Women's Studies

The Women’s Studies Department provides an interdisciplinary and transnational analysis of the historical, theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of women and gender. Innovative teaching and collaborative research experiences help students analyze social and cultural differences, transform their understanding of traditional areas of study, and develop their ability to interact with the world in personal and intellectual ways.

Jessica Moulite ’14, an intern at CBS News, received funding from the Career Center so she could explore a career in broadcast media.
Jessica Moulite ’14 explored a career in broadcast media as an intern at CBS News.

A student’s growth: knowledge to navigate the world

Jessica Moulite ’14 is poised to graduate from Hamilton College with a pocketful of experiences with which to pursue a broadcast journalism career. The experiences include two NBC News internships, a public speaking prize, study abroad in Spain, work as a peer tutor in the College's Oral Communication Center and as a peer advisor in the Career Center. She majored in women’s studies and communication.

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Danielle Burby '12
Danielle Burby ’12

A graduate’s progress: words are her weapon of choice

Danielle Burby ’12 is a playwright who double-majored in creative writing and women’s studies at Hamilton College. Women’s studies fueled her writing, opened her eyes to injustice and instilled in her a desire for action. “Words are my weapon of choice and inequality (whether gender, race, class or sexuality-based) is my topic of choice,” Burby says.

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