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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