Women, Gender & Sexuality is an interdisciplinary department in which students study gender and sexualities with an emphasis on transnational perspectives.

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Pugh

Allison Pugh is Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality at the University of Virginia. Her research and teaching focus on how economic trends – from commodification to job insecurity to automation – shape the way people forge connections and find meaning and dignity at home and at work.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS SUPPORT A NEW GENERATION OF PROFESSORS

From the Amazon to experimental physics, from the Black Lives Matter movement to youth resilience, a new cohort of postdoctoral fellows reflects the University of Virginia’s commitment to expand research and teaching about issues of race and equity and to bring scholars who are underrepresented in their fields to Grounds. 

The College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences has created a new Rising Scholars fellowship program, with support from the University’s Race, Place and Equity grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and additional funds.

The Edge of Sex

WGS faculty Lisa Speidel and Micah Jones are co-authors of The Edge of Sex, and have created a speaker series as an opportunity for the writers to talk about their chapters and their personal narratives. The event will be hosted by Bianca Laureano's social justice program Ante Up!

The Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality invites you to join us for our Spring Colloquium Schedule

The Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality invites you to join us for our Spring Colloquium

All talks will be virtual.  Please contact wgsuva@virginia.edu for zoom links

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Wednesday, March 10

3:30-5 p.m.

Tiffany Lethabo King
Associate Professor
African-American Studies
Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Georgia State University

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In the News

WGS is thrilled to announce that Dr. Tiffany King will be joining us this fall as Associate Professor of Women, Gender and Sexuality! 

In fall 2022, she will assume the Barbara and John Glynn Research Professorship in Democracy and Equity.