Jaime Madden

Jaime Madden holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Women’s Studies from Berry College, and a Master of Arts in Women’s and Gender Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. Jaime’s Master of Arts thesis is titled Semipublic Communities: Group Spaces Conducive to Efforts to Constructively Engage Embodiment and Particularity.

Jaime is a member of the fall 2011 cohort. At Maryland, her research interests include feminist political and legal theories, the political significance of embodied identities and of difference, the value of community as well as problems related to the ideal of community, theories autonomy and dependency, and disability studies.

Jaime is closely involved in the annual conference of the National Women’s Studies Association, and she intends to pursue opportunities for leadership. Since her undergraduate career, the conference has been a place where she develops specific skill sets and engages in a collaborative process to build research.

Publications:

“Theory and Activism Converge in Internship at High Rocks for Girls.” NWSAction 18, No. 2 (Spring 2007), Pages 18-19

  • Article identifies the benefits of hands-on internships to academic study, and uses, as an example, my experience as an intern at High Rocks Educational Corporation.

“An Orchid in the Arctic: Women’s Studies in the Rural South.” National Women’s Studies Association Journal 17, No. 2 (Summer 2005), Pages 192-198

  • Co-authored with Dr. Carrie N. Baker of Smith College.
  • Article provides an assessment of our women’s studies work in a type of location that is not traditionally considered.

Contact:

madden@umd.edu