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​Welcome to the department of

Women & Gender studies



Pursuing their passion

The 2020 Plastino Scholars, undergraduate students pursuing expanded academic interests, will travel to Malaysia, Jordan and Costa Rica.

Honoring Blanche Stubbs

Research by student Carol A. Scott has led the Delaware Women's Hall of Fame to honor Wilmington civil rights activist and suffragist Blanche Williams Stubbs.

How the vote was won

Elaine Weiss delivered this year's James R. Soles Lecture on the Constitution and Citizenship, recounting the long fight that in 1920 won women the right to vote.

Investigate, Prevent, Collaborate

​The Center for the Study and Prevention of Gender-Based Violence is an interdisciplinary, feminist, intersectional collaborative that integrates scholarship with community activism. A synergistic community of scholars and practitioners, the Center generates evidence-based prevention and intervention strategies to impact policy that is implemented locally, regionally and nationally.