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Erin Kilbride Joins WGST as Visiting Researcher

For AY24, Erin Kilbride (C'12) joins the Georgetown University, Women’s and Gender Studies Program as a Visiting!…

September 25, 2023


The Cruz-Morales Twins Are Excited to Set the World on Fire

Melanie and Sheila Cruz-Morales (C’23) are ready to change the world. Sheila decided to minor in women’s and gender studies because of Donna Brazile, a veteran political…

May 15, 2023


Politico Donna Brazile Celebrates 20+ Years on the Hilltop

“As a teacher, my responsibility is to share information as well as to listen to my students. Students are my lighthouse in a big ocean,” says Brazile, an adjunct professor…

January 5, 2023


Mecca Jamilah Sullivan Receives MLA’s William Sanders Scarborough Prize

Sullivan is associate professor of English Georgetown University’s College of Arts & Sciences. She is also an affiliate faculty member in the Department of African American…

December 13, 2022


Georgetown Professors Create Public Forum For Motherhood

Reading Motherhood, a digital resource launched by two Georgetown professors, is an online, public-facing extension of the eponymous class taught in the Women’s and Gender…

April 1, 2022


Nadia Brown Discusses History of Nineteenth Amendment and Existing Voter Suppression

Though this year marks the 101st anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment, voting rights in the United States are still inaccessible for many. Nadia Brown, Ph.…

August 26, 2021


New Women’s and Gender Studies Director Nadia Brown Answers Q & A

Nadia Brown, prize-winning political scientist and academic entrepreneur, will begin her tenure as director of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program this summer. Brown will…

May 5, 2021


Georgetown Senior Publishes Book on Intersection of Business, Law and Minority Politics

Before graduating this spring, Irene Chun (C’21) will publish her first book Coloring Ivory which discusses minority politics, business and the law. Chun, who is an…

March 30, 2021


Prof. Biermayr-Jenzano Appointed to European Commission High Level Expert Group

Professor Patricia Biermayr-Jenzano has been appointed a member of the European Commission’s (EC) new High Level Expert Group (HLEG) to assess the needs, options, impacts and…

February 22, 2021


Call for Papers – WGST Annual Undergraduate Writing Competition 2021 (due 3/8)

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Georgetown University is pleased to announce its 2021 writing competition. This competition is open to essays written while the author…

January 29, 2021