Congratulations to Christy Holmes, a TCNJ and WGS Alum, who was awarded the
Congratulations to Ashley Reichelmann, Class of 2008 (WGS and English Secondary Education major, with WILL Certificate), who is currently a doctoral candidate in sociology at Northeastern University. Her co-authored article on patterns of multiple family homicide has been accepted for publication in Homicide Studies.
Congratulation to Emily Bent, Class of 2003 (WGS). Emily has accepted a tenure track position with Pace University. Emily is a full-time consultant on girls’ human rights programming and political engagement. She manages girl-centered projects for Sage Girl, Girls Learn International, Feminist Majority Foundation, and the Working Group on Girls among others. These projects include: The International Day of the Girl Summit, Girls Speak Out at the United Nations, and Girl Delegate Participation during the Commission on the Status of Women. Emily currently teaches in the Women’s and Gender Studies Department at The College of New Jersey. Her research is classified in the field of Girlhood Studies and explores the complexities of transnational girlhoods as the subject of feminist inquiry. In March 2013, she earned a doctorate in Global Women’s Studies from the National University of Ireland, Galway. Her dissertation examined the political impact of the Nike Foundation’s Girl Effect on North American teen girls in regards to their understanding of human rights, activism, and girlhood. To date, her work has been published in the Global Studies of Childhood Journal and Sociological Studies of Children and Youth. Her dissertation manuscript was a finalist for the University of Illinois First Book Prize at the National Women’s Studies Association.