The Women and Gender Studies Center bridges academic coursework with student development, leadership, and coalition building.
Our mission is to educate the George Mason University community about gender issues and issues of concern to women, and to be a focal point for women’s studies scholarship and research.
Our purpose is to link with academic programs, University Life units, and the Northern Virginia community to provide learning experiences that educate about gender issues and issues of special importance to women; to provide a safe psychological and physical space for all women and gay, bisexual, lesbian, and transgender populations; and to support our academic programs.
The Women and Gender Studies programs at Mason are designed to give you a firm grounding in the theory and methodology of gender and help you better understand the relationships between sex and gender, race, class, disability and sexual orientation and more.
Connect with a research-minded faculty that will lead your exploration through topics such as women’s roles in social, political and economic life, women’s roles in history, women and the media and feminist theory. Acquire the tools to envision other alternatives to conventional stereotypes.
Our undergraduate program consists of an interdisciplinary minor with an optional focus on LGBTQ studies. The graduate program offers two options for students: a graduate certificate and a concentration in Women and Gender Studies through the master of arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (MAIS) program.
Want to know more? Visit our CHSS Academic site.
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