Adjunct Lecturer of Gender & Women’s Studies
Jada Secone received her master’s in Gender, Globalization and Human Rights from the National University of Ireland in Galway. She has a bachelor’s in Women’s Studies and Sociology from SUNY Plattsburgh. She has worked in the nonprofit world in the fields of domestic violence, homelessness and alternative education. She teaches Introduction to Gender & Women’s Studies, Global Gender Issues, Men and Masculinities, Transnational Queer Film, Special Topics Course: Memoirs of Solo Women Travelers’ and Gendered Violence/Peer Education in association with Sexuality, Power and Relationships, also referred to as “the weekend course”.
Jada has traveled extensively throughout South East Asia, Southern Africa, North Africa, West Africa, Europe and Latin America. She chaperoned the 2013 GWS department study abroad trip to India for the Women’s World Conference. In the summer months, Jada takes high school students to rural Nepal to work with an organization focusing on girls’ education and accessing resources for vulnerable populations.