletter

With the new school year just beginning, the WGSS program has released another edition of its bi-annual newsletter. The newsletter contains a recap of important program events from last spring, insight on upcoming opportunities, and information on new members of the WGSS team for the 2019/2020 school year. To access the newsletter, click here!

Published On: September 6, 2019 |
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WGSS Executive Committee Member Amy Farrell Discusses Human Trafficking

In an article released on August 16th, WGSS Executive committee member Amy Farrell discusses human trafficking and how “state and regional law enforcement records likely reflect less than 10 percent of trafficking victims.” This conclusion was arrived upon when Farrell and her colleagues noticed glaring issues with crime reporting, most notably the fact that local…
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Published On: August 19, 2019 |
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WGSS Executive Committee Member Kathrin Zippel discusses Gender Bias and International Scientific Collaboration

In an article published on August 7th, WGSS Executive Committee member, Kathrin Zippel, discusses her research on the increasing global network available to STEM researchers and the gender biases that women continue to face within this ever growing system. Zippel’s has dedicated her personal research to studying gender inequality in academic institutions and exploring ways…
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Published On: August 9, 2019 |
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Professor of WGSS Carla Kaplan and WGSS Executive Committee member Nicole Aljoe discuss Toni Morrison’s legacy

On August 5th 2019, world-renowned author, Nobel laureate, and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, Toni Morrison, died at the age of 88. Just 6 years prior to her death, Morrison visited Northeastern’s Boston campus to discuss the “quiet force of goodness” as something more powerful than violence or hatred. In an article published on August 6th in…
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Published On: August 7, 2019 |
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WGSS Committee Member Aziza Ahmed on NYC Funding Abortions

Professor of Law and WGSS executive committee member Aziza Ahmed was featured in the Northeastern News speaking about New York City’s plan to fund abortions amidst the recent push by 9 states to heavily restrict these procedures. The article focuses on “The Hyde Amendment”, which forbids federal funding for abortions with the exception of a…
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Published On: July 10, 2019 |
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What “The Handmaid’s Tale” Can Teach Us About the Future

  Check out News@Northeastern’s article featuring WGSS faculty member, Moya Bailey. Moya discusses the ways in which the universe of Margaret Atwood’s book has become reality. She also discusses her new class, “Topics in Gender and Black World Literatures: Feminist Futures”, which is offered this fall!

Published On: June 11, 2019 |
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Libby Adler on the New Alabama Legislation on Abortion

Professor of Law and WGSS Faculty member Libby Adler spoke to New @ Northeastern about the Alabama Abortion Law. Check out her thoughts here!  

Published On: May 20, 2019 |
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Jennie Stephens discusses The Green New Deal

Jennie Stephens, WGSS executive committee member and Director of the Global Resilience Institute and the School of Public Policy and Affairs, spoke with News@Northeastern about her research on The Green New Deal. Check out the full article here!

Published On: February 25, 2019 |
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Margaret Burnham and Moya Bailey Discuss National Debate Over Blackface

Margaret Burnham, affiliated WGSS faculty member and Distinguished Professor of Law and Assistant Professor of CSGS & WGSS Moya Bailey, spoke with News@Northeastern to discuss the ongoing blackface debate. Check out the full article here!

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