Gina Gordon, Ph.D., joined the UCO Office of Research and Sponsored Programs as a Grants Writer in 2017. She earned her Ph.D. (2009) and MA (1997) in Anthropology from the University of Oklahoma in Norman and a BA (1992) in English and Political Science (International Relations) from Regis University in Denver, Colorado.
Prior to joining the UCO community, Gordon held positions in both the public and private sectors in various aspects of research and grants administration, engineering, rural agriculture and telecommunications, and environmental compliance. She’s also taught courses in anthropology, archaeology, sociology, social ecology, and women’s studies. Central to her academic interests are people and cultures around the world (past and present) with research focuses on Native North America, Latin America, immigration, maternal health, and women in politics. Other research interests are, although not limited to, public health, human evolutionary genetics, and workplace equality.
A native of Oklahoma, she currently resides in Edmond, Oklahoma, with her husband (and UCO alumnus), Rodney, their daughter, Sienna, and Casper the friendly dog.
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