Women's and Gender Studies Concentration
Ph.D. in Sociology
(Ph.D. in Sociology)
Virginia Tech Blacksburg Campus
The Department of Sociology is home to Women’s and Gender Studies, an interdisciplinary program with faculty expertise in a variety of areas, including inequalities of gender, race, class, age, and sexuality; bodies and technology; Black Feminisms; Transnational Feminisms; women’s activism; gender and environment; Sociology of sport; popular culture; violence against women; and girls’ empowerment in India. Students completing the PhD in Sociology have the opportunity to complete a graduate certificate and/or concentration in Women’s and Gender Studies alongside their doctoral degree. Students who pursue this concentration will learn to critically assess how gender, race, class, and sexuality shape our society and our experiences within it.
The Department of Sociology has a limited number of graduate assistantships and fellowships available for students applying for full time study on the Blacksburg Campus. Entering students can apply for such funding as part of their admissions application. No separate application required.
- *Fall: April 15
- *Fall: April 1
*Deadline for admission with full consideration for funding: January 15
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