February 26, 2013
White leads off an open forum of poetry readings on March 14 at 7 p.m. at
Barnes and Noble, 600 Pine Street. The event celebrates Women’s History
“I’ll be reading ‘The Nine,’ a poem about my grandmother and her
eight daughters who informed my womanhood by being feminists who were just doing
woman the only way they were taught how,” White said.
White, who received
her PhD and MPH from the University of California, Berkeley, and her MSW from
McGill University, has been on the faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences
since 2002. Her research focuses on social determinants of health and
well-being, HIV/AIDS, community development, international social work, and
maternal and child health. She also blogs for “Psychology Today.”
The College of Arts and Sciences, the
largest college in Seattle University, offers 42 undergraduate
majors, 37 minors, and 7 master’s degrees.
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