Dr. A. J. Ramirez Portrait

Dr. A. J. Ramirez

Coordinator: Women & Gender Studies/ Lecturer Sociology

  • Doctor of Education
    Valdosta State University
  • M.S. in Marriage and Family Therapy
    Valdosta State University
  • B.S. in Sociology
    University of North Georgia

Dr. Ramirez is the fourth Coordinator of Valdosta State University's Women's and Gender Studies as of August of 2022. Her academic interests include sexism, gender discrimination, LGBTQ issues, and education reform by incorporating systemic approaches are key to her position as coordinator. She teaches classes such as Race, Class, & Gender, Global Feminism, Queer Theory, Feminist Theory, and LGBT Studies. Dr. Ramirez earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from the University of North Georgia, her Master of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and Doctor of Education degree from Valdosta State University. Her current scholastic focus is addressing LGBTQ issues with the Methodist church and the barriers imposed upon trans and gay teachers in public education. Dr. Ramirez also practices as a Professional Counselor in Valdosta, Georgia.

Pronouns: she/her/hers