Saidah Isoke

Undergraduate Advisor, Ph.D. Student
Graduate Student

WGSS Major/Minor Advisor 

Saidah Isoke is the WGSS program advisor is the departmental advisor for the Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies major and minor. The WGSS advisor is also the transfer credit coordinator for the WGSS Department. You should consult with your WGSS advisor on issues related specifically to your major, minor or profession. The WGSS advisor will assist you in choosing women's, gender and sexuality studies courses and approved related courses to complete your major and minor. All majors and minors are required to meet with a Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies advisor to establish an initial major or minor program. Any program changes and the completed major or minor program must be reviewed by a department advisor for written approval before applying for graduation.

To schedule an appointment: 

Visit 286 University Hall


call (614) 292-1021


Reasons to schedule an advising appointment:

  • To learn more about the WGSS undergraduate program
  • To declare a WGSS major or minor
  • To plan your courses for the upcoming semester(s)
  • To obtain credit for an internship
  • To obtain credit for a study abroad program
  • To petition for a change in the WGSS minor or major curriculum
  • To obtain transfer credit for a WGSS course from another university
  • To have your program form approved for graduation (*NOTE: You no longer need to meet with if you are a minor applying to graduate. Please email

Arts and Sciences Academic Advisor

Students also have a college academic advisor associated with their primary college of enrollment. They are full-time professionals and advise you on the General Education requirements, special academic and career opportunities, graduation requirements, college policies and procedures, and make referrals to other professionals on campus. The college (ASC) academic advisor for WGSS majors is Nadia Barksdale.  For more information, visit

To schedule an appointment with Nadia:

Visit 100 Denney Hall 
Call (614) 292-6961
Areas of Expertise
  • Intersections of race, gender and sexuality
  • Black queer studies
  • Femininity and masculinity  
  • Education
  • M.A., Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, The Ohio State University
  • B.A., Sociology, 2015, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA

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286 University Hall