Courses Offered

  • Family, Sexuality, and Human Rights
    WGST/ANTH/SOC 451 (next offered: Winter 2020)
  • LGBTQ Religious Experience
    WGST/RELS/SOC 388 (next offered: Winter 2020)
  • Sexualities, Genders, and Bodies
    WGST/SOC/HUM 366 (next offered: Summer 2019 & Fall 2019)
  • Intro to Women’s & Gender Studies
    WGST/ANTH/HUM/PSYC/SOC 303 (next offered: Fall 2019)
  • Social Struggle and Social Change
    SOC 302 (next offered: Winter 2020)

Independent Research Supervised

  • Asexuality and ace spectrum identities (summer 2019)
  • Queer studies reading group (fall 2018)
  • Applying principles of nonviolent communication to sex and intimacy (fall 2017)
  • Transmen’s experiences coming out to parents (fall 2016)
  • Critical disability studies (fall 2016)
  • Representations of transwomen in the media (summer 2016)
  • Black lesbian cultural production (summer 2015)
  • Queer Middle Eastern identity and community formations (winter 2015)
  • Counseling LGBTQ+ college and university students (winter 2015)

An independent study is an opportunity to work one-on-one with a professor to complete a project or learn more about a specific topic of interest to you. Click here to view the University of Michigan-Dearborn independent study contract. Instructions for adding an independent study are provided on p. 2.

LGBTQ Studies Certificate Program

Read more about the certificate here: https://umdearborn.edu/casl/undergraduate-programs/certificates/lgbtq-studies-certificate