Splash Biography

AMBER ZETTLE, Yale junior studying women's and gender studies.

Major: WGSS

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2025

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Amber (they/she) is a junior at Yale double-majoring in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Psychology. Their academic interests include Black feminist theory, feminist approaches to therapy, and the ways in which psychology has been weaponized against marginalized populations. At Yale, they are an editor for Broad Recognition, Yale's feminist magazine, a Matriculate advising fellow, a Community Health Educator, and a member of Yale's Undergraduate Prison Project. Amber is also an Academic Strategies Peer Mentor and helps Yale undergraduates develop strategies to overcome academic challenges. This is Amber's first year teaching for Splash and they are so excited!

Past Classes

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X4862: Introduction to Feminist Theory in Splash Spring 2024 (Apr. 06, 2024)
What is feminism? What are the goals of the contemporary feminist movement and how do they compare to the historical goals of the movement? How do celebrities like Taylor Swift describe feminism compared to feminist activists and scholars? By focusing specifically on Black feminist thought, this class aims to engage with all of these questions and more!