Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies

At TWU's Department of Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies, our goal is to provide each of our students with a transdisciplinary, transgressive and transformative education taught by a nationally recognized faculty.

As the largest public university primarily for women in the U.S. with one of the top 10 most diverse student populations in the nation, our department offers a multicultural curriculum that focuses on feminist and womanist scholarship on behalf of human rights and social justice.

Welcome Dr. Christine Bejarano

Announcing Dr. Christina Bejarano as the new chair of the department beginning July 1, 2019.

Dr. Christine Bejarano

Dr. Bejarano joins us from the Department of Political Science at the University of Kansas. Dr. Bejarano received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of North Texas, and her M.A. and Ph. D. in Political Science from the University of Iowa.

Her research primarily focuses on gender politics and racial/ethnic minority politics in the U.S. In particular, she studies women of color as pivotal voters and political candidates. Her previous course s include American Politics, Women in Politics, Gender and Race in U.S. Politics, Racial/Ethnic Minority Politics, and Political Psychology.

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Bejarano back to Denton!

Why Study Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies?

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Nationally Recognized Faculty

  • Our award-winning faculty represent a broad range of interests, backgrounds and research subjects concentrating on gender, multiculturalism, history, spirituality, social justice and education.
  • Our graduate student-to-faculty ratio is 8:1, therefore creating a small classroom for our students to engage in discussion, dialogue and an immersive learning experience.

Accomplished Alumni

  • From community development and activism, to legal work and executive leadership, our talented graduates have helped educate, encourage and empower their communities and professional organizations.

Our Academic Programs

Learn more about our minor in Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies

Details about our Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies graduate certificate, master’s and doctoral programs

Career Outlook

Our graduates meet the growing regional, national and international needs for both higher education professionals and leaders of nongovernmental, social service, health care, law and research agencies that address a broad range of social justice issues.

Visit our Career Resources page for more information about volunteer, internship and career opportunities for Multicultural Womens and Gender Studies students.

Hear from One of Our Recent Graduates

Page last updated 9:52 AM, July 2, 2019