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Study Shows Innovative Program Helps Limit Domestic Violence
The statistics are horrifying. Nearly three in 10 women have been stalked or assaulted by their partner, and states reported investigating abuse cases involving 5.9 million children in 2010. [...]
What the Dog Knows
Cat Warren, an associate professor of journalism in the Department of English, teaches science writing, editing and reporting. In a completely different role, and working alongside the cadaver dog she trained, Warren also helps law enforcement officials search for missing and presumed-dead people. [...]
Nonprofit, International Studies Lead Grad to Address Global Women's Health
CHASS alumna Tracy DiTucci (International Studies with a minor in Nonprofit Studies, '11) travels the world working with the nonprofit women's health organization, Ipas. [...]
Speaking Out for Women -- at the United Nations
Becca Bishopric ‘11 and senior Anuja Acharya (Political Science and English) were fellows during the past year with They each spent time researching a topic dealing with rural women in North Carolina and wrote a paper on those findings. [...]

Women's and Gender Studies

“Gender consciousness has become involved in almost every intellectual field: history, literature, science, anthropology. There's been an extraordinary advance.” – Clifford Geertz, anthropologist and author of Local Knowledge: Further Essays in Interpretive Anthropology and Available Light: Anthropological Reflections on Philosophical Topics, among other fine works.




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