New WGST Faculty: Maisam Alomar

The Department of Women and Gender Studies is pleased to announce that Maisam Alomar will join our department faculty as an assistant professor in fall 2018. Alomar is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, San Diego.

Williamson and Mena

Two alums win 2017 Dissertation Award

The Association for Feminist Anthropology has announced two winners for the 2017 Dissertation Award: Eliza Williamson (BA, 2009) and Meryleen Mena (Graduate Certificate, 2017).


Activist-in-Residence: Paromita Vohra

As part of our Activist-in-Residence Program, we invited award-winning filmmaker and writer Paromita Vohra to campus to discuss her work as a documentarian, artist, digital activist, and the ways in which she makes media for social change.

New Associate Faculty

We are excited to announce three new Associate Faculty members in Women and Gender Studies: Amanda Stevenson (Sociology), Kaifa Roland (Anthropology), and Joëlle Cruz (Communication).


Alumna update: Petra Watzke '09

Currently a visiting assistant professor of German at Skidmore College, Dr. Petra Watzke is a 2009 graduate of CU Boulder, earning both the Graduate Certificate in Women and Gender Studies and a master’s degree in German Studies.

Katie Huey

Alumna update: Katie Huey '11

Katie (Christman) Huey graduated in 2011 with a major in sociology and a minor in women and gender studies. For the last three years, she has been writing a blog about a search for ordinary beautiful things in an aching world.

Emmanuel David

New Book Release: Women of the Storm

In his newly released book, Dr. Emmanuel David chronicles the work of the activist group "Women of the Storm" in their mission to confront the crises caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

WGST Faculty

Faculty Updates

News and updates from our WGST faculty including Alison Jaggar formally inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences; Deepti Misri organizer of feminist preconference on "Gender, Sexuality and Occupation"; Robert Wyrod recognized by the American Sociological Association for his book "AIDS and Masculinity in the African City: Privilege, Inequality, and Modern Manhood."


Bolder Voices Summer 2017


Bolder Voices Spring 2017