Gender and Women's Studies

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Florence Kyomugisha

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Department Chair and Professor
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Dr. Florence Kyomugisha is Chair and Professor of Gender and Women's Studies at California State University, Northridge

Florence Kyomugisha received her Ph.D. in Urban Studies in 2003 from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Dr. Kyomugisha also received a Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies and an M.A. in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and a BA in Political Science and Public Administration from Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

Her research, which she has conducted in the USA and Uganda focuses on families and health issues in women and minority populations. Dr Kyomugisha also worked as an Associate Researcher with the Medical College of Wisconsin (1998-2002) and an Administrative Program Specialist, Equal Opportunity Programs at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (1991- 1997).

Dr. Kyomugisha teaches courses on Women and Health, Feminist Research Methods, Intersections of Gender, Race, Class and Sexuality, Women, Gender and Global Development and Community Service. She also teaches Women’s Studies General Education Courses (Women as Agents of Change and Women, Work and Family).

Dr. Kyomugisha's Publications (.pdf)