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Congratulations to Dr. Susanne Zwingel for her new book "Translating International Women's Rights"


Dr. Zwingel’s research interests include international women’s rights norms and their translation; gender equality advocacy around the world; global governance and gender; feminist, constructivist and post-colonial IR theories; and gender and armed conflict.

CWGS welcome-back pizza party - great success!


On the Monday, September 12, 2016, the Center for Women's and Gender Studies hosted a welcome-back pizza party. Among the food and drinks was information about the center's two student organizations, WSSA and WSGSA, and their various events and initiatives aimed towards women's and gender equality taking place this 2016 fall semester. The center's director, Dr. Darici, also took the opportunity to introduce curious students to the center's academic programs and certificates.

Affiliated Faculty - Professor Caroline Simpson received the 2016 Richard H. Emmons Award


The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) has awarded FIU physics Professor Caroline Simpson, the 2016 Richard H. Emmons Award for excellence in college astronomy teaching.

Upcoming Events

CWGS "Women in Politics" Discussion

09/27/2016 11:00 AM

Join us for a panel discussion on “Women in Local Politics”. Drawing on local women’s economic and social realities, we will be examining local policies regarding women’s and gender rights as well as policy proposals for future actions. This event will draw together an exceptionally diverse group of panelists with a broad expertise in women’s, gender, and minority rights, from politicians, to local practitioners, and academics.

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