Contest Winners Announced

UWM Women’s & Gender Studies
Research Paper & Project Contest Winners
Casey O’Brien Outstanding Activist Awardees

On behalf of the Women’s & Gender Studies Program, we would like to extend our Congratulations to this year’s winners of our annual UWM Women’s & Gender Studies Student Research Paper and Project Contest and the Casey O’Brien Outstanding Activist Award.

Rachel Skalitsky Award for Undergraduate Research
Evelyn Hinton, “Eternity Girl, On Transgender Perspective and Queering the Apocalypse”

Second Place, Undergraduate Research
Jessica Rutowski, “Maori Concepts of Sexuality Pre-Colonialization”

First Place, Undergraduate Project
Tasha Berillo, “Rebel Mouth”

Eliana G. Berg Award for Graduate Research
Elizabeth Hoover, “Death is Not an Abstraction: The Art of Teresa Margolles and Ursula Biemann”

First Place Graduate Project
Lizzie Hjelle, “Teaching Feminist Praxis with Archival Instruction”

Casey O’Brien Outstanding Activist Awards

First Place, Undergraduate Student
Tori Freund

Undergraduate Honorable Mention
Blia Vue

First Place, Graduate Student
Charmaine Lang

Graduate Honorable Mention
Molly Bell

Customarily, we would invite students, faculty and staff campus wide to join us in celebrating the achievements of these students at the Women’s & Gender Studies Student Awards Ceremony.  Unfortunately, due to the unprecedented recent events, we are unable to host this ceremony, and we askthat you celebrate these accomplishments in a more personal manner.

Congratulations to all!
Anna Mansson McGinty, Chair and Molly McCourt, Assistant Chair