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Women’s and Gender Studies Scholar Dana Olwan Recognized by Two Major Organizations

April 22, 2014

Olwan adds two more awards to already impressive resume

Dana Olwan’s resume is already impressive, but the Women’s and Gender Studies scholar’s recent recognition from not one, but two major organizations is extraordinary, according to Gwendolyn Pough, department chair.

Olwan, who joined the Women’s and Gender Studies Department in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences in 2011, was just awarded a Palestinian American Research Center (PARC) fellowship grant for her research titled “Traveling Discourses: Gender Violence and the Representational Politics of the ‘Honor Crime’.” Within a day of receiving word about the PARC grant, Olwan was informed she was the only junior faculty member selected to lead a National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Curriculum Institute workshop as an emerging leader in the field of Women's and Gender Studies. Read more at: AS News