Loyola University Chicago

Women's Studies and Gender Studies

Our mission

  • To promote deeper understandings of feminist scholarship and gender theory across the humanities, social sciences, and applied professions. 
  • To provide innovative, challenging, and thoughtful approaches to teaching and learning for both students and faculty.
  • To acknowledge and honor the diversity of our human community -- especially regarding gender, race, class, and sexuality -- while working toward social justice.
  • To build and cultivate a community of scholars who are supportive of one another and who carry out our mission in daily practice.