News & Updates

Congratulations to WGS Major, Toni Eby!

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Toni Eby just had a short piece published in Open Democracy! Toni is transfer student who joined the Women and Gender Studies Department in Spring 2017. We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge their hard work. If you would like to read the article, please take a look at the following link:



Congratulations to Alumna, Monica James!

Friday, November 03, 2017

Congratulations to WGS alumna, Monica James, whose book _Invisible Libraries_ was published in India and is a finalist for the Jan Michalski award! Monica graduated from the Department of Women and Gender Studies in Spring 2016. 


Announcing New Faculty Member: Fall 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

We are excited to announce that our department will have a new full-time faculty member beginning 2017-2018. Please be sure to welcome Chris Hanssmann in August and look for his classes next year. In the meantime, you can learn more about his research at:


Food Pantry now open

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

SFSU now has a food pantry for students. 

Associated Students Food Pantry is now OPEN at the Event Center / The Annex. This service is offered every Monday to all SFSU students. For more information you can email the staff of AS Productions at:

You may register to receive this service:


Thursday, April 13, 2017

The Women and Gender Studies Department wants to give a huge congratulations to Sharron Watts and Sofia Cardenas ( for receiving the SF State Student Award for Excellence in Community Engagment, and to Swetha Pottam for being published in the Sutro Review!