Studying Gender & Sexuality Studies at Kenyon

The Department of Gender & Sexuality Studies examines the social construction of gender. Drawing on courses in fields such as anthropology, English, history, political science, psychology and religious studies, students use a transnational and intersectional approach to investigating gender. Students examine such topics as the lives and works of women and the experiences of gays and lesbians — areas of inquiry that have long been underrepresented in academic studies.

Faculty Spotlight

Jessica Pruett joined the Kenyon faculty in 2023. Her areas of expertise include queer and feminist social movements, intersectional feminist theory and cultural studies. Her current focus is an analysis of the effect of political conflict on lesbian feminist communities in the 1970s.

Phone Number
Oden Hall
Kenyon College
Gambier, Ohio 43022