Due to COVID-19 safety guidelines, the Department of Gender and Women's Studies main office and building are closed effective 10 Sep, 2020 until further notice. The GWS office can be reached by voicemail at 520-621-7338 or by email at SBS-GWS@email.arizona.edu.

We at the Department of Gender and Women's Studies stand with UA’s Institute for LGBT Studies to “vehemently oppose the continued attack on transgender rights. We stand in solidarity with our trans* family, friends, colleagues, and community and are committed to support movement toward inclusive education in Arizona, which encompasses trans* peoples’ right to participate in sports and athletic teams.”

Graduate Programs

The Department of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Arizona offers four different types of graduate degrees:

•    Ph.D. in Gender & Women’s Studies
•    MA/JD joint degree in conjunction with the James E. Rogers College of Law
•    Graduate Certificate
•    Ph.D. Minor

With renowned faculty, great interdisciplinary opportunities (we have 60+ affiliate faculty located in a variety of departments), and highly competitive funding packages, GWS at UA is a great place to pursue your graduate studies!


Admissions questions, please contact: 

Darcy Roman-Felix
Academic Program Coordinator
(520) 621-5657

Other inquires related to GWS graduate programs, please contact:

Dr. Eithne Luibheid


The University of Arizona Department of Gender & Women's Studies is a member of the WICHE Western Regional Graduate Program



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