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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.

Want to learn more about the research profiles of WGST's faculty? Review our research profile document here.



Women's Well-Being Initiative 



Administrative Support Staff


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Rebecca Dobson, Program Coordinator

Responsible for business manager duties, coordination of course scheduling, managing administrative assistant and management for undergraduate and graduate programs (including GA hiring).

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Helen Long, Administrative Assistant

Responsible for HR; WGST programming and events; website and social media, newsletters and promotional materials, work-study student management, Close-Hipp office suite management.



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