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November 10, 2005
Indiana Creates First Gender Studies Ph.D.
Sometime there are drawbacks to not reading your campus newspaper regularly. It seems that Indiana Univerisity's Board of Directors approved the creation of the first Gender Studies Ph.D. in the United States. OUTSTANDING! The focus is gender...as in all of them...which is very cool. Inside Higher Ed has the story, Indiana Creates First Gender Studies PH.D.
[Suzanna Danuta Walters, chair of the program] expects to have about seven students admitted in the fall, with five to seven students following each year. Asked if she expects to have more men -- as students and faculty members -- than a women's studies Ph.D. program would, she said, "there's no question about it," adding that the department's undergraduate program attracts both male and female students with courses on topics such as masculinity and "gender in all of its permutations."
Posted by prolurkr at November 10, 2005 11:50 AM
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