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October 1, 2016 at 10:30 pm

WGSS Alumni Panel on Gender and the Law, Oct. 7

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies announces an alumni panel discussion on “Gender and the Law.”

The panel is Friday, Oct. 7, at 3:15 p.m. at 31 S. Court St.—during Homecoming weekend.

It is part of the annual WGSS Reunion & Roundtable event. See the full roundtable schedule and panelist biographies.

The event is free and open to the public. Students from all majors are encouraged to attend.

A reception will follow the panel from 4:30 p.m.-5:45 p.m.

Panelists include:

  • Caroline Nagy, Deputy Director for Policy and Research at the Center for NYC Neighborhoods. Nagy received her B.A. and M.A. in Political Science from Ohio University and her J.D. from NYU School of Law.
  • Liz Herron, Associate in the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice at Jones Day in Cleveland, Ohio. Herron received her B.A. in Political Science and a certificate in Women’s and Gender Studies from Ohio University and her J.D. from the College of William and Mary School of Law.
  • Rebecca Wyss, first-year law students at University of Michigan School of Law. Wyss received her B.A. in English from the Ohio University Honors Tutorial College in 2015, with a Certificate in Law, Justice, and Culture.
  • Kyle Serrott, second year law student at Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio. Serrott received his B.S.S. (Bachelors of Specialized Studies) in Race, Gender, and the Law from Ohio University in 2015, with a certificate in WGSS.

The panel will be moderated by Larry Hayman, Pre-Law Specialist and Advisor with the Center for Law, Justice & Culture.

The event is co-sponsored by the Center for Law, Justice & Culture and the Making and Breaking the Law Theme.

Other Reunion & Roundtables panels include Gender and Media at 1 p.m. and LGBT Education and Advocacy at 2:05 p.m., both at WGSS located at 31 S. Court St.

For more information, please contact Professor Julie White, Director of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies.


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