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PhD Student, Val Moyer , has received a Guiliano Global Fellowship from Stony Brook to support her travel to the Olympic Studies Centre in Switzerland where she will do ethnographic and archival work for a dissertation chapter on "Regulating Hormones in International Women's Track and Field." Congrats, Val!
Congratulations to PhD student, Shruti Mukherjee , on her recent collaborative work, "Geographies of Occupation in South Asia."  South Asian feminists rethinking nation-states through the lens of occupation.
We have decided to no longer require GREs as part of the application for the PhD & MA programs in WGSS.  There is much evidence that GREs are not good predictors of academic success. We join a growing number of programs eliminating the GREs.  #GRExit
WGSS faculty member Cristina Khan publishes:  Constructring Eroticized Latinidad: Negotiating Profitability in the Stripping Industry  in Gender & Society. 
Rachel Corbman's dissertation, "Conferencing on the Edge: A Queer History of Feminist Field Formation, 1969-89," was selected as a finalist for the ASA's Ralph Henry Gabriel Prize!   Congrats, Rachel! 
WGSS welcomes its newest faculty member, Dr. Cristina Khan! Cristina received her PhD in Sociology with a graduate certificate in Feminist Studies from the University of Connecticut in 2019. Her research and teaching interests include: feminist methodologies, sexualities, race/ethnic studies, body/embodiment, Latina/o/x studies, qualitative methods, sex work, and women of color feminisms. Get to know Cristina by reading more here! 
Professor Lisa Diedrich is awarded the 2019 Outstanding Provost's Mentor Award.  Congratulations, Lisa!
WGSS celebrates its very first PhD gradute, Rachel Corbman! Rachel successfully defended her thesis,  "Conferencing on the Edge: A Queer History of Feminist Field Formation, 1969-1989" and accepted a position as Visiting Assistant Professor at Wake Forest University - congrats, Rachel! 
Check out this informative op-ed by  WGSS PhD student, Val Moyer: " Threatening the Gender Hierarchy in Women's Sport published in Nursing Clio. Nursing Clio is an open access, peer-reviewed, collaborative blog project that ties historical scholarship to present-day issues related to gender and medicine.
Congrats to Disability Studies Certificate holder and WGSS Doctoral Student, Andy Eicher, for earning a prestigious AHLSS Graduate Fellowship for 2019-2020.
Congratulations to Stephanie Bonvissuto on her recently published co-authored article,  "Personal and Collective Trans-Mythologies: Creative Attitudes to Gender Incongruance Among Transgender Individuals appearing in Creativity Studies Journal. 


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