The Graduate Program in Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies offers a Certificate in Feminist Studies for students enrolled in graduate PhD programs at Duke. We do not currently offer a terminal graduate degree (PhD).
The Certificate in Feminist Studies provides advanced training in feminist scholarship, particularly in queer and feminist analysis, and prepares them for academic careers and alt-academic, post-PhD paths. The certificate program is a robust graduate program, offering students the following:
Students in Duke's Divinity School are encouraged to look into the Certificate Program in Gender, Sexuality, Theology, and Ministry.
In addition to the certificate, the program sponsors a year long, non-credit interdisciplinary research seminar for all graduate students. Known as the Graduate Scholars Colloquium, this seminar meets monthly for dinner and discussion, and is led by two student leaders. You do not need to be enrolled in the Certificate Program to participate in the Graduate Scholars Colloquium.
For additional information (including the application for the certificate program) please contact Director of Graduate Studies.
Individuals interested in graduate work at Duke University for degree purposes must be formally admitted by The Graduate School. The Graduate School welcomes applications from students who have completed a bachelor's degree. For more information, visit the Graduate School's admissions site.