The students, staff, and faculty associated with the Center for Gender and Student Engagement strive to build a campus-wide community that respects differences and to support the College's diverse communities. We are committed to meeting the needs of the whole person and supporting the academic mission of the College. While our programs and services primarily address the needs of students, everyone at Dartmouth is welcome at the CGSE.
Jessica arrives at Dartmouth after working for the Women’s and Gender Studies Department at the University of Missouri as their Director of Advising, Curriculum and Programming for the past six years. Her research interests include gender and higher education, the relationship of academics and activism, and feminist pedagogy.
Jessica has a B.A. in English from Bowling Green State University and a M.A. in Women’s and Gender Studies from Eastern Michigan University. She will be completing her doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from the University of Missouri in 2012.
Most recently Jessica has presented at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference and published an article in the Journal of the Motherhood Initiative out of York University. She was awarded the Chancellor’s Outstanding Professional Staff award from the University of Missouri in 2011.
She is thrilled to be joining the Center for Gender and Student Engagement as the new Director and looks forward to working with the students, faculty, and staff of Dartmouth in new and exciting ways. She is also particularly excited about moving to the Upper Valley region and hopes her partner and family will enjoy the fresh air and frequent snowfall she has heard so much about.
Katie comes to Dartmouth after working as the Director of Activism at Planned Parenthood of Indiana for nearly four years. During her time with Planned Parenthood she was able to organize and lead the 51% Club, an organization dedicated to increasing voter turnout among women. Katie received both her B.A in Communication and her Master's in Public Health from the University of Missouri. While attending school, Katie worked for the University of Missouri Women's Center facilitating programs on feminism and empowerment. Katie is deeply passionate about activism, women's rights, social justice, and empowerment. She is excited to join the Dartmouth team as the Assistant Director of the Center for Gender and Student Engagement.
Karen joined Dartmouth College as an Administrative Assistant in August 2010. She supports the Director and Assistant Director in various activities including programming and overseeing budgets. She enjoys working with dedicated individuals committed to enhancing and improving students' experiences and is motivated by the daily challenges and opportunities for personal and professional growth.
2012-2013 Programming Interns:
Hannah Giorgis '13
Sophia Pedlow '15
Marian Guttierrez '13
Carla Sung Ah Yoon '15
Last Updated: 2/25/13