Founded in 1972, the Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies fosters the interdisciplinary study of women, gender, and sexuality,through a rich multicultural and internationally informed academic environment. Our Program seeks to produce intellectually rigorous, analytical and creative work that embodies the perspective of gender in its local and global dimensions through teaching, research, and outreach activities.

July 1, 2016-
We welcome Dr. Pam Gordon, Professor of Classics, as the Interim Chair for WGSS

Congratulations to these graduate students on their completion of the WGSS Graduate Certificate Program during the Spring 2016 semester:  Sammy Badran (Political Science Ph.D. student), Carolina Costa Candal (Political Science Ph.D. student), Anna Karpusheva (Slavic Languages and Literatures Ph.D. student),  Adijat Mustapha (Psychology Ph.D. student), Najmeh Moradiyan Rizi (Film and Media Studies Ph.D. student), and Sherry Warren (Social Work Ph.D. student).  WGSS has enjoyed having the opportunity to meet you all.

Congratulations to WGSS Ph.D. student Ashley Mog.  Ashley has been selected for the AAUW American Dissertation Fellowship for the 2016-2017 academic year to assist her in finishing up her dissertation!

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