The Gender Institute welcomes all members of the UB community to participate in our programs, to propose new initiatives, and to apply for cosponsorships, fellowships, and grants.
The primary duties include: assisting with Gender Institute events and committee meetings; designing publicity posters, flyers and programs; recording and posting events to the website, maintaining and updating the website; and other tasks as assigned.
Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, current resume, writing sample (such as your dissertation prospectus, a chapter, or an essay) and two letters of recommendation to Professor Kari Winter, Director, at email@example.com .
Michael Rembis, History: “A Secret Worth Knowing”: Living Mad Lives in the Shadow of the Asylum"
Jinting Wu, Educational Leadership and Policy": Mothering Special Children: Negotiating Gender and Disability in China’s Special Schools"
Mary McVee, Literacy Education and Director, Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction
Lynn Shanahan, Learning and Instruction, Literacy Program Director
Kenneth English, Deputy Director, Sustainable Manufacturing and Advanced Robotics Technologies Community of Excellence, College of Engineering
Joint project: "Addressing the Opportunity Gap in STEM for Girls through Engineering Club"
PhD Candidate, Comparative Literature
"Collective Intimacy and the Promise of Invulnerability:
Representations of Disability in Polish Literature, 1945-1989"
2017 Gender Institute-WNY Solidarity
Fellowships (one time award)
Elif Ege, PhD Student, Global Gender Studies
Research on how Kurdish women construct transnational connections
at the local level
Karolina Kulicka, PhD Student, Global Gender
Research on gender in Polish bureacracies
2017 Excellence in Mentoring Awards
Hershini Bhana Young, Professor of
Elizabeth Otto, Assoc. Professor of Art History/Visual Studies
Executive Director of the Humanities Institute