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Statement of Purpose

The Women's Studies Graduate Students Association (WSGSA) was developed to organize academic workshops, engage in community activism, examine the life and work of Gloria E. Anzaldúa, engage in spiritual activism, and provide representation at university and departmental meetings. All graduate students in Women’s Studies at TWU are automatically members of the organization.

Become a Member

WSGSA application [pdf]

Contact Us

For more information about the organization, its committees, and upcoming meetings, please contact the 2015-2016 Executive Officers below.

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Iota Iota Iota (Triota)
Gamma Psi Chapter
Women's Studies Honor Society

Triota, which is the nickname given to the organization Iota, Iota, Iota, is a Women's Studies Honors Society with over 50 chapters across the nation. Triota was just recently established on March 30th, 2015. The Alpha chapter of Triota in the Metropolitan State University in Denver was first established in 1992 and has named TWU's chapter: Gamma Psi.

Join Triota

Any undergraduate student can join TWU's Triota organization if they have taken at least 3 credit hours of Women's Studies courses and have received a GPA of 3.0 in their Women's Studies courses.

Triota application [pdf]

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Twitter @twu_triota


Below are the officers that we have so far, and we are still in need of a Treasurer

Induction Ceremony

Triota's Induction Ceremony was held on April 29th:  Triota Induction Ceremony

Triota Inductees

Triota Induction Ceremony


WSGSA has several fun events like Chili & Cards and Build Your Own Sundae Party.
Chili and Cards Flier

The Women's Studies Graduate Student Association and Spectrum present a panel discussion on transgender issues with Black Transmen, Inc.

Black Transmen panel

WSGSA had a social event at A Time to Kiln in Denton where they painted ceramics.

A Time to Kilm Event

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page updated 3/16/2017 10:05 AM

Course Rotation Schedule (pdf)

THECB 18 Doctoral Characteristics

Reasons to Choose Our Graduate Program

One of the most diverse universities in the nation, TWU offers the only M.A. in Multicultural Women's and Gender Studies in the Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex region.  Our classes are small in size, thereby encouraging discussion, dialogue, and engaged learning. More about “Reasons to Choose Our Graduate Program”...

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Graduate Students in Multicultural Women's and Gender Studies Say...

"Graduating from the Women's Studies Program of Texas Woman's University has been the most important and empowering aspect of my entire college education." More about “Graduate Students in Multicultural Women's and Gender Studies Say...”...

Articles Related to Women's Studies

Read American Association of University Professors article titled
"Why STEM Students Need Gender Studies": 

Read Ms. Magazine's article from Women's Studies alumni, Tara Conley, titled "The Pinterest Problem"

Read Ms. Magazine's newsflash on our new Ph.D. in Women's Studies!

Ms. Magazine's "2009 Guide to Women's Studies"

"Transform The World" - What can you do with a degree in women's studies," Ms. Magazine

"The Evolution of American Women's Studies,"