Professor Wendy Smooth Interviewed on Election 2016

October 24, 2016

As the 2016 Presidential election takes center stage in the battleground Buckeye State, Ohio State experts are studying changes to voting laws, the role of gender and race in voter turnout, and the role of money in politics to identify key factors in 2016.

WGSS Course Tops Elle List

September 1, 2016
elle news

The course, “Women and Addiction: A Feminist Perspective,” offered by the Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) since 2008 and first created by Victoria Genetin topped a list of “63 College Classes that Give Us Hope for the Next Generation,” in the June 29 issue of

Professor Juno Parreñas Attends International Primatological Society Congress

September 1, 2016

Juno Parrenas, Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, presented her research on orangutan conservation and forced copulation at the International Primatological Society congress in late August this year as part of a symposium on Dynamic Coupled Natural-Human Systems.

WGSS Faculty Win Humanities and Arts Discovery Theme Grants

June 29, 2016
grants award

This year, faculty in the Division of Arts and Humanities of the College of Arts and Sciences were invited to submit proposals to help develop focus areas of significance to education in the Humanities and the Arts in the 21st century.

New Mural in WGSS Office

March 31, 2016

The Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies is proud to announce the inauguration of the first graffiti mural on the OSU campus titled Formación. This title speaks of the constant state of becoming and formation that is at the core of non-oppressive and anti-colonial thinking.