Welcome Hilary Vandenbark, incoming Graduate Assistant at the UB Gender Institute!


Hilary Vandenbark will join the UB Gender Institute as its Graduate Assistant in summer 2019. Hilary is a PhD candidate in Global Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University at Buffalo. Her research examines state responses to sexual violence in the context of social movements, such as RISE and #MeToo. She has taught undergraduate courses on Gender-Based Violence, Feminist Theory, and Controlling Reproduction. Previously, she worked with the Erie County Commission on the Status of Women to produce a report on local women in government as well as assist with events regarding domestic and teen dating violence. Currently, Hilary is a Women and Public Policy Fellow at the Center for Women in Government and Civil Society, Rockefeller College, SUNY Albany.


For the full schedule of our spring 2019 events, take a look at our Spring Newsletter. Look for hard copies in mailboxes as the semester gets underway!