Cynthia Barounis Wins NWSA Piepmeier Book Prize

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Barounis, a UIC English and GWS graduate, won the Early Career Scholar Prize

Cynthia Barounis, lecturer in Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, is the winner of the 2020 National Women's Studies Association Early Career Scholar Piepmeier Book Prize.

Barounis received her PhD in English from UIC in 2012 with a concentration in Gender and Women's Studies. Her book is called Vulnerable Constitutions: Queerness, Disability, and the Remaking of American Manhood.