Gender Politics Conference 2012
The first annual 2012 Gender Politics Conference at SLU was a great success. Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan served as the keynote speaker, an event attended by over 125 people. Another highlight of the conference was the panel of black women elected officials. A variety of academic panels rounded out the conference. For the full schedule, see link to conference schedule.
Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnaghan provided the keynote address.
State Senator Robin Wright Jones, Former State Senator Rita Heard Days,
State Representative Tishaura Jones, Comptroller of the City of St. Louis Darlene Green,
State Representative Jamilah Nasheed (l to r)
A morning panel at the conference. Shown is Dr. Carly Hayden Foster, from Southern
Illinois University - Edwardsville.
Karen Smyth (left) and Dr. Jaime Wagman (right), both from American Studies,
at an academic panel.
Dr. Robert Strikwerda and graduate student Chad Williams,
members of the "Masculinity and Politics" panel
Dr. Gwyneth Williams (Webster University), Dr. Dayna Stock (Sue Shear Institute
for Women in Public Life at University of Missouri - Saint Louis), and Dr. Leah Sweetman (SLU).
Dr. Farida Jalalzai (right), from UMSL, listens to the keynote speaker
Conference organizer Dr. Nadia Brown, Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnaghan,
Dr. Ellen Carnaghan, and conference organizer Dr. Jason Windett (l to r).