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.”

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Susan M. White Ph.D.
Professor of Film and Literature, Department of English
Email: swhite@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-7404
Office: Modern Languages


Associate Professor of Film and Literature, Department of English, University of Arizona
Film Editor, Arizona Quarterly
1987  Ph.D., Comparative Literature, Johns Hopkins University
1981  M.A., French...
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Jill M. Williams
Director, Women in Science and Engineering Program
Email: jillmwilliams@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-9152
Office: GWS Building, 202a

Dr. Jill Williams stepped in as WISE Director in November of 2014. Before taking this position,...
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Ruben Zecena
Ph.D. Student
Email: rubenz@email.arizona.edu

Ruben Zecena is a PhD candidate in the Gender & Women’s Studies department at the University of Arizona. Born in El Salvador, he is on a constant search for "home" and specializes in queer migration studies. His work appears or is forthcoming in WSQ: Women’s Studies Quarterly, ...
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Lynda M. Zwinger Ph.D.
Associate Professor, English
Email: lyndaz@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-7401
Office: Modern Languages

American novel, feminist studies, eighteenth and nineteenth-century English novel, psychoanalytic theory.

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