Upcoming Events

Join us for the last War on Terror series event!

  • Dr. Nazia Kazi will be presenting The Legacy of the War on Terror in American Classrooms on Thursday, Feb. 16th at 9:30 am in Sykes 115

Flyer for Virtual Information


  • Wed. March 1st-How Abortion bans harm campus Mental Health, Join the conversation with Dr. Katie Rose Guest Pryal. 5:00-7:00 pm in Sykes Theater
  • Mon. March 6th-Strategies for the long haul:Organizing post Dobbs abortion decision. Conversation with Jazzmin Boyd, health educator. 6:00-7:30 pm
  • Wed. March 8th-Interfaith Perspectives on Abortion and Reproductive Rights. Conversations with Rabbi Shelley Goldman, Rev. Dr. Donna Lawrence Jones, and Ejaz A. Sabir, Esq. 4:00-5:00 pm on Zoom

Reproductive Justice Flyer


Women's & Gender Studies Faculty receive EAIDI EXCELLENCE AWARD-Martha Donkor, Liam Lair and Tabassum Ruby have received the EAIDI Excellence Award. College of Arts & Humanities Dean, Jen Bacon sent personal congratulations to our award winners in recognition of their work to advance and support diversity, equity, and inclusion in the college.

The Department would like to Congratulate Dr. Justin Sprague who has been selected to receive the 2022 Campus Diversity Award. This award honors faculty members who have made outstanding contributions to the spirit of diversity on the West Chester University Campus. Dr. Sprague will be presented with this AWARD during the December 2022 undergraduate commencement ceremonies.

The Department is very proud of Dr. Martha Donkor who has been appointed to a new part-time position in the College of Arts & Humanities as the Faculty Associate for Equity Action. As the Award letter reads: "The college created this position to engage faculty perspectives on the Campaign for Social Justice and to move that Campaign forward productively and meaningfully. Martha will serve as a liaison between the college administration and faculty and students in the college, and contribute to positive change." Dr. Donkor has the experience and broad perspective to assist the college in reaching its goals for diversity, equity, and inclusion.