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.”

Patricia MacCorquodale Ph.D.

About Patricia MacCorquodale Ph.D.

Patricia MacCorquodale is the author of many essays including "Women in the Law: Tokens or Partners?" (Gender & Society 1993), and of Changing our Minds: Feminist Transformations of Knowledge (State University of NY Press, 1988, with Aiken, Anderson, Dinnerstein, and Lensink). She teaches courses on gender and sexuality, families, work, human rights and law.  Trained in sociology, her research interests include gender and sexuality, women and girls in STEM, gender intersections in educational, employment,  family settings and women attorneys in Europe and the U.S. Her current research focuses on creating a digital archive about the Founding Mothers of the GWS department.  A Public Voices fellow, recent Op-Eds include:

7 Ways to Raise Awareness of Violence against Women


Building Bridges, Not Walls


The Masquerade of School Choice:  a parent’s story


Lessons learned from my adopted Latina daughter


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Contact Information

Patricia MacCorquodale Ph.D.
Professor and Dean Emerita, Honors College
Telephone: 520-621-2848
Office: GWS 108