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.”

Susan Stryker Ph.D.

About Susan Stryker Ph.D.

Susan Stryker is on leave from her job a Professor of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Arizona and is Visiting Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Yale University, 2019-2020.

Susan Stryker is Associate Professor of Gender and Women's Studies.  She is the author, most recently, of Transgender History: The Roots of Today's Revolution (Seal Press 2017). She won a Emmy Award for the documentary film Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton's Cafeteria (Frameline/ITVS 2005), a Lambda Literary Award for the co-edited anthology The Transgender Studies Reader (Routledge 2006), and the Ruth Benedict Book Prize for co-edited anthology The Transgender Studies Reader 2 (Routledge 2013).  She is founding co-editor of the academic journal TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly. Research interests include transgender/queer/feminist studies, LGBTQ history, film and media, built environments, somatechnics, and critical cultural theory.

 

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