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A Sense of Community

Current students often reach out to and connect with alumni of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program for research, internship opportunities, and networking.

Between 1992 and 2009, Clark University offered a Ph.D. in women’s studies designed for future academics as well as for professionals in public policy, government, and the private sector.

For a number of years, we also have offered an undergraduate major in women’s and gender studies.

Ph.D. Recipients

  • Solange Bandiaky, Ph.D. ’08
    Coordinator, Africa Program Rights and Resources Initiative
  • Deirdre Hill Butler, Ph.D. ’02
    Professor, Union College
  • Elora Chowdhury, Ph.D. ’04
    Professor, Women’s Studies, University of Massachusetts, Boston
  • Claire Cummings, Ph.D. ’01
    Professor, Sociology and Psychology, Newbury College
  • Lisa Kall, Ph.D. ’04
    Uppsala University, Centre for Gender Research, Crossroads of Knowledge
  • Dyan Mazurana, Ph.D. ’99
    Director, Gender, Youth and Community, Feinstein International Famine Center
  • Sandra McEvoy, Ph.D. ’07
  • Patricia Melzer, Ph.D. ’01
    Assistant Professor in the Departments of French, German, Italian and Slavic, and Women’s Studies, Temple University
  • Michelle Morkert, Ph.D. ’07
    Professor of English, Coordinator, Women’s and Gender Studies, Concordia University
  • Annalyssa Gypsy Murphy, Ph.D. ’08
    Visiting Professor of Sociology, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
  • Isis Nusair, Ph.D. ’03
    Professor of Women’s Studies and International Studies, Denison University
  • Young Rae Oum, Ph.D. ’00
    Korea-Japan Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pittsburgh
  • Tess Pierce, Ph.D. ’07
    Assistant Professor, University of Ontario Institute of Technology
  • Michelle Rowley, Ph.D. ’03
    Professor, University of Maryland
  • Denise Sutton, Ph.D ’04
    Author and Educator
  • Jessica L. Willis, Ph.D. ’07
    Visiting Professor, St. Lawrence University

Recent Undergraduate Alumni

To come

  • Khalil Power
  • Caroline Durkin
  • Ian Jackson
  • Melineth Vasquez Rivera
  • Eva Favreau
  • Anna Noden
  • Alyssa Adams
  • Jewel Beddia
  • Claire Hana
  • Brittany Klug
  • Samantha Stanley
  • Benjamin Robert
  • Raquel Doucette
  • Stephanie Nosal
  • Kaitlyn Hanson
  • Pi Fong
  • Victoria Delgado
  • Amber Wolfgram
  • Emily Drewniany
  • Pauravi Chhaya
  • Imogene Winkleman
Contact Information

Women’s and Gender Studies

Office Location
  • Clark University
    Dana Commons, Suite 1
    950 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
  • wgs[at]clarku[dot]edu
  • +1-508-793-7358
  • +1-508-793-8896 FAX
Contact Us
  • Director: Abbie Goldberg
    Professor of Psychology
    Jonas Clark Hall, 3rd Floor
    Phone: +1-508-793-7289
  • Administrative Coordinator: Lori Buckley
    Dana Commons, Suite 1
    Phone: +1-508-793-7358