Undergraduate Student Updates
Lucy Bloomberg (2016, American Studies and GSS) was awarded a Summer Undergraduate Research Grant to conduct archival research on Jane, an underground abortion service in Chicago from 1969-1973, and will begin a
senior thesis in American Studies in the fall.
Lauren Goldstein (2018, Communication Studies and GSS) was awarded a Summer Internship Grant from NCA and will be interning in the Social Media department of Birchbox in New York this summer.
Graduate Student Updates
Carla Della Gatta (PhD, Interdisciplinary Program in Theatre and Drama & GSS Certificate) was a GSS Teaching Assistant during the 2014-15 school year and designed and taught a new course on “Latina Theatre & Feminisms” in Winter quarter. She will begin a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Critical Studies - Theatre at the University of Southern California in the fall.
Theo Greene (PhD Sociology and Gender & Sexuality Studies Certificate) will begin a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Sociology at Bowdoin College in the fall.
Jillana Enteen (GSS/Asian American Studies) has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor of Instruction.
Hector Carrillo (GSS/Sociology) is the recipient of a Distinguished Teaching Award in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences for the academic year 2015-2016.
Helen Thompson (English) is the recipient of the E. LeRoy Hall Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences for the academic year 2015-2016.
Mary Weismantel (Anthropology) has received an Alumnae of Northwestern University Award for Curriculum Development. She will spend the summer developing a new undergraduate course that will explore art and architecture through the context of Native American educational and cultural traditions, environmental sustainability and issues of diversity, inequality and politics.
Héctor Carrillo (Sociology/GSS) and Michelle Wright (African-American Studies) have been named 2016-17 Fellows at the Kaplan Fellows for the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities.