GSWS is one of the first interdisciplinary programs at William & Mary, offering both a major and a minor. We have four core faculty and dozens of affiliated faculty from a range of departments and schools. Read our latest newsletter!
The program features a significant invited lecturer each spring for the Annual Minnie Braithwaite Lecture. And we co-sponsor a monthly brownbag series with Africana Studies, in which a faculty member or student shares his or her research in a friendly, informal setting. The program also has funds to support events on campus.
Around twenty students each year graduate from William & Mary with a B.A. in GSWS, and they go on to careers in non-profits, law, government, teaching, and academia.
In 2013 the program's name was adjusted from Women's Studies to reflect its broader intellectual scope. Major and minor requirements remain unchanged.