Mel Ferrara

University Fellows Cohort Member, 2015-2016
PhD Student, Gender and Women's Studies
Portrait of Mel Ferrara
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Mel Ferrara is a doctoral student in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, having graduated from Muhlenberg College with a BA in Philosophy/Political Thought and in Gender and Sexuality Studies. Their research interests include transgender and intersex studies, medical ethics, and politics of the body. They have worked as an advocate with the Diversity Strategy Planning Committee and the Muhlenberg Trans Advocacy Coalition, which Mel helped co-found. Mel enjoys traveling and has studied in Morocco and the Netherlands.