Charlotte Bunch

Board of Governor's Distinguished Professor
Department of Women's Gender Studies, Center for Women's Global Leadership
School of Arts and Sciences

Key topics: Women's Human Rights Globally, Human Rights, Violence Against Women, Sexual Rights, Gender and Diversity, Women and Leadership, Women Peace and Security, United Nations Policies on Gender and Women, UN Secretary General Selection and Women candidates

Charlotte Bunch, Founding Director and Senior Scholar at the Center for Women's Global Leadership and Board of Governor's Distinguished Professor in Women's and Gender Studies, Rutgers University, has been an activist, writer and organizer in the…

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Rupa Khetarpal

Assistant Professor of Teaching
Coordinator of the VAWC Certificate Program
School of Social Work

Key topics: Refugee mental health; gender-based violence locally and globally (forced marriage, female genital mutilation, acid attacks, etc.)

Rupa M. Khetarpal joined the School of Social Work as Assistant Professor of Teaching after 15 years of experience of clinical practice with survivors of trauma, both domestic and international including Africa, South Asia, Middle East,…

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Michael LaSala

Associate Professor and Director, Doctorate of Social Work Program
Department of Social Work
School of Social Work

Key topics: LGBT Issues; Family Issues; Psychotherapy; LGBT Health

Michael C. LaSala, PhD, LCSW is associate professor and Director of the Doctorate of Social Work (DSW) Program at the School of Social Work at Rutgers University, where he has won several awards for innovation in teaching. He has been a…

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Roy Licklider

Professor
Department of Political Science
School of Arts and Sciences

Key topics: American foreign policy, terrorism, homeland security, civil wars, international organizations

Roy Licklider has taught courses in international relations, foreign and military policy, terrorism, research design, international political economy, and the comparative politics of higher education. His early research was concerned with nuclear…

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Patricia O'Brien-Richardson

Associate Professor
Public Health/Health Administration
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

Key topics: Cultural competency; Cultural health (Black women and adolescent girls); Hair Discrimination; Urban public health disparities; Education policy; Social justice; Race, class, and gender policies

Dr. Patricia O’Brien-Richardson is an Associate Professor of Teaching at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. For the past ten years, she has been the CEO and Founder of Move it Nation, Inc., a public health non-profit…

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Meredeth Turshen

Professor Emerita
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

Key topics: Gender & sexuality; violence against women; Violence against women in the new African wars; African child poverty: the gender dimension; Race relations, gender, and violence in the Congo

Meredeth Turshen is Professor Emerita; she taught at Rutgers University for 35 years. She has written six books, Women's health movements: a global force for change (2019, 2007), The political ecology of disease in Tanzania (1984), The politics…

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