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Gates Woodruff Cottage

CFA: Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship for Diversity Program

The Department of Women and Gender Studies (WGST) welcomes applications for the Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship for Diversity Program; click for more information on how to apply.


Alomar wins Career Enhancement Fellowship

News from the CU Boulder College of Arts & Sciences Magazine

WGST Class of 2021 Yearbook

Congratulations WGST Class of 2021!


Bolder Voices Summer 2021

News and updates on WGST students and faculty, including profiles of our 2021 graduates and video of our commencement ceremony.

Leila Gomez

Gómez joins WGST Faculty

Dr. Leila Gómez, director of the Latin American Studies Center (LASC), has joined the faculty of Women and Gender Studies as associate professor. Recently awarded the Outstanding Mentor Award by the CU Graduate School, Gómez's research centers on Latin American and Indigenous literatures and cultures from the 19th to 21st centuries, with emphasis in the Andes, Mexico, Paraguay and Argentina.

Maisam Alomar

Alomar Receives Fellowship from Institute for Citizens & Scholars

Dr. Maisam Alomar, assistant professor of women and gender studies, has been named a 2021 Career Enhancement Fellow by the Institute for Citizens & Scholars. This fellowship, funded by by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, seeks to increase the presence of underrepresented junior and other faculty members in the humanities,...

Van Ek Awardees

Friesen & Rickert receive Van Ek Award

One of the College of Arts and Sciences' highest honors, the Jacob Van Ek Scholar Award is given annually to faculty-nominated students who display superior academic achievement and service to their communities. "This year's winners managed, under very difficult circumstances, to excel academically and to contribute enormous service to incredibly...

WGST Awards

2021 WGST Scholarship & Award Recipients

The Department of Women and Gender Studies offers several scholarships and awards to our students each year. The recipients are chosen by our faculty, to honor exceptional students for their academic work, campus activism, and service to the department. We are pleased to present this year's deserving awardees: Joanne Easley...

Trans Abolitionist Visions

Trans Abolitionist Visions

Wednesday, April 14th @ 2:00 pm MDT Join us for a conversation with local trans of color organizers and activists on abolitionist futures. We'll discuss what trans of color visions offer us in imagining a world without policing, incarceration, and borders. Our panelists include Jordan Garcia, Stevie Gunter, Maya Rothlein,...