Stef Murawsky

Stef Remy Murawsky

Program Director

Pronouns: they/them/theirs

University of Cincinnati
Email murawssr@mail.uc.edu

Professional Summary

Ph.D. candidate in Sociology. MA in Womens, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (2013) from the University of Cincinnati. 

Education

Bachelor of Arts: The Ohio State University Columbus, OH, 2010 (Bachelor of Arts in Women's Studies and Psychology. Minor in Sexuality Studies. Graduated Cum Laude, with Honors in the Arts and Sciences.)

Master's of Arts: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2013 ( Master's of Arts in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. MA Final Paper Title: Informed Consent and Treatment Policies of Major U.S. Gender Clinics.)

Doctor of Philosophy : University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, To Present (Sociology. Completed specialty paper with High Pass. Defended dissertation proposal on December 8, 2017.)

Research and Practice Interests

Medical Sociology; Transgender Studies; Gender; Queer Studies; Feminism; Sexuality.

Positions and Work Experience

2013 -2015 Research Assistant, Research assistant to Dr. Danielle Bessett. Complete online research searches, compile literature reviews, prepare citation chases, meet weekly deadlines, order books, maintain Blackboard site, and upload scanned materials to online course sites., University of Cincinnati, Main Campus

2016 -To Present Project Manager, Ohio Policy Evaluation Network (OPEN) , Help manage eight teams of researchers working on nine research projects spanning the following institutions: The University of Cincinnati, The Ohio State University, Case Western Reserve University and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Schedule meetings, conferences, conference calls and other OPEN events. Assist multiple faculty with data management, data collection, participant recruitment, interviewing, writing, and any other support task related to their research projects. Ensure faculty and graduate student adherence to financial aspects of grant dispersal by working with grant administrators and accountants., University of Cincinnati, Main Campus

2018 -To Present Graduate Researcher, Cincinnati Children's Medical Center (CCMC) Ethics Center and the Transgender Health Clinic at Children's Hospital, Collaborating with the Director of CCMC's Ethics Center and the Director of CCMC's Transgender Health Clinic to develop an empirical research project that attends to the inconsistencies surrounding insurance coverage for trans youth utilizing services at this hospital.,

2011 -2017 Graduate Instructor, Taught six undergraduate courses for the Department of Sociology as part of my Ph.D. program, and two undergraduate courses for the Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies as part of my MA program., University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Danielle Bessett and Stef Murawsky (2018. ) 'I guess I do have to take back what I said before, about television': Pregnant women's understandings and use of televisual representations of childbearing.Sociology of Health and Illness, , 40 (3 ) ,478-493 More Information

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Stef Murawsky (12-05-2012. ) Intersex Case Management .College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, OH. Level:Department

Stef Murawsky (02-24-2015. ) GLBT Dating and Hetero Hook Up Culture .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH. Level:Department

Stef Murawsky (04-02-2015. ) Introduction to Intersex Identities and Conditions," lecture on topics surrounding intersex identities tailored to nursing students at the College of Mount St. Joseph, April 2nd, 2015. College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, OH. Level:Department

Colloquium

Stef Murawsky and Maliq Matthew (01-23-2018). Strategies for Effective Undergraduate Teaching . Presented as a part of UC's Department of Sociology Proseminar Series, Cincinnati, OH. Workshop. Level:Department

Danielle Bessett and Stef Murawsky (11-06-2014). As Seen on TV: Women's Understandings of the Effects of Television Representations of Pregnancy and Birth . Kunz Center for Social Research Workshop Series, Cincinnati, OH. UC. Level:Department

Paper Presentations

Stef Murawsky and Evelyn Heflin (08-11-2012. ) Governing Bodies and Trans Bodies: Reconfiguring Medico-Legal Policies and Attitudes .Oakland, CA. Conference. Level:National

Stef Murawsky (11-07-2013. ) Informed Consent and Treatment Policies of Major U.S. Gender Clinics .Cincinnati, OH. Conference. Level:National

Danielle Bessett and Stef Murawsky (08-21-2015. ) As Seen on TV: Women's Views on Television Representations of Pregnancy and Birth .Chicago, IL. Conference. Level:National

Honors and Awards

2017 -2018 Amos Hawley Graduate Student Paper Award Paper Title: "The Far Reach of Medicine: Medicine as a Distinct Form of Social Control in Late Modernity." This award recognizes an excellent paper written by a UC Sociology graduate student during the previous year. Department of Sociology Status:Recipient Level:Department

2017 -2018 U.C. Dean's Fellowship Award Nomination The Graduate School Dean's Fellowship typically awards five fellowships annually to doctoral students in the final year of degree work to support superior scholarship that enhances the reputation of their program, department and the University of Cincinnati. Department of Sociology Status:Nomination Level:University Type:Fellowship

2015 Taft Summer Enhancement Award An internal departmental program funded by the Taft Enhancement program. Department of Sociology Status:Recipient Level:Department Type:Monetary

2016 Taft Summer Enhancement Award An internal departmental program funded by the Taft Enhancement program. Department of Sociology Status:Recipient Level:Department Type:Monetary

2014 Taft Summer Enhancement Award An internal departmental program funded by the Taft Enhancement program. Department of Sociology Status:Recipient Level:Department Type:Monetary

2013 Outstanding Graduate Research Award Awarded by UC's GLBTQ Center on a competitive basis. Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Recognition

2016 -2017 Sociology Graduate Student Lyceum Teaching Award Presented for serving as an exemplar for graduate students teaching their own classes. Sociology Graduate Student Lyceum Status:Recipient Level:Department Type:Recognition

2015 -2016 Ph.D. Student of the Year Award Sociology Graduate Student Lyceum Status:Recipient Level:Department

2011 -To Present University Graduate Scholarship Awarded on a competitive basis and provides full waiver of in-state tuition for graduate studies. University of Cincinnati Status:Recipient Level:University

2011 -To Present Graduate Assistant Stipend Awarded on a competitive basis and received in exchange for teaching or research service. Status:Recipient Level:University

2012 Taft Graduate Student Travel Grant Awarded on a competitive basis. Used to present a paper at the 2012 NWSA Conference. University of Cincinnati Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Grant

2016 Online Teaching Strategies Certificate Awarded by the for successful completion of program. College of Allied Health Services Status:Recipient Level:College Type:Recognition

2018 -2019 Charles Phelps Taft Dissertation Fellowship Recipient The Charles Phelps Taft Dissertation Fellowship provides financial support to advanced, outstanding graduate students in support of their doctoral research. Each Taft Ph.D.-granting department is provided one allocated dissertation fellowship, and the recipient is decided by the faculty within the department. Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Fellowship

Service

College of Arts & Sciences (Diversity and Inclusion Committee ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 2017 -To Present

Social Science & Medicine (Ad Hoc Reviewer ) Peer Review/Referee Type:Editorial Service Level:National 2018 -To Present

Professional Affiliation

2016 -To Present: Sociology Graduate Student Lyceum Member from 2016 to present. President from 2014-15. Vice President from 2015-16. University of Cincinnati,

2011 -2013: Nation Women's Studies Association Member.

2013 -To Present: American Sociological Association Member.

Courses Taught

-WGS-2010 HUMAN SEXUALITY Level:Undergraduate

-WGS-2002 INTRO WGSS Level:Undergraduate

15-SOC-389 YOUTH AND SOCIETY Level:Undergraduate

-SOC-2021 SOCIOLOGY OF GENDER Level:Undergraduate

Contact Information

Academic - University of Cincinnati
murawssr@mail.uc.edu