Women Studies Program

MSC03 2155
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:

Phone: (505) 277-3929
Fax: (505) 277-0182

About The Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Mission Statement

The Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies program is committed to educating students about the relationships among identity, power and knowledge toward the ends of social justice and empowerment. We are an interdisciplinary program that focuses on how feminist, queer, and transgender studies. We support the development and application of new theories of feminist, queer, and transgender studies throughout the university and the application of feminist, queer, and transgender methods in order to evaluate critically scholarship and research in the disciplines. In addition, the program seeks to educate students in ways that enable them to respond to issues that affect the lives of all people locally, regionally and globally.

We Value:

  • Excellence in teaching, research, and community service
  • Support for student growth and success
  • Critical thinking
  • Diversity in our curriculum, faculty, students, and staff
  • Partnership and community with others

Our Goals

  • Excellence in Research and Teaching
  • Student Growth and Support
  • Faculty Development
  • Synergistic Partnerships