WGS Spotlight

Students, faculty, and alums talk about Miami and the WGS Program.

Alexandra Apicella

(Class of 2019)

photo of Alexandra ApicellaOn the faculty side, three people come immediately to mind: professor Rodney Coates in Black World Studies (who has been a great mentor), associate professor Ann Fuehrer in WGS (who recommended my fall study abroad), and professor C. Lee Harrington in Sociology and Social Justice Studies (with whom I worked as a TA). All of them are phenomenal!


See what Alexandra had to say about parlaying her previous experiences into a leadership role.


Jessi Wright

(Class of 2019)

photo of Jessi WrightAfter my work on the [His/Her/Hirstory Symposium], I've continued my involvement with Dr. [Ann] Fuehrer as an independent researcher and Undergraduate Associate (UA). I've been working with her on a video interview web series about some of the women that started the National Organization for Women in Oxford and Miami.


See what Jessi had to say about her internship and other experiences while studying abroad in London.


Audrey Lipps

(Class of 2019)

photo of Audrey LippsIn addition to Jacqueline Daugherty, associate professor Ann Fuehrer from the Department of Global & Intercultural Studies helped me with just about everything related to my trip to the Netherlands, including immigration issues and the kinds of challenges we may go through while living and working abroad.


See what Audrey had to say about her ethnographic research experiences in Hawaii.