Rachel Denney

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306 Blake Hall


Rachel Denney is a Ph.D. candidate in Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, with concentrations in Political Science and Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Her dissertation research focuses on the relationship between developing state governments and non-governmental organizations in Central America and the Caribbean. From Fall 2013-Spring 2015, Rachel was a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellow, studying Haitian Creole. Since Fall 2015, she has served as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the WGSS department. She was an Institute for Policy and Social Research Fellow in 2015-2016. Rachel has a professional background in the international non-profit sector.

Fall 2018: Rachel is assisting Dr. Britton in teaching WGSS 562 "Women and Politics" and also Rachel is teaching WGSS 396 "Women and Politics in Latin America."

Dr. Janet Sharistanian

Dr. Janet Sharistanian, founding director of KU Women’s Studies, passed away on Wed., Feb. 6, 2019. More information »

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