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The Department of Gender and Race Studies is committed to examining and producing knowledge that promotes social justice approaches to gender and race inequities by recognizing the intersections of categories of difference and the operations of social hierarchies, and by providing a forum for interdisciplinary research, teaching, and service that facilitates the critical investigation of the status and roles of women, African Americans and other people of color locally, nationally and globally.

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In this close-knit community, students and faculty in the Department of Gender and Race Studies explore the theory, practices, and politics of gender and race to improve our understanding of society.
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As a Women’s Studies minor, I enjoy how interactive and personal the classes are in the GRS Department. I feel incredibly supported by the department in all of my endeavors, no matter if it involves my undergraduate studies or my future graduate studies.

Hannah Renda, English Major and Women’s Studies Minor


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