Women’s, Gender and Sexuality 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.

Watch a short video to learn about Professor Dana Cuomo’s work on gender-based violence and hear about the classes she teaches on technologies of violence and on feminist activism.

Watch a short video to learn about Professor Tara Gilligan’s WGS 249: Women in the U.S. Criminal Justice System, a Community Based Learning course that takes place in the Northampton County Prison.

Watch a short video to learn about Professor Mary Armstrong’s research on LGBTQ+ issues and hear about the courses she teaches on Queer theory and gender and STEM fields.

Iota Iota Iota

The 2018 Epsilon Alpha Chapter of Triota

National Women's & Gender Studies Academic Honor Society, Epsilon Alpha Chapter at Lafayette College. Founded in 1992, Triota recognizes high academic achievement in the field of women's and gender studies. The Epsilon Alpha chapter of Triota connects high-achieving Lafayette students to a nationwide community of gender studies scholars and activists.

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Prof. Mary Armstrong
117 Pardee Hall

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Sarah Ye
116 Pardee Hall