Gwendolyn Beetham

Gwendolyn Beetham is the Associate Director of the Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania. She has worked for women’s research institutes and gender justice organizations around the world and has taught gender studies at the London School of Economics, Rutgers University, and Brooklyn College. She is the co-editor of the four volume collection Gender, Poverty and Development (Routledge, 2014) and founding editor of the series “The Academic Feminist” for Her research interests include gender-based violence, LGBT rights, and critical university studies. Gwendolyn holds a PhD from the Gender Institute at the London School of Economics.

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June 4, 2018
Alternatives to calling the police in a university setting.
October 30, 2017
A series in honor of the 40th anniversary of the Combahee River Collective’s ‘A Black Feminist Statement.’  
September 7, 2017
Thinking about job changes.
August 15, 2017
Going beyond repulsion at large scale acts of racism.
April 27, 2017
A post in recognition of National Infertility Awareness Week.  
March 7, 2017
How to participate.  
August 9, 2016
University of Venus Summer Reads: The Highest Glass Ceiling.
July 19, 2016
From slavery to #BlackLivesMatter, on both sides of the Atlantic.  
January 26, 2016
We all stand to benefit.  
October 5, 2015
What is our ethical obligation to graduate students?


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