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FAQ: General

How can I join the Women's Studies listserv?

The Institute for Women's Studies has multiple listservs. Here's information on each listserv to help you figure out which one is right for you:

UGAIWS-L : general list for all interested in Women's Studies activities; community members, faculty, staff, students, others all welcome

WSSTU-L : for all undergraduate students with a Women's Studies major or minor

WSGRAD-L : for all graduate students completing the Women's Studies Graduate Certificate

AFFIL-L : for all Women's Studies affiliate faculty members

WSTEACH-L : for all IWS faculty and graduate teaching assistants, or all who are teaching courses for Women's Studies

Send an email to and request to be added.

Who is involved in Women's Studies at UGA?

We are an interdisciplinary community of scholars! With ten core faculty members and almost 100 affiliate faulty members from across the university, we welcome faculty, staff, and students from most colleges on campus to participate in our courses and activities. 

How do I become involved in the activities of the Institute for Women's Studies at UGA?

You can:

- Take Women's Studies courses

- Become a Women's Studies major, double major, minor or certificate student

- Become an affiliate or associate faculty member

- Join the Women's Studies Student Organization (WSSO)

- Present research at our Student Symposium or Friday Speaker Series

- Attend our numerous public events

- Volunteer to serve on a committee

If I wish to send a contribution to the Institute for Women's Studies, what sorts of activities would I be supporting?

Contributions support events that build connections among gender researchers across campus, student and faculty interdisciplinary research, student travel to conferences, and special initiatives. Every gift counts!

Is the Institute for Women's Studies on social media?

Yes, we are! Follow us on Instagram and/or like us on Facebook.

Support UGA Women's Studies

The Institute of Women's Studies appreciates your financial support. Your gift is important to us and helps support critical opportunities for students and faculty alike, including lectures, travel support, and any number of educational events that augment the classroom experience.

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Every dollar contributed to the department has a direct impact on our students and faculty.