Student liaisons are your connection to the SWG faculty and the program in general. Contact them with general questions; ideas about events you might like to organize, such as faculty readings, teas, or movie nights; or anything else on your mind.
Mollie Greenberg '13
Mollie is from Lexington, Kentucky. She has not yet decided on a concentration but is leaning toward arts and literature because of her interest in writing poetry. Mollie is also very interested in activism, particularly in the area of disability studies. She intends to complete a yearlong special studies next year with the hopes of creating a course on the subject. Whenever she isn't studying, Mollie likes listening to music and hanging out with friends. She's very happy to be a liaison and excited to share her enthusiasm for the major with other students.
Erin Kelly AC
Erin Kelly is a Vermonter, Ada Comstock Scholar, Poetry Concentrator and SWAG Major, with a focus in social/political activism and organization. She is a Gold Key Guide for prospective Adas, a volunteer at Safe Passage and devoted caretaker to her houseplants and flower garden. She enjoys spending free time on the trapeze, aerial silk and lyra, and is currently working with several other Smith students to start a circus club on campus. Come talk to her! She is very friendly and wants to talk with you about SWAG and all anti-oppression work!
Laura Malecky '13
Laura is a SWAG major, focusing on women, race, and culture. She is also completing a concentration in sustainable food studies. She is from Pittsburgh, PA. An advocate of and participant in community-based learning, Laura attempts to engage with the issues she studies and is particularly interested in food accessibility and education.
Allison is a double major in SWG and English, and an archives concentrator. Within SWG, her concentration work is in queer studies. Allison is the art and layout editor of the Smith literary magazine Labrys and a member of Transcending Gender. She comes from Staten Island, New York, and is a first-generation college student and writing scholar with the Hadar Foundation.
Heidi Waugh '12
Heidi Waugh is working towards a concentration in political and social sciences (forms of political/social/economic thought/action/organization). She has recently declared a minor in exercise and sports studies as well. She is from a small rural farming community in Massachusetts and enjoys hiking, kayaking and running. Academically, Heidi is interested in concepts of community and belonging, the construction of gender in the context of the family, and alternative feminist theories of disordered eating. In fall 2010, Heidi worked as a Quigley fellow with Donna Riley, associate professor of engineering. As a fellow, she researched the history of gendered boundaries in the field of engineering through archival work in the Smith College Archives. In spring 2011, Heidi will continue to work with Professor Riley on this project as a special studies.