LaToya Eaves has been selected as an inaugural in-residence fellow with the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) Program at the University of Connecticut. LaToya will join three other in-residence fellows in different units on campus. During the fellowship period, LaToya will complete her dissertation under mentorship from the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program as well as the Department of Geography. In addition to a stipend, she will be supported by having access to an office, computer, library privileges, and professional development opportunities. She will teach one course determined by WGSS in collaboration with the Department of Geography and will be expected to share a portion of her work in a public forum.
Founded in 1974, the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at UConn is a flexible interdisciplinary program devoted to the critical analysis of gender and the pursuit of knowledge about women. The University of Connecticut is the state's only public research extensive university.