Religion, Women’s and Gender Studies
“Whenever I had a difficult time (either in my personal life or academically), my political science and women’s and gender studies professors were there for me. Almost all of them would adjust due dates if needed and provide me with extra support as well.”
“After Carthage, I hope to pursue a career in public policy, either as a professor or a policy analyst.”
How have Carthage faculty had an impact on your life or Carthage career?
“My favorite class I have taken is Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies with Professor Maribel Morales Martinez. Every day was another exciting topic relevant to me, and Prof. Morales presented everything in exciting ways. Everyone in the class still shares current events with each other through our class email chain!”
“My most demanding class at Carthage was by far Advanced Spanish I. I am thankful for the help my professor and classmates gave me, and I know that the class, overall, it made me a better student. Hopefully, someday I can use my Spanish abroad!”
Opportunities at Carthage
Why should other students consider your major? What advice do you have for them?
“For those who keep up on current events, political science is the major for you. It is at the crossroads of almost every other discipline (history, psychology, religion, etc.) and opens many doors for students after graduation. My advice is to take an introduction class to a political science concept (like international relations) to see whether or not this major is the one for you!”
“Carthage was the only college that felt like home to me; it was the only place I could picture myself living at for four years. I was also afraid that if I attended a bigger college, I would get lost in the crowd or forgotten. But Carthage has made me feel like an essential member of the school community.”