Women's and Gender Studies


Inspired to make an impact

Inspired by one city’s commitment to address climate change, Jackie Harris ’23 served as an intern this summer in Keene, New Hampshire on a team aimed at reducing the water and energy usage in its municipal buildings. Harris, a Londonderry, New Hampshire native who is a dual major in Earth sciences... Read More

Recent Stories

  • Physics professor Chanda Prescod-Weinstein stands against a chalkboard with arms crossed.
    - A Force in Physics
    Nature magazine has selected assistant professor of physics Chanda Prescod-Weinstein to its "Nature's 10" list of 10 people who helped shape science in 2020. Read More
  •  Excellence, Times Two
    - Excellence, Times Two
    Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, assistant professor of physics and core faculty in women’s and gender studies at UNH, has received the American Physical Society’s (APS) Edward A.... Read More
  • Kabria Baumgartner, assistant professor of American studies
    - Historical Support
    With two recent fellowships, American studies professor Kabria Baumgartner will research a book project on Robert Morris, the first African American trial lawyer in the U.S. Read More
  •  Emily Bourne with Avary Thorne, associate coordinator of women’s and gender studies
    - The Music of Communication
    A COLA Student Fellow charts her path. Read More
  • Hamida Hassan '20
    - A Village of Support
    Advocates help a Somalian refugee attend college. Read More
  • Kabria Baumgartner
    - English Professor Named Emerging Scholar By Diverse Magazine
    UNH faculty are once again being recognized at the national level for scholarship that is changing the way we think and teach about race, gender and equity. Read More
  • Sharyn Potter testifying before Congress with male in background
    - Potter Testifies
    Sharyn Potter of UNH's Prevention Innovations Research Center testified recently before a House of Representatives veteran affairs subcommittee. Read More
  • photo of Thompson Hall
    - Top Honor
    Siobhan Senier, professor of English, is named the 2019 Lindberg Award winner in COLA. Read More
  • Chanda Prescod-Weinstein stands in front of a chalkboard with equations
    - New to the Faculty
    Chanda Prescod-Weinstein is a theoretical cosmologist whose scholarship breaks down intellectual and disciplinary barriers. Read More
  • photo of Aria Halliday
    - Duke Fellow
    A UNH women’s studies faculty member was awarded a Duke University summer fellowship on tenure. Read More