Race, Gender and Sexuality Studies kudos

Richard Breaux

Richard Breaux, Race, Gender and Sexuality Studies, authored the chapter "Mahjari Musicians: The Recorded Sounds of Arab Americans in the Early Twentieth Century, 1912-1936," in Arab Worlds Beyond the Middle East published on June 15 by Lexington.

Submitted on: Sept. 20

Susan Kelly and Richard Breaux

Susan Kelly, Mathematics & Statistics and Richard Breaux, Race, Gender and Sexuality Studies, presented "First, But Not Last: Celebrating the Centennial of the First African-American Woman Doctorates" at 106TH Annual meeting of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) on Tuesday, Sept. 14 online. ASALH is the oldest professional organizations dedicated to researching, documenting, and preserving the history of peoples of African descent in the United States (est. 1915).

Submitted on: Sept. 14

Jodi Vandenberg-Daves

Jodi Vandenberg-Daves, Race, Gender and Sexuality Studies, was interviewed by New York Times on June 4. Jodi Vandenberg-Daves was quoted in a story about gender inequity and motherhood in the New York Times.

Submitted on: June 11

Andrea Hansen

Andrea Hansen, Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, received the award for Recognition of 13 years of service from Greater La Crosse Area Diversity Council . Hansen was recognized as a founding member of the Greater La Crosse Area Diversity Council at the Council's annual meeting in January. In 2007, UWL Continuing Extension (now Extended Learning) received UW-Extension grants for Andrea to develop workforce diversity programs for area employees. Now in its 13th year, the council offers programming, community collaborations and a speakers bureau. Hansen provided leadership as a member and officer of the Board of Directors until her resignation in September. Thomas Harris (OMSS) serves on the board. Jodi Vandenberg-Daves, Ph.D. (WGSS) was the Council's Executive Director, 2015-2018. Arlette Rodriquez-Miller is the current Executive Director. UWL is a member of the Council.

Submitted on: Feb. 10

Kayleigh Day

Kayleigh Day, Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, was named One of 2019's Rising Stars Under 40 for River Valley Media Group and the 7 Rivers Alliance.

Submitted on: Oct. 17, 2019