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Dr. Cheryl Hopson has a new chapbook out called Fragile.

Dr. Cheryl Hopson chapbook cover

DCS News and Events

Dr. Saundra Ardrey was selected for a 2017-2018 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant to South Africa from July 2017 to June 2018. In consultation with University of Limpopo Division of Social Sciences, Dr. Ardrey's Fulbright year will include teaching modules that focus on Women of the African Diaspora, curriculum review/development of the Limpopo Division of Social Sciences, and research on the political behavior of women of the African diaspora through in-depth one-on-one personal interviews.

Dr. Saundra Ardrey


  • The Barbara Burch Award for Faculty Leadership in Civic Engagement was established in 2014 to honor exemplary faculty leadership in advancing the civic learning and engagement of undergraduate students and advancing the work of AASCU’s American Democracy Project. This year (2016) it was awarded to two recipients, Elizabeth Bennion and Molly Kerby(Read more)

           Molly ADP Award


2017 Scholarship/Award Winners

DCS Ella Baker Scholarship Winners: Natalie Turner, Leslie Dobbins, Darinda Reddick, Courtney McLaughlin, Dillon McCormick, Francisco Serrano


Gender & Women's Studies 2017 Scholarship/Award Winners:

Catherine Coogan Ward Feminist Action Award - Grayson Hunt

Seneca Falls Personal Empowerment Award - Leslie Dobbins

Catherine C. Ward Scholarship - Margaret Sullivan

Valere Scott Scholarship - Ava Fergerson

Esther Fund Graduate Scholarship -Chloe Cesler

Creative Writing Awards - Undergraduate - Sam McClain

Creative Writing Awards - Graduate - Lena Ziegler

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