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Alumni Profiles

What are they doing now?

From time to time, former Gender and Women’s Studies student come back to UMBC to speak about what they are now doing and give their advice to current students.

Michelle Barrow














While at UMBC, these GWST students won Undergraduate Research Awards (URA), and presented their research at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day (URCAD).

Undergraduate Research Awards provide up to $1,500 to undergraduate students to support their research or creative work with a UMBC faculty mentor on an original project. The deadline for proposal submission is in February. The Office of Undergraduate Education website has resources such as workshops for writing a strong proposal, application forms, and a list of important deadlines. Visit and start planning your proposal today!

Kevin Triplett, GWST, SOCY, and PSYCH; CSST minor
“Overcoming Reproductive Barriers: Memoirs of Gay Fatherhood”


Eva Jannotta, Gender and Women’s Studies and English
“What is Chick-lit? Gender and Genre in Contemporary Popular Fiction”


Sabah Ghulamali, GWST
“Exploring Students’ Knowledge and Perceptions of Sexual Assault Resources On-Campus”

Soloman, Sarah

Sarah B. Solomon, Gender and Women’s Studies
“No Development Without Girls: Gender, Development and Youth Associations in Mali”