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.”


UA professor dedicates three years to diary project

by Maggie Driver

A UA professor is working on a book based on an immigrant’s diary and her transcription of the material over the last three years.

Judy Temple, a professor of Gender and Women’s Studies and English, has been working on transcribing the diary of Mary Eileen Murphy Walsh, also known as “Mim,” since 2010. Walsh came to Arizona from Ireland in the 1900s.

“I like long journals,” Temple said. “There’s... Read more

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Deadline for all applicants: December 15

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Ph.D. Program - Application Requirements
Students applying to The University of Arizona's Ph.D. in Gender and Women's Studies degree program should hold a baccalaureate degree or... Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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

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