Courses

We have compiled a list of relevant gender courses that are currently offered or have been offered in the past, both at the graduate and undergraduate level within the Elliott School of International Affairs and across GW. Additional course listings can be found via the GW Office of the Registrar hereOur apologies for the inconvenience should a course of your choosing not currently be offered.

Click Here to view the undergraduate and graduate courses currently offered in the Summer/Fall 2018 (Spring 2019 courses TBD). For questions about Academic Programs, please contact esiaacad@gwu.edu. If you wish to add a course to our listing, email geia@gwu.edu. Thank you!


Undergraduate Courses:

  • IAFF 2190 Women in Global Politics
  • IAFF 3183 Migration, Gender, and International Development
  • IAFF 3190 Women, Rights & Gender Equality
  • IAFF 3190 Women & Leadership in Africa
  • IAFF 3180 Gender and Conflict
  • IAFF 3181 Human Trafficking

Options Outside the Elliott School:

  • ANTH/WGSS 2501 Anthropology of Gender: Cross-Cultural Perspectives
  • HIST/WGSS 2380 Sexuality in U.S. History
  • PSC 2225 Women and Politics
  • WGSS 2120 Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • WGSS 3170 Gender & Space
  • WGSS 3170 India’s Diversity
  • WGSS 3470 Sexuality and the Law
  • WGSS 3820 Global Domestic Labor
  • WGSS 3881 Women, Gender, and Religion in China
  • WGSS 3981 Women in Western Religion
  • WGSS 3845 Global Women’s Prison
  • WGSS 4183 Practicum in Women’s Studies
  • WLP 4198 Women and Leadership Program

Graduate Courses:

  • IAFF 6118 Global Gender Policy
  • IAFF 6118 Research Methods in Global Gender Issues
  • IAFF 6118 Gender, War, and Peace
  • IAFF 6118 Women & Leadership in Africa
  • IAFF 6138 Gender, Disaster, and Development
  • IAFF 6138 Human Trafficking
  • IAFF 6138 Violence, Gender, and Humanitarian Assistance
  • IAFF 6138 Gender and Development
  • IAFF 6186 Roles, identities, and CVE
  • IAFF 6898 Global Gender Capstone

Gender Relevant Skills Courses (1 Credit):

  • IAFF 6503 Gender Advisor: Roles & Skills
  • IAFF 6503 Speaking Truth to Power: Advocating for Women’s Rights

Options Outside the Elliott School:

  • ANTH 6501 Gender and Sexuality
  • EDUC 6640 Gender in International Education and Development
  • LAW 6350 Domestic Violence Law
  • LAW 6392 Gender Discrimination & Law
  • LAW 6394 Sexuality and the Law
  • LAW 6570 International Human Rights for Women
  • LAW 6608 Feminist Legal Theory
  • PUBH 6399 Reproductive Health Policy
  • SOC 6273 The Sex Industry
  • WGSS 6220 Fundamentals of Feminist Theory
  • WGSS 6221 Research Issues in Women’s Studies
  • WGSS 6230 Global Feminisms
  • WGSS 6238 Feminist Ethics and Policy Implications
  • WGSS 6240 Women and Public Policy
  • WGSS 6241 Women and the Law
  • WGSS 6268 Race, Gender, and Class
  • WGSS 6270 Global Islamic Feminism
  • WGSS 6270 Women & Gender in International Perspectives
  • WGSS 6283 Practicum in Women’s Studies