Western Kentucky University

ICSR Faculty & Staff - Brandi Button



Institute for Citizenship & Social Responsibility

1906 College Heights Blvd #71084
Bowling Green, KY 42101


270 745-3218

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Brandi Button

Brandi Button

Program Support Specialist

Office:  GCC 109
Phone:  270-745-3221
Email:  brandi.button@wku.edu


My name is Brandi Button and I am a native Kentuckian born, raised and residing in a small town in south central Kentucky. I started my undergraduate education at Belmont University in 2003 with the goal of studying Music Business. Rather quickly I learned that it was not for me and transferred to Western Kentucky University where I developed a passion for Sociology and Women's Studies. I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 2008 from WKU. After a break from academia I returned to WKU in the fall of 2011 to pursue a Master of Arts in Social Responsibility and Sustainable Communities alongside a graduate certificate in Gender and Women's Studies. I graduated from the program in May 2013 and presented my thesis "Plain and Simple: The Will to Live Sustainably in an Unsustainable World" in July 2013. I live on a small piece of land with my boyfriend, two pigs, nine hens, one rooster and two dogs where we garden naturally and sustainably. I teach a section of GWS 200: Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies and I am the Program Support Specialist for the Department of Diversity and Community Studies. I am excited about all of the new opportunities I have to learn from the faculty, staff and students in the program and look forward to doing what I can to make WKU a sustaining, nurturing environment.

 Last Modified 11/13/13