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Barbara Wejnert

Associate Professor- Transnational Studies, University at Buffalo, SUNY

Barbara Wejnert is an Associate Professor in the Department of Transnational Studies, founding chair of the department of Global Gender Studies at the University at Buffalo and a former faculty member and director of academic program at Cornell University. Though her focus is on global concerns, especially economic development and the impacts of democratization on the wellbeing of women and girls, she is currently researching the acculturative experiences of immigrant and refugee women in Buffalo, NY, and she is affiliated with UB School of Social Work’s Immigrant and Refugee Research Institute (IRRI). Ph.D. from Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland (Sociology)