Julie Winterich Joins Conference Committee, Completes Board Term
December 06, 2012
Julie Winterich, associate professor of sociology and coordinator of the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, has joined a four-member committee that will plan the annual conference of Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS).
Bandana Purkayastha, SWS president, invited Julie to help plan the August conference in New York City. SWS is a 1,000-member organization dedicated to improving the welfare of girls and women.
Julie recently completed a three-year term on the editorial board of Gender & Society, a journal that ranks seventh among 137 sociology journals and first among 38 women’s studies journals.
During her term, Julie was one of two board members from small, liberal arts colleges. Most of the 39 members are faculty at research universities.