Northern Illinois University Women's Studies Program

Reavis Hall 103, Dekalb, IL, 60115

Phone: (815) 753-1038 | Fax: (815) 753-1074
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Principal Staff:

Kristen Myers, Director/Associate Professor
Diana Swanson, Associate Pofessor

Type of Organization: National Policy/Research/Education
Founded: 1981

Mission Statement:
Northern Illinois University's Women's Studies Program is an interdisciplinary academic program housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.  As an interdisciplinary program, we offer courses which: focus on women's experience in the analysis of human culture; examine the contributions and status of women in society; explore the meaning of gender in our lives; and, investigate the impact of race, ethnicity, age, social class, sexual orientation, ability, and other factors on women's experiences.

Subject Expertise:
Public policy and women’s studies

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