Why Women’s and Gender Studies at Eckerd?

Women’s and Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary major exploring the creation, meaning and perpetuation of gender in human societies, both past and present.

Explore the creation, meaning and perpetuation of gender

The major seeks to provide opportunities for developing the knowledge, abilities, appreciation and motivations which are liberating for men and women. It is also an inquiry into women’s material, cultural and economic production, their collective undertakings and self-descriptions.

Graduate success

Students majoring in women’s and gender studies have been among the honor graduates of the college.

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