Women's Studies


Department Chair:
Vicky Bollenbacher, Ph.D.
Westview 259
(970) 339-6314


The field of Women's Studies (or Gender Studies) analyzes and interprets historical and contemporary understandings of gender in the social and political world, using feminist theory and methods.

Expertise in women’s issues is valued by many employers.  Students of Women’s Studies acquire analytical skills and communication abilities, which make them ideal candidates for careers in:

  • Public Interest
  • Human Resources
  • Business
  • Government
  • Social Services
  • Community Development
  • Management