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​Welcome to the department of

Women & Gender studies



Mother's love

“Black Mothers and Police Violence,” hosted by the Department of Women and Gender Studies, was held before a full audience of faculty, students, staff and community members in Mitchell Hall.

Black mothers to discuss police violence

Mothers of Trayvon Martin and Leslie Prater will speak at the Ida B. Wells Lecture

Solitary confinement

UD professors’ research shows U.S. prison system can perpetuate racism
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Women and Gender Studies at UD: Past, Present and Future

Women & Gender Studies at UD
50 Years Strong
1973 to 2023​

Beginning fall 2022, the faculty, students, and alumnae of the Department of Women & Gender Studies —along with ​​the entire UD community—will be celebrating our accomplishments, documenting key milestones in the movement, and preparing to face the challenges still ahead.​​

Equitable Approaches:
Addressing Gender-based Violence Through Scholarship, Advocacy, and Activism​

The Center for the Study and Prevention of Gender Based-Violence at the University of Delaware is hosting its inaugural national conference, “Equitable Approaches: Addressing Gender-Based Violence through Scholarship, Advocacy, and Activism” September 27-29, 2023,​ in Newark, Delaware.​