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.”


Transgender Studies Faculty Cluster Hire at University of Arizona

The University of Arizona is pleased to announce a cluster hire of 4 tenure-track faculty positions in transgender studies over the next two years. Two positions are being offered this year in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS), with a start date of fall 2014. Two positions to be based elsewhere in the university will be advertised next... Read more

Post date: Fri, 10/18/2013 - 10:57am

Federal grant funds study of safety concerns for family mediation



The University of Arizona subcontracts with research partners at the Indiana University who receive $763,686 grant from National Institute of Justice.


TUCSON, Az. – A researcher in the University’s Department of Psychology in the College of Science will serve as co-principal investigator of a four-year, $763,686 grant to study whether family... Read more

Post date: Thu, 10/03/2013 - 11:11am

Check out this great article on GWS's own Professor Judy Nolte Temple's research for her next book!

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The UA earned a grant from the HASTAC Digital Media Learning Competition that is connecting youth with designers, educators and programmers to encourage and promote digital activism.

Under a newly established grant-funded project, the University of Arizona will be holding workshops in partnership with The Feminist Wire to train youth how... Read more

Post date: Thu, 08/15/2013 - 8:37am

GWS welcomes the five blue palo verdes recently planted on the east side of the building! Trees for Tucson provided the trees and UA facilities management helped to plant.

Post date: Wed, 06/26/2013 - 3:12pm

Check out these pictures from the GWS Graduation Party on May 9, 2013!

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WOSAC calls for submissions to the 2013 LUNAFEST Short Film Contest!

Films due: Monday, February 11, 2013 by 5pm.

Winners notified February 28.

Films shown at The Loft Cinema on March 5, 7pm.


Post date: Tue, 10/02/2012 - 11:26am

Enjoy photos from the celebration Thursday, May 10, 2012, GWS Conference room.                                                    


           The delicious food!                                                                    The cake!

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Post date: Fri, 05/11/2012 - 4:29pm