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Welcome to The Women's Studies Program


The Women's Studies Program is committed to integrating scholarly inquiry, critical problem-solving methods, professional training, cooperative leadership skills, and practical strategies for intervention in real-life situations affecting the well-being of women locally and globally. Faculty and students share a commitment to human rights advocacy around the world.

Compatible with many different areas of study, Women's Studies allows students to explore the nature of women's status, circumstances, and objectives across the boundaries of academic disciplines, cultures, and historical time periods.

For application materials for the Master of Arts degree in Women's Studies,please click here. For application materials for the undergraduate minor in Women's Studies, please click here. For Master's Degree Application Information, please click here. If you have questions about the department, please call or email the Women's Studies office.


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Dr. Yi-Chun Tricia Lin
Director and Professor of Women's Studies

Women's Studies Program
Engleman Hall B 229
Office (203) 392-6133
Fax (203) 392-6723   

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Dr. Heidi Lockwood

Graduate Coordinator & Professor of Philosophy
Women's Studies Program
Engleman Hall B229