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Carolyn Johnston
Elie Wiesel Professor of Humane Letters

Eckerd College
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St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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Women's & Gender Studies

Women's & Gender Studies


WG 201H: Introduction to Women's & Gender Studies
Issues involved in the social and historical construction of gender and gender roles from an interdisciplinary perspective. Human gender differences, male and female sexuality, relationship between gender, race and class.

WG 410: Research Seminar: Women & Gender
Senior Seminar designed to integrate the interdisciplinary work of the major. Students work in collaborative research groups to read and critique each other's work and produce a presentation that reflects interdisciplinary views on a women/gender issue. Focus on methodologies of the various disciplines and on research methods.

WG 498: Comprehensive Examination

WG 499: Senior Thesis

Life After Eckerd

Some graduates have continued their study in graduate school such as Yale, Sarah Lawrence and the University of South Florida. Others have pursued careers in business, nonprofit organizations and law.