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We are thrilled to announce that our very own doctoral candidate, Yalda Hamidi, has accepted the position of Assistant Professor of Gender & Women's Studies at Minnesota State University Mankato.  Check out her faculty bio Congratulations,  Yalda!  We are so proud!
WGSS professor, Mary Jo Bona, is the 2020 recipient of the  Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Faculty Service - a great, big congratulations to MJ
Congrats to WGSS  PhD student Hafza Girdap
on her recent publication: "Human Rights, Conflicts, and Dislocation: The Case of Turkey in a Global Spectrum"  in the American Journal of Qualitative Research.
Dr. Joy Schaefer completed the WGSS Graduate Certificate while finishing her PhD in Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies. She just accepted a position as S enior Lecturer of Critical Media Studies at Lawrence Technological University . Congrats, Joy!!
Check out the WGSS Spring 2020 Newsletter!   Includes Commencement Highlights with invited graduation speaker, Rose Berktas, Undergraduate Alumni in the Spotlight (Maureen Ahmed '11 and Sophia Pierre-Antoine '13), Interview with New Faculty, Cristina Khan, and more! 
Check out Doctoral Candidate in Sociology and WGSS Certificate Student, Helena Darwin's new publication in Gender & Society - Challenging the Cisgender/ Transgender Binary: Nonbinary People and the Transgender Label  - Congrats, Helena!
WGSS PhD Student, Shruti Mukherjee authors an article for Social Epistemology: A Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Policy - Gendered Embodiment of the Ethnographer during Fieldwork in a Conflict Region of India  - Congrats, Shruti! 


The department offers a Bachelor of Arts, Minor, and Combined Undergraduate Degree with a Master in Public Health (MPH).
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in the Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality   Studies at SBU
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The department offers a PhD and MA in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, as well as a Graduate Certificate.   *GREs No Longer Required!*
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