You can apply for multiple fellowships through the application but you will only be eligible to receive one. Eligibility: Applicants must have been admitted to candidacy by April 1st, and should be at an advanced stage of writing their dissertation. Some travel for research for brief periods is allowed, but this must be discussed with the CSGS Faculty Director in advance. Tuition, student fees, and health insurance will be covered by the award.
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Past Thesis Topics | Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
Gabriella Nassif inset will seek to partner with community organizations to learn about and document the experiences of women hired to work in Lebanese households. One example: migrant domestic workers, who are hired to complete household labor such as cooking, cleaning, child care and grocery shopping, says Gabriella Nassif, a UB PhD candidate. Through her dissertation research, Nassif will seek to partner with current and former migrant domestic workers in Lebanon to document and understand their experiences both during and prior to COVID The work these women do is often undervalued, leaving them marginalized, with low pay, minimal benefits and limited job security, Nassif says. Her focus will be on women who have traveled from Ethiopia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, the Philippines and other countries to work in Lebanese households. Globally, research on migrant domestic workers tends to focus overwhelmingly on women who migrate from the Global South to what are traditionally known as developed countries, like in Europe and North America. Nassif, who grew up in Shorewood, Wisconsin, holds both U.
PhD in Global Gender Studies
For priority consideration, PhD applicants should submit their fall application by the January Master's applicants should submit their fall application by the first Friday in February. We build collaborations among faculty and students by exploring the intersections of gender, race, class, and disability to produce innovative scholarship.
You will complete three required core courses involving theory, methodology, research skills, and professional development: G Concepts of Gender, G Feminist Theories, G Researching Gender Issues. Our students also complete a credit-hour minor, which should be taken externally e. Elective courses complete the required hours of gender-related course work. Only those students intending to pursue the Ph. However, a Master's degree may be obtained upon satisfactory completion of its requirements, which are: at least 30 credits of course work successfully earned, including 12 credits of courses outside Gender Studies and 9 credits of core Gender Studies courses and either a comprehensive M.