Welcome to Global Gender and Sexuality Studies

Our department is one of the first women’s studies programs in the nation. We inspire critical thinking, challenging students to better understand how gender and sexuality shape the world and our places in it.

“Difference is that raw and powerful connection from which our personal power is forged.”  – Audre Lorde

About the Department

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What is Global Gender and Sexuality Studies?

We focus on developing knowledge of women, gender and sexuality through in-depth social, cultural and historical analysis.

Student Voices

GGSs student with Prof. Marla Segol.
"It is an out-of-the-box program that gets you thinking about life."

Minor and Joint Major Degrees

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Did You Know?

A Minor or Joint Major in Global Gender Studies complements majors in psychology, English, history, art public health, management, sociology and many more.