Department of Women's and Gender Studies University of Missouri Department of Women's and Gender Studies


Joan Hermsen, Chair of WGST
Joan Hermsen
Department Chair

Are you curious about why gender matters? Do you see gender in your daily lives and wonder why it is organized the way it is?

Do you want guidance and mentoring as you develop your academic skills? Do you want an atmosphere that caters to your needs and interests? And that gets you into the "real world?"

Then check out courses and programs in the Department of Women's and Gender Studies. You can learn more about us on this website, and join us on Facebook and our email listerv.
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Department News

WGST faculty and affiliate awarded 2014 MU Faculty Achievement Awards in Diversity

Srirupa Prasad, assistant professor of women's and gender studies and sociology, and Mar Soria, assistant professor of Spanish and WGST affiliate, are recipients of the 2014 MU Faculty Achievement Awards in Diversity.

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Department Office Hours

During the Spring 2014 semestrt, the Women's and Gender Studies office will be open at the following times:

  • Monday, 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Tuesday, 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Wednesday, 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Thursday, 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm

If you are delivering a package when the office is closed, please take upstairs to room 451 Strickland Hall. If you need assistance and the office is closed, please email Joan Hermsen (chair)

Summer and Fall 2014 WGST Course Listings

Visit Women's and Gender Studies' Summer and Next Semester pages for full listing and course descriptions for Summer 2014 and Fall 2014 courses.

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