Council Members

The Women’s Studies minor is overseen by the members of the Women’s Studies Council. The Council is a diverse group of faculty and students drawn from many different departments across the Plymouth State University campus.

Women’s Studies Council Members

Katharine Harrington

Brigid O’Donnell

Wendy Palmquist

Mary Beth Ray

Kerry Yurewicz

Ex Officio

Jessica Dutille

Alice Staples

Friends of the Women’s Studies Council

Megan Birch

Robin DeRosa

Stephanie Halter

Diane Hotten-Somers

Whitney Howarth

Karolyn Kinane

Cathie LeBlanc

Ann McClellan

Rebecca Noel

Angie Ricciardi

Dr. Marcia Schmidt Blaine

Sheryl Shirley

Stacey Yap

 

 

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