• Naima Scott '17, banner carrier for WGS

    Naima Scott '17, banner carrier for WGS at Commencement

  • WGS students pose for a photo with guest speaker Whitney Strub

    WGS students pose for a photo with guest speaker Whitney Strub

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  • WGS 120: Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

    WGS 120: Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

  • WGS 120: Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

    WGS 120: Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

  • WGS 120: Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.  The class was taught by Professor Nathalie Lebon.

    WGS 120: Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. The class was taught by Professor Nathalie Lebon.

  • Get Acquainted Day, 2009 From left to right: Amanda Ward ‘09 and Kim Biedka ’09

    Get Acquainted Day, 2009 From left to right: Amanda Ward ‘09 and Kim Biedka ’09

  • Dr. Jocelyn Elders, former U.S. Surgeon General under President Clinton, is pictured with Melissa (Miller) Montero ’06 (left) and Monique Mathews ’06 (right)

    Dr. Jocelyn Elders, former U.S. Surgeon General under President Clinton, is pictured with Melissa (Miller) Montero ’06 (left) and Monique Mathews ’06 (right)

  • Professor Elizabeth Richardson Viti, Christina Natalello ’06, Professor Nathalie Lebon

    Professor Elizabeth Richardson Viti, Christina Natalello ’06, Professor Nathalie Lebon

  • Adrienne Ellis '14 presents her research at Gender and Sexuality Hour (GASH)

    Adrienne Ellis '14 presents her research at Gender and Sexuality Hour (GASH)

  • Students in WGS 226: Feminism in Global Perspective. The class was taught by Prof. Jan Powers.

    Students in WGS 226: Feminism in Global Perspective. The class was taught by Prof. Jan Powers.

  • Students in WGS 226: Feminism in Global Perspective. The class was taught by Prof. Jan Powers.

    Students in WGS 226: Feminism in Global Perspective. The class was taught by Prof. Jan Powers.

  • WGS 120:Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

    WGS 120:Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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    WGS 120:Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

  • WGS 120:Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

    WGS 120:Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

  • WGS 120:Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

    WGS 120:Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

  • WGS 120: Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

    WGS 120: Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Programs

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGS) is offered as both a major and a minor. A liberal arts degree in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies offers almost unlimited career options and an extensive collection of resources.

Find out more about our programs, explore the courses offered, and meet our faculty.

Alumni Spotlight

photo of Deonte Austin '11

In 2011, Deonte became the first male to graduate from Gettysburg College with a degree in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Post-graduation, Deonte moved to Houston, TX where he started working for the Alliance for Multicultural Community Services which provides services to refugees and low income citizens of Harris County. After working at The Alliance for a little over 2 years, Deonte began working for The Princeton Review as Operations Coordinator. With a M.S. in Higher Education, Deonte has transitioned into Tutoring Manager of The Princeton Review Houston. He enjoys meeting students where they are and creating a plan to aid them in reaching their academic goals. As a double major in Africana Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, his passion grew for serving students from underprivileged/underrepresented backgrounds on college campuses. Deonte aspires to become a president of a college/university.

Read More in the Alumni Spotlight Archive

Related Links

WGS Photo Gallery

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Women's Center

60 seconds with Devora Ashkenazy

Devora Ashkenazy '14 talks about her Gettysburg experience as a WGS and Religious Studies major.

 

60 seconds with Prof. Nathalie Lebon

Prof. Nathalie Lebon discusses the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program.