Welcome to the Gender and Women's Studies Program! We look forward to programs that are thought-provoking and enriching, courses that challenge and expand our horizons, and connections with other programs and departments that enact the interdisciplinary nature of Gender and Women's Studies.

Please contact us with any suggestions or ideas that you might have. Here are our archives of past newsletters of gender and women's studies news gathered from various sources; we use our Facebook group page to keep for more recent, current and upcoming events and announcements. Please join us!


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Contact Information

Catherine Kerrison, PhD
Director of Academics
Phone: 610-519-4675

Shauna MacDonald, PhD
Director of Programming
Phone: 610-519-4895

Joyce Harden
Administrative Assistant/ Events Assistant
Phone: 610-519-4640

Office: SAC 488

Gender and Women's Studies Student Reserch Conference

Each spring the Villanova Women’s Studies Program hosts the Gender and Women's Studies Research Conference. It is an exciting opportunity to showcase your work, discuss your interests with other students and faculty, and see the broad range of intellectual disciplines Women’s Studies more.