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.
News, events, and involvement for undergraduate students. Find courses, internships, scholarships, and volunteer opportunities.
Dylan Witte is our LGBTQ+ Studies Certificate Student Spotlight. Read about Dylan's experiences in LGBTQ+ Studies courses and why they chose to pursue the program.
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
GWS Chair, Director of the Center for Research on Gender and Women, and Professor of GWS and Psychology Janet Hyde’s 2019 American Psychologist article on “The future of sex and gender in psychology: Five challenges …
GWS welcomes 4 incoming MA students: Rodlyn-mae Banting, Jenny Fierro-Padilla, Sonia Olmos, and Amy Pearce. Below, please find brief bios for each of them; more information can be found on their respective pages, which are …
The Gender and Women’s Studies Department is seeking a Department Administrator. Please see this Jobs@UW link for more information and to apply. Applications are due on September 1, 2020.
GWS welcomes 5 incoming faculty and 1 incoming postdoctoral fellow. Incoming faculty include Kelly Ward, Kate Walsh, Ruth Goldstein, Jess Waggoner, and Benjamin Mier-Cruz. Kelsey Lewis is the incoming Postdoctoral Fellow. Below, please find brief …
GWS and Obstetrics and Gynecology Professor, and Director of UW-Madison Collaborative for Reproductive Equity (UW CORE), Jenny Higgins, has received the Society of Family Planning Mentor Award. This award recognizes Professor Higgins for her “dedication …
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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.