Congratulations to Finn Lease on their completion of the 1st Ph.D. to be awarded at the University of Kansas in the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department. Finn was awarded on Aug. 24, 2015. Finn's dissertation is entitled "A Strong Woman of the Lord: Performing Gender at the Intersection of Sport and Evangelical Christianity."
Finn is currently the Lead Trainer and Instructional Designer for a Federal Consulting company. Finn has also co-founded and runs a blog, academic-expat.com. that explores reasons for choosing a non-academic job and offers resources to help others follow a similar path.
Finnegan Lease is the first WGSS graduate student to complete the PhD program, August 24, 2015, at the University of Kansas.