Welcome to the University of Tulsa Women’s & Gender Studies Program

Alumni & Friends Email List

Are you an alumnus of the TU
Women’s Studies Program?  Are you an interested member of the
community?  If you’d like to be on an email list to receive news
of happenings in women’s and gender studies at TU, please emailprogram director Jan Wilson.

 

The Certificate Program

The mission of the women’s and gender studies program is to offer interdisciplinary
and cross-cultural courses that examine women’s lives, experiences,
and works as well as gender relations, including masculinity studies.

Please browse through our website to find out more about the program,
faculty, offered courses, and more.

 

 

For flyer about Women’s and Gender Studies at TU, click here

 

 

WHY A CERTIFICATE IN WOMEN’S AND GENDER STUDIES?

  • Students in women’s and gender studies gain crucial insight into how
    ideas about gender affect the lives of both women and men, shaping how
    all of us relate to ourselves and each other
  • Students in women’s and gender studies develop an international
    perspective, exploring differences and similarities among women from
    diverse cultures and geographies
  • As the most interdisciplinary program at TU, women’s
    and gender studies offers a structure for building focus within a chosen major
    while also exploring its connections to other areas of study
  • Businesses need individuals with an understanding of gender-related issues such as flex-time, parental leave and pay equity
  • Many women’s organizations hire individuals with specializations in women’s and gender studies
  • Professionals in law, medicine, social work, teaching, and counseling need expertise in gender issues
  • Specialists with training in
    women’s and gender studies serve as consultants in industry, higher
    education, and personnel companies
Among the opportunities that
recent Women’s Studies certificate
graduates are pursuing: U.S. Marine Corps. officer training; Tulsa
Family & Children’s Services case manage; University of the
Pacific development research analyst; Rogers County (OK) juvenile
justice specialist; North Carolina State University graduate program in
sociology; University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee graduate program in
communication; Fairleigh Dickinson University graduate program in
teaching;
and law school at the University of Tulsa.

Follow the link below to read about the recent accomplishments of
women’s and gender studies faculty and students.

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Questions? Contact: Jan Wilson

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