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Department of Women’s and Gender Studies

Our People

Our core faculty are an accomplished and diverse group of instructors united under the common goal of spotlighting social justice issues relating to women, gender and sexuality. Affiliate faculty members support the interdisciplinary approach of the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies.

If you are a University of South Carolina faculty member whose research and teaching intersect with Women's and Gender Studies, please fill out our online application form [doc]. Learn more about the Women's and Gender Studies Department's current affiliates on our Affiliate Faculty page.

Explore our faculty directory for the full list of program instructors.



Women's Well-Being Initiative 



Administrative Support Staff


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Rebecca Dobson, Administrative Assistant

Faculty travel authorizations and reimbursements, website and social media posts and updates, newsletters and promotional materials creation, work-study student management, Close-Hipp office suite management, supplies and equipment purchasing, faculty professional development and awards payments and reimbursements, minutes and agenda for WGST meetings, and coordination of WGST programming and events.



Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.