Dr. A. J. Ramirez Portrait

Dr. A. J. Ramirez

Coordinator: Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies / Senior Lecturer: Sociology

  • B.S. : Sociology with a minor in History (2004)
    University of North Georgia
  • M.S. : Marriage & Family Therapy (2007)
    Valdosta State University
  • Ed.D: Doctor of Education with a Concentration in Sociology (2013)
    Valdosta State University
  • Co-Director
    Ireland Study Abroad

Dr. Ramirez is the Coordinator of Valdosta State University's Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies  program, Senior Lecturer in the department of Sociology, and Coordinator of Internships for Sociology and Women & Gender Studies. Her academic interests include sexism, gender discrimination, LGBTQ issues, and education reform by incorporating systemic approaches. She teaches classes such as Feminist Theory, Queer Theory, Gender & Sexuality Studies, and LGBT Studies. Her current scholastic focus is addressing LGBTQ issues within the Methodist church and the barriers imposed upon trans and gay teachers in public education. Dr. Ramirez also practices as a licensed Professional Counselor in Valdosta, Georgia.

Pronouns: she/her/hers