Spring 2023 Workshops beginning Feb 3

We’re back  for a second semester with Zoom, hybrid, and in-person sessions!

Join us Friday February 3, 2pm to 3pm NY Time (Zoom)

“Framing Gender-based Violence in the Period of Anti-genderism: case studies of Czechia, Slovakia, and Poland.”

Alexandria Wilson-McDonald, Ph.D.

Professorial Lecturer | School of International Service

American University | Washington D.C.

Alexandria Wilson-McDonald, Ph.D., is a professorial lecturer in the School of International Service at American University in Washington, D.C. Her research focuses on the politics of gender in Central Eastern Europe. She examines the gendered elements of de-democratization and social movement activism in the region. Her current book project examines the contemporary framing of gender-based violence by gender equality activists in Czechia, Slovakia, and Poland. Her forthcoming article in Communist and Post-Communist Studies examines Slovakia as a unique case in which activists have deployed a gender equality frame of violence using explicit feminist language. She has conducted extensive field research in Czechia, Slovakia, and Poland, where she was affiliated with the Faculty of Sociology at Masaryk University, Czechia, and the American Studies Center at the University of Warsaw, Poland. Dr. Wilson-McDonald has been awarded numerous research grants, including a Fulbright Research Grant, Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics, a Rothman Doctoral Fellowship in the Humanities, and a postdoctoral research grant by the Kosciuszko Foundation. She currently teaches courses in comparative politics, research methods, and European politics. 

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