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Women's Studies

Recent News

Elizabeth Anderson Named MacArthur Fellow

Philosophy and Women's Studies Professor employs pragmatist methods to examine the ways that various institutions, policies, and social practices serve to promote or hinder conditions of democratic equality.

Late PhD Student's Research Published

Marona Graham-Bailey's legacy upheld in her work and memorial fund

Founded in 1973, the University of Michigan Women's Studies Department is an interdisciplinary academic unit within the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. The Department is a diverse intellectual community dedicated to excellence through feminist research, teaching, and activism. It seeks to build interdisciplinary collaborations among faculty and students that bridge gender, racial, ethnic, economic, and national divides; create new knowledge about women, gender, race, class, sexuality, and disability; challenge unequal distributions of power; and improve the lives of all individuals and communities.