August 2018

Kristin Gustafson organizes two panels for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

Kristin Gustafson

IAS faculty member Kristin Gustafson (photo, left, courtesy of Randy Jessee) co-organized and co-moderated two History Division teaching panels for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication convention in Washington, D.C. As the Division’s Teaching Standards Chair since 2015, Gustafson focuses on pedagogies of diversity, collaboration, community, and justice. She begins her second year of a second two-year term in this leadership position for the Division.

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Ben Wiselogle serves U.S. Department of State in Zimbabwe

Ben Wiselogle

IAS alum and U.S. Navy veteran Ben Wiselogle (’12) is serving the Political Section of the U.S. Department of State in Harare, Zimbabwe. Previously, Wiselogle was stationed in Washington D.C. as a Foreign Services Officer in the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons. From Harare, he writes, “Serving in the Political Section entails engaging with civil society actors and ...

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Julie Shayne co-publishes paper in the Feminist Teacher

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IAS faculty member and Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies coordinator Julie Shayne co-authored with Denise Hattwig, Dave Ellenwood, and Taylor Hiner a paper titled “Creating Counter Archives: The University of Washington Bothell's Feminist Community Archive of Washington Project” that was published in the newest issue of the Feminist Teacher.

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Kyra Laughlin: Add 'Consent' to your Teen’s College Checklist

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IAS alum (Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies and Society, Ethics & Human Behavior) and incoming Master of Arts in Policy Studies student, Kyra Laughlin, was chosen as the National Sexual Violence Resource Center's communications intern for Fall 2018. As part of her new role, Laughlin will be working with the NSVRC team to create materials for Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2019, assist in managing their social media pages and write blogs for their website. Her first blog post, "Add 'Consent' to your Teen’s College Checklist," ...

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Ahmadi, Johnson and Lee share career paths with students

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Alums Mojan Ahmadi, Gretchen Johnson and Daniel Lee recently met with IAS seniors share how they’ve utilized their degrees, navigated job searches, and found success.  IAS is grateful for their service of our alumni mentors, who provide an important perspective on the value of interdisciplinary education in the workforce.

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