Graduate Advising

Graduate students are supported by the Director of Graduate Studies and the Graduate Program Manager. MA and PhD students are assigned a faculty advisor upon entering the program. The Graduate Program Manager also serves as the advisor for the Graduate/Professional Certificate in Gender and Women’s Studies and the PhD Minor in Gender and Women’s Studies.

If you are a prospective PhD student, please direct questions to

Graduate Studies Advising

Pernille Ipsen

Position title: Director of Graduate Studies, Professor of Gender & Women's Studies, and History


3307 Sterling Hall