Northeastern University Is the New Home of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society

signs cover-fullSigns: Journal of Women in Culture and Society has a new home in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern University in Boston. The journal will be housed at Northeastern for at least five years. Signs was founded in 1975 and is published by the University of Chicago Press. It has been based at Rutgers University in New Jersey for the past decade.

waltersSuzanna Walters, a professor of sociology and director of the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program at Northeastern, will serve as editor-in-chief of the journal. She is the author of several books including The Tolerance Trap: How God, Genes, and Good Intentions are Sabotaging Gay Equality (New York University Press, 2014) and All the Rage: The Story of Gay Visibility in America (University of Chicago Press, 2001). Professor Walters holds a Ph.D. from the City University of New York.

Uta Poiger, dean of the Col­lege of Social Sci­ences and Human­i­ties at Northeastern stated that Signs has been fos­tering inno­va­tion and research on women and gender from mul­tiple per­spec­tives for the past 40 years. The journals vision aligns with the col­leges vision to bol­ster its com­mit­ment to research excel­lence in inter­dis­ci­pli­nary work.

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