Until further notice, the University of Arizona, in accordance with the guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, encourages all employees to work remotely. The Department of Gender and Women’s Studies office is closed to the public, but you can reach us, Monday–Friday 8am-4pm, at 520-621-7338 or by email to 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.”

Congratulations to our Amazing GWS Undergrads!

Kassandra Manriquez will be attending the doctoral program in American Studies at New York University in the fall. Kassandra has also been nominated for the SBS Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award for her research on state policing of homeless solidarities.


David Lucero will be attending the prestigious Institute for the Recruitment of Teachers this July, a graduate school preparation program for first-generation students of color, held each summer at the Phillips Andover Academy, in Andover Mass.  David is also this year's recipient of the Olympia Stavrou Parker Scholarship.


Pricila Rodriguez will be attending the doctoral program in Comparative Ethnic Studies at the University of California, San Diego in the fall.  Pricila graduated from the UA in 2014 with a double major in Gender & Women's Studies and Anthropology.  She was the recipient of the Olympia Stavrou Parker Scholarship and the SBS Outstanding Senior-Student Success Award.


Yola Gomez will be attending the MFA program in Creative Writing at Oregon State University in the Fall. Yola graduated from GWS in 2014, and was the recipient of the Olympia Stavrou Parker Scholarship.

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04/21/2016 - 8:11am

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