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'Gender and Sexuality Studies' Archive

Sociomedical Scientist Rebecca Jordan-Young ’86 Publishes Brain Storm to Glowing Reviews

Posted October 20, 2010
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Sociomedical scientist Rebecca Jordan-Young ’86, an associate professor of women’s studies at Barnard College, recently published Brain Storm: The Flaws in the Science of Sex Differences, a study of the scientific research underlying the claim that sex differences are biologically determined or “hardwired into the brain” by fetal exposure to sex hormones. The book has […]

GSAS Alumna Luz Maria Umpierre Honored at DePaul

Posted December 16, 2009
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Poet, scholar and human-rights activist Luzma (Luz Maria) Umpierre, M.A. ’76, Ph.D. ’78, was honored by DePaul University’s John T. Richardson Library at a reception in in November. The event recognized Umpierre’s donation to the library of a collection of her artwork, poetry, photographs and documents chronicling workplace legal struggles, lesbianism and the migrant experience.