Academic Specialist – Advising
Women’s and Gender Studies
Patrick Arnold is an academic specialist in GenCen entering his third year with the Center and the Women’s and Gender Studies program. He serves as the academic advisor for all undergraduate and graduate students in GenCen programs, and also coordinates student internships, assists in curriculum development, and teaches WGS courses. His passions are to facilitate student success at every level of the college experience, and to advocate for gender and racial equity in MSU policies, curriculum, and culture.
Patrick comes to GenCen from the University of Nebraska-Kearney, where he taught in the Women’s and Gender Studies program. Patrick holds a B.S. in Philosophy and English from Northern Michigan University and an M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Michigan. He worked on a PhD in ethics at the University of Nebraska but is now pursuing a Public Health degree at MSU.