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Voices of Simmons

Professor Jo Trigilio has been an influential activist within the LGBTQ community since 1985 and is honored to be the Pride Marshal for the 48th Annual Boston Pride Parade. How Pride began Gay Liberation marches began in cities across the...

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Alumnae/i Feature

Brenda’s scholarly work and teaching benefit from the interdisciplinary approaches she learned in the GCS program. What is the focus of your work? As a scholar of citizenship, immigration, and education, my research is situated at the intersection of critical...

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Alumnae/i Feature

Amy reflects on the skills she cultivated at Simmons in preparation for doctoral work. What attracted you to the MA in gender/cultural studies (GCS) program at Simmons? After finishing my undergraduate work in psychology and gender studies, I knew that...

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Alumnae/i Feature

In GCS, Naisha sought to understand all who identify under the umbrella of womanhood. What attracted you to the MA in gender/cultural studies (GCS) program at Simmons? I wanted a program that allowed me to explore the intersectionality of gender...

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Alumnae/i Feature

A PhD student in Sociology at University of Virginia, Shayne shares his thoughts on how GCS prepared him for his current studies. What did you study at Simmons? I completed a dual degree program to earn my MA in gender/cultural...