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Upcoming Events

  Women's, Gender, & Sexually Studies Department & The Humanities Institute present: " The Hormone Myth " -
a book launch/discussion 
Tuesday, Sept. 26th @ 4pm 
Humanities Institute - Room 1008

News and Announcements

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Former WGSS major Aron O'Donnell is currently a research fellow at the California HIV/AIDS Policy Research Center conducting research on food insecurity & health. Read more here  
From SBU to CNN - Journalist Tanzina Vega ('96) credits her women's studies seminar course as her most important class and fondest memory at Stony Brook. Read more here
WGSS PhD student Rachel Corbman  has been awarded a 2017 CLAGS (Center for LGBTQ Studies) Award. Read more here
WGSS assistant professor Nancy Hiemstra is featured as a Stony Brook Expert. Read more here
Ashley Barry, a double major in EGL and WGSS, is awarded the honor of URECA Researcher of the Month! Read more here
WGSS would like to recognize the achievements of several outstanding alumni, including Lowell Kane ('04), Erin Furey ('06), and Chris Tanaka ('07).  All have gone on to become successful LGBTQ affairs professionals. Read more here
Jxhn Martin, B.A. in WGSS ('14) and M.A. in HEA ('17) has just been named Director of the Queer Resource Center at Amherst College in Massachusetts . Learn more about the QRC at Amherst
Sophia Pierre-Antonie, B.A. in WGSS ('13), is featured on UN Read the full article
WGSS professor Lisa Diedrich is interviewed by          on illness politics and health activism. 
WGSS graduate certificate student Lisa Rosenthal receives an award from the American Psychological Association.   Read more here 
New books! Lisa Diedrich's Indirect Action and Ritch Calvin's Feminist Science Fiction and Feminist Epistemology both came out this Fall. 
Diversifying Wikipedia/Enhancing Online Education at Stony Brook & Solidarity Hours.


The department offers a BA, minor, and graduate certificate in Women's and Gender Studies. WGSS administers the PhD and MA in Cultural Analysis and Theory, Women's and Gender Studies Track.  
Graduate Program
Undergraduate Program
Stony Brook is introducing a new Graduate Certificate Program in Disability Studies. 





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