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Research Across Disciplines and Boundaries

The Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS) Program at Clark is an interdisciplinary program that is supported by more than 50 affiliated faculty from the visual and performing arts, humanities, social sciences, and other interdisciplinary areas.

Working with faculty from various disciplines, you will have ample opportunity to connect theory with practice on campus, in the Worcester community, and further afield.

Faculty Affiliated with Women’s and Gender Studies

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Resources and Funding

Students pursuing research projects have access to a network of research resources and funding opportunities, at Clark and beyond.

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Fall Fest and Academic Spree Day

Present your research project at Clark’s annual Fall Fest or Academic Spree Day, which provide opportunities for undergraduates from across the University to give talks and poster presentations.

  • “Colonizing Black Female Bodies: A Violation of Reproductive Rights and Informed: Consent in Octavia Butler’s Dawn,” Raquel Doucette ’16 (Sponsor: Professor Esther Jones)
  • “Gubernatorial Candidates in New Mexico and Arizona During the 2010 Election Cycle,” Brittany Klug ’16 (Sponsor: Professor Kristen Williams)
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