Gender and Public Policy (GPP)

Gender and Public Policy Curriculum

The Gender and Public Policy specialization seeks to integrate theory and practice.Students are strongly encouraged to participate in workshops, skills-building exercises and Capstone projects that specifically examine gender relations.

Gender & Public Policy Audit Form 2017-18.pdf

Yasmine Ergas, Lecturer in the Discipline of International and Public Affairs; Director of Gender and Public Policy Specialization


Dale Buscher, Adjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs

Lisa Davis, Visiting Professor of International and Public Affairs (part-time)

Michelle Greene, Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs

Kristy Kelly, Adjunct Assistant Professor in International and Public Affairs

Sarah Kovner, Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs

Eugenia McGill, Lecturer in Discipline of International and Public Affairs

Jessica Stern, Adjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs

Maxine Weisgrau, Adjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs

 

Students must complete a total of 9 points. Please select one 3-point course from the list of Core Courses. The remaining 6-points can be any Core Course or Pre-Approved Elective as indicated on the GPPS audit form. Other courses may be taken subject to the director’s approval. Please note that approval will depend on the inclusion of policy perspectives in work done for the course.

Core Courses

Select at least one of the following:

Points
INAF U6143Gender, Globalization and Human Rights3
INAF U6363On Gender & Violence: Understanding the Female Fighter1
INAF U6366Gender, Inequality and Class: Changing Global Structures1.5
INAF U6368Women and Globalization1.5
INAF U6371Globalizing Reproduction: Care, Childbearing and Gender in International Perspective1.5
INAF U6372Policy and Women's Leadership1.5
INAF U6373Gender Policy Practicum1.5
INAF U6374Mainstreaming Gender in Global Affairs3
INAF U6375Gender and Livelihoods: From Displacement to Early Recovery3
INAF U6376LGBT Rights Internationally: Contemporary Issues and Fundamental Principles1.5
INAF U6381Gender & Armed Conflict: Contemporary Theory and Practice for Advocates3
INAF U8785Gender, Politics, and Development3
REGN U6639Gender and Development in Southeast Asia3

Electives

In addition to core courses above, students may take courses from the pre-approved list indicated below. Other courses may be taken subject to the director’s approval. Please note that approval will depend on the inclusion of policy perspectives in work done for the course. Pre-approved electives include courses offered at SIPA as well as through: 

Cross registration may require instructor approval. 

Points
SIPA
INAF U6173Migration and Human Development3
Teachers College
C&T 4032Gender Difference & Curriculum2-3
CCPJ 4030Reconsidering Gender: The Transgender Experience3
ITSF 5008 Gender, Education & International Development3
Law School
LAW L6252 Family Law3
LAW L6506Gender Justice3
School of Public Health
SOSC P8709Seminar: Sexuality, Gender, Health & Human Rights3
HPMN P8578Money, Politics & Law: Public Health & Abortion1.5
POPF P8610SRH and HIV/AIDS: Clinical, Policy, and Program Perspectives3
POPF P8260Protection of Children in Disaster and War3
POPF P8615Current Issues in Sexual Health3
POPF P8639Gender-based Violence in Complex Emergencies1.5
POPF P8643Maternal and Child Health in International Primary Health Care3
POPF P8645Environmental Justice Advocacy3
POPF P8665Global Perspectives on Reproductive Health3
POPF P8671Globalization of Motherhood1.5
POPF P8672Beyond Choice:Emerging Complexities in Reproductive1.5
POPF P8673Reproductive Health in Crisis 1.5
POPF P8675 Health Systems Approach to Maternal Mortality3
POPF P8694Key Issues in Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health1.5
POPF P8736 Theories & Perspectives on Sexuality and Health3
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
HRTS G4400Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Human Rights3
HRTS GR5404Human Rights of Women3
WMST GU4000Genealogies of Feminism4
WMST GR6001Theoretical Paradigms of Feminist Scholarship4
ECON GU4480Gender and Applied Economics3
School of Professional Studies
SUMA PS4490Women in Cities: Integrating Needs, Rights, Access and Opportunity into Sustainable Urban Design, Planning and Management3
Other (requires approval)