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Alicia Johnson

Alicia Johnson
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Alicia Johnson is the Director of the Women's Center and a Lecturer in Women's and Gender Studies and Kinesiology at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. She also co-advises the Women's Advocacy Council (student organization) with Susan Rensing and sits on the Gender Equity Council. 
She has a B.S. (2010) in Exercise Science with minors in Biology and Sports Medicine from Minnesota State University, Mankato, an M.S. (2012) in Athletic Counseling from Springfield College (MA), and a Ph.D. (2016) in Sport/Socio-Cultural Studies with a cognate in Cultural Anthropology and certificates in Women's Studies, Grant Writing and Proposal Development, and Graduate Teaching from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 
The focus of Alicia's scholarship is on diversity and gender equity in sport globally. For her dissertation, she analyzed the experiences of Uganda's Senior Women's National Football (Soccer) Team through a postcolonial feminist lens. She has practitioner experience with the U.S. Department of State's Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports Initiative, the Tucker Center for Research on Girls and Women in Sport and Physical Activity, AmeriCorps, and Growing the Game for Girls (Uganda).
At UWO she will teach Introduction to Women's Studies; Global Perspectives of Women and Gender; Sport, Gender and Culture (cross-listed between WAGS and Anthropology; and Inclusive Excellence in Kinesiology.
Alicia is enjoying re-establishing hobbies in her new post-graduate life, including leisurely reading and watching Netflix and TED Talks. She enjoys being active outdoors and sampling craft beers. Mostly, she loves being an auntie to her nephew and friends' puppies.
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by Rensing, Susan M last modified Sep 19, 2016 03:34 PM