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We are going to miss Dr. Christa Downer, Women's Studies Visiting Professor after two years of service to our department.  A party was held in her honor in May 2012 and here are some of the pictures:

Dr. Christa Downer                                                         

International Women's Day, March 8, 2012, the film Miss Representation was shown during International Women's Day moderated by Dr. Danielle Phillips, Women's Studies Assistant Professor and Erica Granados-De La Rosa, a Women's Studies Master's student.

The film Maquilapolis was shown on April 26, 2011 followed by an information panel discussion including Women's Studies Master's student, Berenice Dimas and Dr. Paula Ann Hughes, Professor and Director, School of Management.

Gloria SteinemGloria Steinem was a guest speaker at TWU on March 2008.  Dean Ann Staton, Dr. Claire L. Sahlin, and Dr. Sinah Goode facilitated the event.


Here are some graduation pictures taken throughout the years

     Jessie Valadez May 2014 Graduation









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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...”...

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Read American Association of University Professors article titled
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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

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