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Welcome to Women’s & Gender Studies!

We offer an undergraduate major and minor and a master’s degree and graduate certificate that support our mission for excellence in intellectual training and community engagement. WGS is an interdisciplinary field that dovetails with many professions, including public service, non-profit organizing/management, health care, higher education, and advocacy for women, children, families, and the LGBTQIA community, among many areas where our graduates work. We are proud of the fact that our program is one of the oldest in the United States and continues to evolve in its ability to meet the needs of the diverse student body at UNCG.

Please explore all of our website to see who we are, what we offer, and how you might participate in both academics and the programming that supports our mission. Visit us on the third floor of Curry Building to meet our faculty and find out more about Women’s and Gender Studies.


Scholarship Opportunities

Check out scholarships and other fun WGS-related opportunities here!

MA Deadline Extended

The final deadline for applications to the MA in WGS program is July 1st!

Call for Papers

Been writing? Check out WGS-related publication opportunities here!

New Job Opportunities

Z. Smith Reynolds and AAUW are looking to fill WGS-related internship and job openings.  See how you can put your degree to work!

Department News

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Dr. Michelle Powell Joins WGS as Lecturer

The Women’s & Gender Studies Program  is pleased to announce that Michelle Powell will be joining the core faculty as a full-time lecturer in […]

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WGS Professor Dr. Anne Parsons Named 2015 Soros Justice Fellow

Dr. Anne Parsons, assistant professor in Women’s & Gender Studies and History at UNCG, has been named as one of […]

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WGS Professor Dr. Karen Kilcup Named Rosenthal Excellence Professor

WGS professor Dr. Karen Kilcup has been named the Elizabeth Rosenthal Excellence Professor of English, Environmental & Sustainability Studies, and […]

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Alumni Stories

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Isabell Moore

I grew up in Greensboro, then left in 1997 to pursue a BA in History-Sociology at Columbia University in New […]

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