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Welcome to the Harriet Tubman Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Learn about the undergraduate program with this new video from Chair Neda Atanasoski

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Women’s Studies Chooses Icon of Freedom as Namesake

Abolitionist, suffragist Harriet Tubman symbolizes department’s commitment to values.

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The Harriet Tubman Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Maryland offers comprehensive programs in undergraduate and graduate education, with a range of interdisciplinary programs and opportunities for students interested in exploring how the intersections of gender, race, sexuality, ethnicity, nationality, ability and other inequalities configure historical and contemporary struggles for social change.

Prospective Students

Interested in Our Programs?

The Harriet Tubman Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies offers a B.A., undergraduate certificates and minors, a Ph.D. program and a graduate certificate.

Find out more about our degree offerings on our academic programs page. Learn about the core and affiliate faculty research on our research page.

Academic Programs

Current Students

Current Students

Looking for information about how to declare your major, curriculum requirements or how to apply for grants and scholarships?

Declare a major and check out curriculum requirements for any of our degrees by starting at the academic programs page.

For information about grants and scholarships, check out our undergraduate awards page or the Ph.D. funding page.

Academic Programs

Faculty and Staff

Faculty & Staff

Search our directory to learn about our faculty, graduate students and staff.

Learn more about our core and affiliate faculty or access resources relevant to faculty and staff.

Faculty and Staff Resources