WGS and the World: Alumni Interview-Rebekah Taylor ’12

Meet Our Alumni: Rebekah Taylor ‘12 Rebekah Taylor ’12 graduated with a composite major in Religion and a minor in Women’s Studies.* Rebekah is a Health, Wellness, and Life Coach with experience working on the Pine Ridge Native American Reservation and Black Hills Works in  South Dakota. Rebekah shares with us her formative experiences as …

WGS and the World: Alumni Interview–Dr. Vanessa Ann Claus ’08

Meet Our Alumni: Dr. Vanessa Ann Claus by Kendra R. Parker Dr. Vanessa Ann Claus ‘ 08 graduated with a dual major in Women’s Studies* and Communication. Dr. Claus is a Lead Faculty Member at Colorado State University-Global Campus teaching business and management courses and publishing in peer-reviewed journals. In 2013, she co-published “Culture and leadership: …

“You were designed to intertwine with people who have stories different from your own”: An Interview with Dr. Davia J. Crutchfield

by Kendra R. Parker Dr. Davia J. Crutchfield will be visiting Hope’s campus this week. Check out our interview with Dr. Crutchfield. She discusses her Women’s Studies certificate, the value of WGS courses, her research inspirations, and more.  What are you most excited to share with students, faculty, staff, and community members who will attend …

Meet the WGS Faculty: Dr. Sarah Kornfield

How long have you been teaching at Hope College? This is my 4thyear teaching at Hope College. Did you major/minor in WGS, and if so, how did your WGS major/minor/certificate shape you? If not, how did you come to WGS as an academic discipline? The college I attended did not have a WGS major/minor, and …

WGS Honors Dr. Jonathan Hagood

 Today, the WGS Program remembers the life of Dr. Jonathan Hagood. We honor Jonathan today with personal reflections, believing these moments of remembrance are one more way to honor a man who gave much to many people. “When I think of Jonathan I remember the numerous faith-exploration initiatives he led—Continuum scholars, the summer Faith and …

Meet the WGS Faculty: Dr. Carrie Bredow

How long have you been teaching at Hope College? This is my 7th year teaching at Hope, my 6th year teaching within the WGS program, and my 2nd year serving as director of Women’s and Gender Studies. Did you major/minor in WGS, and if so, how did your WGS major/minor/certificate shape you? If not, how did you come …