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Recent Publications from Dr. Kristi Holsinger, Dept of Criminal Justice & Criminology

We are pleased to announce recent publications for Dr. Kristi Holsinger, Associate Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology. Book 2012 Teaching Justice: Solving Social Justice Problems through University Education. Farnham, England: Ashgate. Refereed Articles Submitted:   Hodge, Jessica and Kristi Holsinger, “Assessing the Status of Gender-Specific Programs through the Lens of Juvenile Justice Staff.” […]

WGS Faculty and Graduate Student Research Grants Announced

The UMKC Women’s & Gender Studies Program is pleased to announce that the following faculty and graduate students have been awarded research grants in April 2013: Faculty Awards Brenda Bethman (WGS and Foreign Languages and Literatures): “Site Visit for Study Abroad Program to Senegal” Miriam Forman-Brunell (History): “Girls in America: A History of Girlhoods” Jane […]

WGS Director Awarded Fulbright Grant

Brenda Bethman, director of the Women’s & Gender Studies Program and the UMKC Women’s Center, and Affiliated Faculty in German in the Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures, has been awarded a Fulbright Grant to attend the 2013 Baden-Württemberg Seminar for American Faculty in German and German Studies. The award includes seminar fees, room and board, and […]

The Feminist Prison – Dr. Kristi Holsinger, Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology

It was a surprising email.  A prestigious professor from graduate school wrote out of the blue asking me to write a book chapter for a new book he had envisioned and recently received a contract for.  The book title was The American Prison: Imagining a Different Future.  Great idea!  I am not a big fan […]

“Latina Spiritualities” – A Lecture by Professor Lara Medina

 Join us for a special presentation by Dr. Lara Medina, California State University at Northridge “Latina Spiritualities: Paths of Creativity and Responsibility” Thursday, April 25th 6:00 ~ 7:30 p.m. Katz Hall 101 Reception will follow the lecture Dr. Medina’s presentation will provide an overview of the diverse strands of Mexican American/Chicana spiritualities, beginning with an […]