Women's and Gender Studies

The College of Arts and Science is proud to be home to some of the world’s best historians, scientists, artists, authors, performers, innovators, and scholars. The A&S Faculty Fellowship program allows the college to recognize outstanding faculty members by providing a one-time award of $5,000. The fellowship may be renewed if the faculty member is selected again.

2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards

The Arts and Science Distinguished Alumni Awards, established in 1984, allow the college to recognize some of its many outstanding alumni whose professional contributions have enhanced their respective disciplines and the quality of life for humankind, and in doing so have reflected well on the College of Arts and Science.

Major Garrett
BA ’84 political science, BJ ’84

The Department of Women's & Gender Studies is sponsoring a roundtable conversation with special guest Jonathan Metzl, the Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University, Oct. 29 in the Leadership Auditorium in the MU Student Center. The topic is "assessing firearms through the intersections of race, gender, and mental health."

Greg J. Duncan, professor of education at the University of California Irvine, will give a  lecture on his latest book “Restoring Opportunity: The Crisis of Inequality and the Challenge for American Education” as a part of the Chancellor’s Distinguished Visitors Program.

Meg Phillips Crespy had become a bit frustrated. An award-nominated actress with a long résumé, she was having difficulty getting cast in local theater productions, but then a theater scheduled a musical revue with which she was not familiar.

Four faculty researchers in the College of Arts and Science have received national fellowships this semester, allowing them to concentrate on their research projects and publications in collaboration with other researchers and scholars in their fields. Fellowships typically provide stipends covering salary, travel expenses, publication expenses, and living expenses for up to one year.

Awarded to undergraduate students who have demonstrated a commitment to the study of women and to gender equity.

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri Division of Student Affairs has awarded three faculty members the 2014 MU Faculty Achievement Award in Diversity. This is an endowed award given annually to three faculty members whose work elevates diversity and inclusion on the MU campus. This year’s recipients are:

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Officials from the University of Missouri Chancellor’s Diversity Initiative have awarded two MU students, one faculty member, one staff member and a program with the 2015 Mizzou Inclusive Excellence Award.

The Department of Black Studies and the Department of Women's and Gender Studies present a post-election analysis and interdisciplinary discussion Friday, Nov. 18, at noon in Memorial Union, Room S304.

What really happened on Nov. 8?

What does it really mean?

What is the real impact on all of us?

Pizza will be served.

Two faculty members in the College of Arts and Science are among the five professors on the MU campus to receive the William T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence this year. Elisa Glick, an associate professor in the Department of English and the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, has been an MU faculty member since 2001.

Saturday MARCH 19th, 2016, the MU Woman's and Gender Studies Department will be sponsoring The Annual Spring Graduate Student Conference.  Topics will be presented on history, sociology, literature, culture, media, medicine, technology, activism and more.  We encourage students, faculty, staff and guests to attend this academic celebration of interdisciplinary scholarship. Feel free to stop by for just a single panel, or make a day of it with lunch and refreshments pro

Women’s and Gender Studies provides support for a limited number of WGST majors interested in attending a conference or who are enrolled in a study abroad/experiential learning course.

Conferences commonly attended by WGST students include:

On November 11, Americans are asked to reflect upon the heroism of those who have served our country in war or peace. Veterans Day, originally called Armistice Day to mark the signing of the truce that ended World War I, was renamed by Congress in 1954 to honor American veterans of all wars.

Feminista Jones

The MU Department of Women's and Gender Studies welcomes Feminista Jones for Women's History Month. 

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