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.

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

 

 

Featured in Plymouth Magazine

Example Image

Panther Pride: Ski Hard, Smile Big

Freydis Holla Einarsdottir ’19 came this close to competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Since coming to PSU, she’s been posting top finishes for the women’s ski team, and in March she became the first woman in Plymouth State history to compete in the NCAA Championships, the biggest race in collegiate ski racing. […]

Example Image

First in the (New) Nation

A Young Man’s Journey from a Nepalese Refugee Camp to the New Hampshire Polls » Southern Bhutan. Early 1990s. Members of an ethnic minority population, the Hindu Lhotshampas, began fleeing rising levels of persecution by the Bhutanese government. Denied their citizenship rights because of religious and cultural differences, the group—more than 100,000 strong—eventually sought protection […]

Example Image

Coach for a Day

Dean of the First-Year Experience Mark Fischler is a professor, mentor, and friend to countless students. But this past September, he was also a coach for the Panther football team.