5 Things to Know about Campus Sexual Assault

Students in the "Speak Up, Speak Out" course (WGST 3702) report that college aged men and women are at a higher risk than the general population to be sexually assaulted, and provide five specific things they should know, including links to resources.

Janet Jacobs

Dr. Janet Jacobs named Professor of Distinction

Janet Jacobs, professor of women and gender studies and director of the Arts & Sciences Honors Program, was recently named Professor of Distinction. This title is reserved solely for scholars in the College of Arts & Sciences who have been recognized internationally for their research, and by their colleagues and students for their exceptional teaching and service work.

Maisam Alomar

New Faculty Profile: Maisam Alomar

The newest addition to the Department of Women and Gender Studies, Dr. Maisam Alomar, has joined our faculty this semester as an assistant professor. Her research lies mainly in the areas of disability studies, cultural studies, and ethnic studies.

Nadia Brecl

Nadia Brecl '18 - Van Ek Award Winner

Nadia Brecl is a recent CU graduate, with dual degrees in sociology and women and gender studies, a minor in Ethnic Studies and certificates in both LGBTQ studies and public health. Nadia was nominated for the Van Ek award based on both their exemplary academic performance, and their commitment to issues of social justice in the campus community and beyond.

Mallory Hale

Mallory Hale '19 - Van Ek Award Winner

A double major in women and gender studies and international affairs, with minors in political science and Arabic, Mallory Hale was chosen for the Jacob Van Ek award for their “flawless academic performance as well as the impressive work they have been doing to build an inclusive climate on our campus.”

WGST Commencement 2018

Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

Faculty, staff, alumni, family and friends gathered together in Old Main Chapel on May 10, 2018 to celebrate our graduates and recognize our scholarship and award winners.

Lucile Berkeley Buchanan

2018 Scholarship & Award Winners

The Department of Women and Gender Studies is proud to offer several scholarships and award recognitions to our students each year, which were presented at our annual Commencement ceremony in Old Main on Thursday, May 10th

Excellence in Inclusion 2018

Excellence in Inclusion Award Winners

The Women and Gender Studies Excellence in Inclusion Award recognizes outstanding student projects (research or creative works) that explore issues pertaining to diversity and inclusion. This year we awarded the prize to two outstanding students: Lauren Arnold and Selena Wellington.

Lorena Aguilera Santana

Lorena Aguilera Santana (WGST '18) wins Van Ek Award

Lorena Aguilera Santana, a double-major in women and gender studies and sociology, has been chosen as one of this year's Jacob Van Ek Scholars, awarded by the College of Arts and Sciences at CU Boulder for outstanding academic achievement and contributions to the university.

Inderpal Grewal

Inderpal Grewal: Commodifying aerial visuality in neoliberal empire

We were honored to host Inderpal Grewal, professor and chair in the Program in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Yale University, for a presentation in the Cottage on March 13th. Grewal is an influential feminist scholar who helped found the field of transnational feminist cultural studies.