Women’s and Gender Studies Minor


Are you interested in learning the stories of women from around the globe? How about studying cultural assumptions about gender, race and class? The women’s and gender studies minor at Goshen College enables all students to gain a new perspective on their experiences in a gendered society.

This minor will equip you with the tools to identify factors that constrain women’s lives. You’ll work with our stellar staff to examine gender through the lens of literature, history, popular culture, sociology, religion and more. You can also join the Goshen Student Women’s Association (GSWA), a student-run club whose mission is to build community and create a safe space to discuss women’s issues and other concerns. When you enter the job market, organizations will value your unique, informed perspective on contemporary issues related to gender.

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Regina Shands Stoltzfus

Professor of Peace Justice & Conflict Studies
Director of PJCS

Kendra Yoder

Associate Professor of Sociology
WGS Program Director

David Lind

Professor of Sociology
SST- Senegal: MA

Jessica Baldanzi

Professor of English

Keith Graber Miller

Professor of Bible
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Beth Miller

Associate Professor of Nursing

Jessica Lala

Assistant Professor of Social Work