Dr. Liz Ahl

When we speak of putting learners at the centers of our classrooms and enabling them to be active participants (rather than passive recipients) in their education, we owe a debt to Women’s Studies.
– Dr. Liz Ahl, from her 2005 Kalikow Award acceptance speech.

Cathie LeBlanc

Cathie LeBlanc

Professor of Digital Media; Department Chair Communication and Media Studies

BA, Dartmouth College; MS, PhD, Florida State University
Email: cleblanc@plymouth.edu
Homepage: http://oz.plymouth.edu/~cleblanc/

Cathie LeBlanc received an A.B. from Dartmouth College and an MS and PhD from Florida State University , all in Computer Science. She has been a faculty member at Plymouth State University since 1998 and is currently an associate professor in the Communication and Media Studies Department. Her interest in Women’s Studies dates back to her time at Dartmouth College, when she was often the only woman in her Computer Science classes. Taking Women’s Studies courses as an undergraduate helped her to understand and deal with her experiences in the male-dominated world of technology.She is currently interested in gender issues in online environments, such as Second Life, and in games, such as Farmville.

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