Women’s and Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary academic program that uses gender as a central framework for inquiry, analysis, and action. Our courses offer dynamic educational experiences that cross the traditional boundaries of academic departments and embrace a variety of approaches. We welcome students from every department and field of study.



The Women's and Gender Studies Program offers a challenging, interdisciplinary course of study that is inclusive, feminist, anti-racist, LGBTQ-positive, and global in scope. It is committed to social, economic, and environmental justice, and directed towards using knowledge to create a world that is equitable and sustainable.

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Explore your interests and make dynamic connections beyond traditional academic boundaries in areas of study that include gender and science, women and the economy, black feminist theory, women and literature, and race and gender in the American legal system.

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WGS Resource Room

The Women's and Gender Studies Library and Resource Room (Pardee 115) offers a space for students and faculty to meet, read and relax.

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Contact Us

Prof. Mary Armstrong
Program Chair
117 Pardee Hall
(610) 330-5992

Mary Bonner
Administrative Assistant
116 Pardee Hall
(610) 330-3051