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Vanessa Volz

Vanessa Volz

Adams Library (AL) 1B

Academic Background

Vanessa Volz has been an adjunct instructor in the Gender and Women's Studies program since 2010. She teaches several different courses, including "Gender-Based Violence," "Women and Madness," and "Reproductive Rights and Justice." She has been the executive director of Sojourner House, a Providence-based domestic and sexual violence agency, since 2011. She previously served as a staff attorney at a disability rights non-profit organization, and she has published articles in the UC Berkeley Reproductive Rights casebook and the Rutgers University Women's Rights Law Reporter. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law, Bard College, Leadership Rhode Island, and the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program.

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