Established in 1994, the Gender Studies Program was recently honored by the National Council for Research on Women with its Emerging Center Award for 2010. This award recognizes the significant national impact of the research, advocacy and leadership engaged in by the Gender Studies Program and the faculty, students and staff engaged in the program as it has grown in recent years.
Gender Studies at Boise State focus on gender/sex/sexuality/intersectionality/ diversity/ race theory courses, and/or courses taught with an interdisciplinary lens. It seeks to provide students with an opportunity to learn about all forms of hierarchy and power relations which in turn perpetuate gendered socio-economic and political structures. In other words, it encourages students to think outside the box and engage in critical thinking regarding the ethics and politics of equality and justice, and links the questions of gender and sexuality (both men and women) to all forms of hierarchical differences.
Whether you are a current or prospective student, a faculty or staff member, or an interested visitor, we appreciate your interest in our program and invite you to explore our website, our program, and the opportunities to earn a Minor Degree in Gender Studies.
Dr. Reshmi Mukherjee
Interim Director of Gender Studies
Visiting Assistant Professor, English Department
Liberal Arts Building 226