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Adjunct Assistant Professor of Women's Studies

Office HDB 307GDr. Victoria Genetin
940-898-2119 phone | 940-898-2101 fax
email: victoriagenetin@gmail.com

Education
Ph.D., 2012, Women's and Gender Studies, The Ohio State University

M.S.W., 2007, Social Work, The University of Akron

M.A., 2005, Women’s Studies, Texas Woman's University

B.S.W., 2003, Social Work, The University of Akron

Courses Taught

Gender and Social Change: An Introduction to Multicultural-Women's Studies and Feminist/Womanist Pedagogies.

Research Interests

Feminist/womanist pedagogies; feminist/womanist spiritual activism, engaged Buddhism as a kind of feminist/womanist practice; Anzaldúan studies; birth activism and advocacy.

Presentations
Invited Community and Classroom Presentations

Invited Speaker, Family Science, Texas Woman’s University, Topic: "Diversity and Family Issues Within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community," Autumn 2004.

Invited Speaker, The American Association of University Women (AAUW), Topic: "The History of Midwifery and Reproductive Birth Choice in the U.S.," Autumn 2005.

Invited Speaker, "Celebrating Women’s History at The University of Akron," Topic: "Exploring A Woman-Centered Approach to Pregnancy and Birthing Through the Framework of Nepantla," Spring 2006.

Invited Speaker, Social Work, The University of Akron, Topic: "The Medicalization of Birth," Spring 2007.

Invited Speaker, Young Heroes of City Year Columbus, Topic: "Gender Roles and Media Representations of Femininity and Masculinity," Winter 2008.

Invited Speaker, Women’s Studies, The Ohio State University, Topic: "Women-centered Birthing Options and Reproductive Choice," Winter 2010. 

Conferences & Selected Presentations
Conference Presentations

Presenter, El Mundo Zurdo 2012: An International Conference on the Life and Work of Gloria E. Anzaldúa: "Transforming Feminist Pedagogy Through the Works of Gloria E. Anzaldúa and Thich Nhat Hanh," May 2012.

Presented, Writing Across the Curriculum: "Using Wikis to Promote Best Practices of Writing and Assessment Across Disciplines," May 2010.

Presenter, National Association of Chicano/Chicana Studies: "An ‘Unconscious Allegiance:’ Gloria E. Anzaldúa theory of Spiritual Activism and engaged Buddhism," April 2010.

Presenter, El Mundo Zurdo: The First International Conference on the Life and Work of Gloria E. Anzaldúa: "An ‘Unconscious Allegiance:’ Gloria E. Anzaldúa’s theory of Spiritual Activism and Thich Nhat Hanh’s philosophy of engaged Buddhism," May 2009.

Presenter, National Popular Cultural and American Culture Conference: "Complicating the Birth Narrative: An Analysis of Louise Erdrich’s The Blue Jay’s Dance: A Birth Year," April 2009.

Presenter, Texas Woman’s University Student Creative Arts and Research Symposium: "Exploring a Woman-Centered Approach to Pregnancy and Birthing Through the Framework of Nepantla," April 2005.

Panel Presentations

Panel Presenter, "Grading in the Women’s Studies Classroom," The Department of Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, The Ohio State University, October 2011

Panel Presenter, "Applying to Graduate School: BA to MA," The Department of Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, The Ohio State University, October 2011

Panel Presenter, "Applying to Graduate School: MA to PhD," The Department of Women’s Studies, The Ohio State University, October 2008

Honors and Awards

Graduate Teaching Fellow, The University Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, The Department of Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, The Ohio State University, 2009-2010.

Graduate Teaching Fellow, The University Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, The Department of Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, The Ohio State University, 2009-2010.

Nominee, Graduate Associate Teaching Award (GATA), The Ohio State University, 2008-2011.

Writing Award Recipient, Graduate Achievements for Latina/o Studies (GALaS), $100.00, LASER, The Ohio State University, 2010.

Nominee, Chancellor's Student Research Scholar Award, Eighth Annual Texas Woman’s University Research Symposium, Texas Woman’s University, 2005.

 

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