What’s New in Women’s Studies

Psychology of Women QuarterlyPsychology of Women Quarterly, edited by Professor Jan Yoder, is now #1 among Women’s Studies Journals. Dr. Yoder’s term as editor began in 2010 and ends in 2015. Under her editorship, the journal has steadily risen in the rankings to become the top-ranking journal in Women’s Studies, based on rankings of scholarly and scientific research publications. 

Professor Mary Triece has a new book coming out in October 2014:

Lacy, Michael G. and Mary E. Triece, Eds. (2014). Race and Hegemonic Struggle in the United States: Pop Culture, Politics, and Protest. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. Her chapter in the book is "The Mother Tongue as 'Back Talk': Resisting Racism in Congressional Hearings."

Tell it like it isHer most recent book, Tell it Like it Is: Women in the National Welfare Rights Movement, was published by the University of South Carolina Press in 2013. You can hear Dr. Triece talk about her research findings on November 6th, Thursday, 11:00-11:50 a.m. To pre-register go to: http://www.uakron.edu/ws/events.dot 

Psychology of Men & Masculinity

Professor Ronald Levant, Department of Psychology, received an American Psychological Association Presidential Citation, which reads: “In recognition of his visionary leadership and exceptional service to Psychology of Men and Masculinity. Under his guidance, the journal reached extraordinary visibility and impact, making it a scholarly trail blazer for social justice and equality.”

Professor Priscilla Sakezles, Department of Philosophy Chair, is currently serving as Vice-President of the Ohio Philosophical Association. Next year she will begin a two-year term as President of the organization.