Women and Gender Studies Department {College of Liberal & Creative Arts}

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Janelle White



Office: HUM 318
Phone: (415) 861-2024, x 307
Email: janellewhite@sfwar.org

Fall 2015 Office Hours:

Mondays 5:45pm – 6:45pm

Janelle L. White received her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Michigan in 2005. Her doctoral work examines U.S. based Black women's mobilization to confront sexual and domestic violence. She has been active in the movement to end violence against women for over fifteen years working with the University of Michigan Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center, the YWCA Rape Crisis Program of Greater New Orleans, INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence, the Hate Crimes Project of the Lesbian and Gay Community Center of New Orleans, and as Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of New Orleans (UNO) and Director of the UNO Women's Center. In Spring 2006, she joined the SFSU Women and Gender Studies faculty as a lecturer where she offers classes on women and the prison industrial complex and history of African American women.

Fall 2015  Courses:

WGS 514: Women and the Industrial Prison Complex

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