Alumni (Scholar)

Barb Shubinski

Holbert L. Harris Foundation Jefferson Scholar
Annandale, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (1989)
M.A. Stanford University (1993)
M.S. University of Vermont (1998)
Ph.D. University of Iowa (2009)
Professional Sector:


Virginia Women's Rugby Club; WTJU, D.J.; Zeta Tau Alpha, officer; Government Council; Monroe Hill; Admissions Committee, Peer Major Advisor; Student Council; Lesbian and Gay Student Union; Madison House, Volunteer, Head Program Director, Open House Hotline; Women's Studies Executive Board; University Guide Service; Intern-Women's Studies Program; U.Va. Wellness Committee; Virginia Players; Participant in the 1987 Antioch Comparative Women's Studies Program in Europe; Echols Scholar

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