Welcome to the Department of Gender & Women's Studies
Find the Department's statement of solidarity with those protesting this country’s ongoing, centuries-long legacy of anti-Black violence.
Shaunna Newton, Class of 2017, shares how GWS matters in her professional life and what she wishes she could tell her undergraduate self.
Open House is a Residential Learning Community sponsored by the Department of Gender and Women's Studies. Students live in an intentionally inclusive space dedicated to examining gender and sexuality.
GWS faculty Chris Garlough and Annie Menzel with Professor Michael Peterson from Art and Interdisciplinary Theater Studies are building a community of inquiry around the concept of "care" in their Mellon-Borghesi workshop.
Led by Director and GWS Professor Jenny Higgins and Associate Director Amy Williamson, UW CORE is a campus-wide initiative focused on reproductive health research, healthcare access and delivery, policy evaluation, and communication to address critical needs in reproductive health and healthcare in Wisconsin.
News & Events
In the wake of the killings of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd by the police, artists and activists took to the streets to protest for racial justice. They created art as part of the protests, lining …
GWS and Political Science Professor Marwa Shalaby (with Ellen Lust and Lena Wängnerud) has been awarded a grant of approximately $50,400 USD from the Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (RJ) Foundation to study gender politics in the Middle …
GWS Professor Sami Schalk has received a 2020-21 UW-Madison Outstanding Women of Color Award! This is an annual honor presented by the UW-Madison Office of the Interim Deputy Vice Chancellor and Chief Diversity Officer, and …
Kate Walsh, Professor of GWS and Psychology, and head of the of the Sexual Violence Research Initiative, has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crimes, to …
Shaunna Newton graduated from UW-Madison with majors in Gender and Women’s Studies and Spanish and a certificate in Global Health in 2017. Shaunna completed a MPH at the University of Maryland in 2019. How does …
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Center for Research on Gender and Women
For GWS co-sponsorship requests, please email Prof. Janet Hyde preferably 4 weeks in advance.
CRGW Colloquium Series
Check out the Center for Research on Gender and Women Colloquium Series. Each event in the series is free and open to the public. More information here.
Check out the opportunities listed in the Center for Research on Gender and Women eBulletin. You’ll find talks, events, conferences, jobs, and other opportunities of interest to students, faculty, staff, and community members.