WGSS Faculty Research Areas of Expertise & Interest

WGSS affiliated faculty and staff boast diverse areas of interest and expertise, and they employ a wide range of methodologies to study varied research questions. The diverse research interests on campus are loosely categorized below to provide a sense to students, staff, and faculty of the areas related to gender, sexualities, and feminism that are under study across the university and to encourage connections and collaborations for faculty and staff, and mentored experiences for students. Click on a given category to see a list of some of the people on campus engaged in that area (many individuals are listed in more than one area). Click on their names to see more about their specific interests.

Feminism in the Arts

Feminism Today

Gender and Literature

Gender and Religion

Gender and Strategic Communications

Gender-based Violence and Crime

Identity Construction


LGBTQIA & Women's History

Psychology & Biology of Gender

Women's Health

Women in a Global Context

Other Specialties