Overview

Why study women, gender and sexuality studies?

Because much of what people think they know about women, gender, and sex is myth.

Undergraduate Programs

Women, gender, and sexuality studies offers an interdisciplinary program of courses with primary or significant emphasis on women. Courses are offered by the department or are cross-referenced with the department.

Why study women, gender and sexuality studies?

Because much of what people think they know about women, gender, and sex is myth.

Graduate Programs

The Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies supports interdisciplinary research on topics pertaining to women, gender, and sexuality and administers an interdisciplinary program leading to a graduate certificate and a Ph.D. degree. Additional cross-referenced courses are available to complete requirements for the graduate certificate and doctoral degree. Students may pursue the graduate certificate in addition to a KU graduate degree or as a standalone program.

Contact Info

Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Blake Hall
1541 Lilac Lane, Room 318
Lawrence, KS 66045-7545
785-864-2310
http://www.wgss.ku.edu/
Alesha Doan, Chair
785-864-2310

Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Blake Hall
1541 Lilac Lane, Room 318
Lawrence, KS 66045-7545
785-864-2310
http://wgss.ku.edu/
Alesha Doan, Undergraduate Advisor
785-864-2310

Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Blake Hall
1541 Lilac Lane, Room 318
Lawrence, KS 66045-7545
785-864-2310
http://wgss.ku.edu/
Ann Schofield, Graduate Advisor
785-864-2310
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