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UCI Alumna Recounts Her Time As Obama’s Personal Assistant

Valerie Jenness UCI Professor She met the pope and Miss Piggy, kept President Obama on schedule and taught the leader of the free world how to “Zot!” For three years, UCI alumna Ferial Govashiri was a whirlwind at the Oval Office, where she served as the commander in... read more

Valerie Jenness Discusses Gender Sexuality

Valerie Jenness Discusses Gender Sexuality Gender and Sexuality as Methodological Confounds in the Study of Transgender Prisoners.   Abstract Valerie Jenness discusses gender sexuality: In the summer of 2007, Alexis Giraldo, a transgender parolee who served over... read more

Global Climate Change | Valerie Jenness – UCI News

Global Climate Change: Over time, nuisance flooding can cost more than extreme, infrequent events Long-term impact of climate change on US cities is rising, UCI researchers find ON FEBRUARY 21, 2017 Irvine, Calif., Feb. 21, 2017 – Global climate change is being felt... read more

Sociology Professor Laura L. Appleton

Scholarship Established to Honor Sociology Professor Laura L. Appleton   Central Washington University professor of Sociology Laura L. Appleton wanted to make sure students like her had opportunities for continued education. With that in mind, the family and... read more

UC Irvine International Programs – Valerie Jenness   UC Irvine International Programs   Founded in 1965, the University of California, Irvine has become world-renowned for its strength as a major research... read more