Jane Caputi

Jane Caputi


College of Arts & Letters


Professor, Women’s Studies and Communication

Notable Accomplishments:

Dr. Caputi’s primary research is in contemporary cultural studies, including popular culture, gender and violence, and environmental feminism. She is the author of three books, The Age of Sex Crime; Gossips, Gorgons and Crones: The Fates of the Earth; and Goddesses and Monsters: Women, Myth, Power and Popular Culture. She also was FAU’s Distinguished Teacher for 2001, and received FAU’s Research and Scholarly Activities award (Professor level) for 2005 and for 2012. In 2013, she was named “Feminist of the Year” by the Palm Beach County National Organization for Women (NOW). In 2016, she was named Eminent Scholar of the Year by the American Culture/Popular Culture Association.


Ashley Kash

Charles E. Schmidt College of Science

Ashley is studying psychology with a minor in sociology. Her advice to students is to enjoy your time at FAU as much as you can and try to get involved. more

Jeron Bornstein

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Jeron is majoring in Mechanical Engineering and is a member of Elite Owls and the Owls Racing Formula SAE Team. His advice to students is "Be willing to recognize your strengths and weaknesses, and then focus on your weaknesses." more

Bailey Hamm

Instructional Designer, Southwest Airlines University

As an Instructional Designer, Hamm designs and develops training solutions for Southwest Airlines University. Her advice to students is to take advantage of all experiences FAU has to offer and make FAU home! more


Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D.

College for Design and Social Inquiry

Dr. Hinduja is recognized internationally for his groundbreaking work on the subjects of cyberbullying and safe social media use. more