Lorch Award and Winners

The Dr. I. Joan Lorch Award for Women & Gender Studies honors a person who has made a significant contribution to women and who exemplifies the pursuit of liberation and justice regarding sex, gender, and sexuality.

Click here for the 2017 Nomination Form.

2019 Winners:

  • Community Award - Betty Jean Grant, retired Erie County Legislator
  • Colleague Award - Dr. Jennifer Desiderio, English Faculty
  • Student Award - Maggie Treichler, '19, and Joy Riso, '18, MBA '19
  • '92 - '99 Lorch Award winners
  • '00 - '09 Lorch Award winners
  • '10 - Present