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Jessica MacNamara

Degree from Our Department

Where is she now?

Jessica is now an assistant professor of Sociology at Keuka College. After earning her M.A. in Women’s and Gender Studies, Jessica went on to earn a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University at Buffalo. Her research areas are gender and sexuality, transgender studies, family, health, and the environment. Her teaching is inspired by the experiences gained participating in feminist teaching collectives at the University of Buffalo (B.A.) and the University at Albany (M.A.).

What can you do with a degree in Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies?

My degree in Women’s and Gender Studies is the base for my academic career. It informs all of the work I currently engage in both inside the classroom and out in the field.

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