Membership in the Women’s Studies Faculty is open to faculty who are tenured, tenure-track, renewable term, or adjunct faculty on the Women’s and Gender Studies staff and designated faculty hired through OU’s emeritus program and is based on the following criteria:
1) Commitment to the Women’s and Gender Studies Program
2) Teaching in the area of women’s and gender studies
3) Research/publication on women’s and gender studies
4) Interdisciplinary perspective
Each candidate need not meet all criteria but should have an on-going interest in women’s and gender studies and in participating in Women’s and Gender Studies program activities. There are three types of faculty; core, core affiliate, and affiliate. The application for placement in the core affiliate and affiliate categories can be found below. Ranked renewable term faculty may serve on Committee A and may vote on all matters except tenure and promotion. Adjuncts and designated emeritus faculty may vote on all matters with the exception of tenure and promotion and may not serve on Committee A.
Voting rights: To have a vote within the program, core affiliate faculty must meet at least ONE of the following two requirements.
a. Attendance at a minimum of two faculty meetings in the previous two semesters.
b. Service on at least one committee in the previous two semesters.
Applications will be voted upon at the Women’s and Gender Studies faculty meeting following submission of materials. If you are interested in applying for membership in the core Women's Studies Faculty, please complete the WGS Faculty Application linked here.