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.

Past Winners

 

2016: Shannon Griffiths — A Governing Body

 

2014: Jess Steever

ENDA 2013: Ending Transgender Workplace Discrimination

 

2013: Brittany Harty

The Importance of Being a Lady : Breaking Down Femininity as A Gender Norm

 

2011: Becky Cressy

“Some Demon’s Mistress, or the Demon’s Self”

The Vilification of Women in the Poetry of the British Romantic Period

 

2009: Carrie E. Waldron

Triolets, Rechargeability and the Feminist Movement:

Multiple Connotations in Kathleene West’s “Current Event”

2008: Hilary Austin

June 29th, 2008 by Bridget

More Than Just Fat: Jenny Saville and Body Image

2007: Caitlin Stevens

June 29th, 2007 by Bridget

The Importance of Being Crafty: The Benefits of Crafting to Women and Feminism In the Past, Present, and Future

2006: Naomi Judd

June 29th, 2006 by Bridget

American Mountain Women: On a Footpath All Their Own

2005: Nora Toomey

June 29th, 2005 by Bridget

I Am A Woman, Read My Blog

2004: Dawn A. Smith

June 29th, 2004 by Bridget

Feminist Backlash, Motion Pictures, and Post-Feminist Theory

Featured in Plymouth Magazine

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¡Bienvenidos a Cuba!

PSU professor and her students discover the challenges and joys of visiting Cuba » Political science professor Filiz Otucu Ruhm always dreamed of going to Cuba. In fact, she planned on visiting the island more than a decade ago. “The social scientist in me wanted to observe Castro’s Cuba, then go back after Castro, and […]

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Giving Back Is Its Own Reward

Servant Leadership: The Key to Business and Success » By most measures, Colin Graham ’01 is a success. But giving back to his alma mater, including the endowment of a university scholarship, provides an opportunity to display the type of leadership that defines him best. Graham counts success as finding whatever feeds one’s heart and […]

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Cracking the Glass Ceiling in Athletics Administration 

When alumna Kim Bownes ’07G was named Director of Athletics in January, she added another crack to a glass ceiling in collegiate athletics. She joined the group of women leading National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III athletics departments who make up just 29 percent of DIII athletics directors, according to the 2016 report by […]