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Please join us in extending a warm congratulations to Professor Stephanie Nawyn on her new appointment as MSU’s Center for Gender in Global Context (GenCen)’s Co-Director of Academic Programs, Outreach, and Engagement!
Dr. Nawyn is an associate professor in Sociology, specializing in gender and migration, with a focus on forced migration and the ways that structural inequalities inhibit incorporation. Her dedication to the Sociology department, MSU Consortium Against Human Trafficking, RCGV, and GenCen, make her a great fit for this role. Congratulations, Dr. Nawyn!

About RCGV

MSU’s Research Consortium on Gender-Based Violence faculty and staff are dedicated to research and outreach initiatives related to ending and preventing gender-based violence and improving the community response to survivors. RCGV faculty are committed to mentoring the next generation of gender-based violence researchers by providing substantial educational and employment opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students.

Gender-based violence (GBV) is a significant and widespread social problem internationally, devastating adults, children, families and societies across the globe. It includes any form of harm that is both a consequence and cause of gender power inequities. It can be physical, psychological, sexual, economic, or sociocultural, and includes but is not limited to sexual abuse, rape, intimate partner abuse, incest, sexual harassment, stalking, femicide, trafficking, gendered hate crimes and dowry abuse. Gender-based violence intersects with race-based, class-based or religiously oppressive forms of abuse, and cross-cuts many other social problems (e.g., poverty, substance abuse, mental and physical health, crime).

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