Students in a First-Year Seminar class taught by Anuradha Needham, Donald R. Longman professor of English and affiliate faculty member with the Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies Program. Photo credit: John Seyfried

Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies

Program Type:
  • Major
  • Minor
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Our academic approach reflects the way feminists work—across subjects—exploring how gender, race, class, and sexuality are represented in relation to ethnicity, nationality, politics, and other categories of human experience.

Program Director

Greggor Mattson

Associate Professor of Sociology
Contact

David Divins

Administrative Assistant 440-775-8923

Why Study Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies at Oberlin?

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Variety of Courses
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Associated Faculty
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Sample Courses

  • GSFS 101 - Introduction to Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies 4 credits
  • GSFS 235 - Debating Citizenships 4 credits
  • GSFS 263 - Roots of Religious Feminism in North America 4 credits
  • CAST 202 - Visible Bodies and the Politics of Sexuality 4 credits

Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies Faculty

Interdisciplinary by design, the Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies Programs draws its director, faculty, and affiliate faculty from throughout the college and conservatory who are committed to teaching transnational and cross-cultural perspectives on gender, sexuality, and feminism.

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“What’s exciting about GSFS is we offer courses in all three divisions: in the humanities, the social sciences, and increasingly in the natural sciences as well. ”

Greggor Mattson, Associate Professor of Sociology
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