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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Geography: Gender and Women's Studies

Offered by: Geography     Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Program Requirements

The Doctor of Philosophy in Geography; Gender and Women's Studies is a research-based program that focuses on interdisciplinary gender and women’s studies and issues in feminist research and methods. The thesis must be on a topic that relates to both gender and women’s studies and geography.

Thesis

A thesis for the doctoral degree must constitute original scholarship and must be a distinct contribution to knowledge. It must show familiarity with previous work in the field and must demonstrate ability to plan and carry out research, organize results, and defend the approach and conclusions in a scholarly manner. The research presented must meet current standards of the discipline; as well, the thesis must clearly demonstrate how the research advances knowledge in the field. Finally, the thesis must be written in compliance with norms for academic and scholarly expression and for publication in the public domain.

Required Courses

  • GEOG 631 Methods of Geographical Research (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Geography : General research seminar in human and physical geography.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: McKenzie, Grant; le Polain de Waroux, Yann (Fall) McKenzie, Grant; le Polain de Waroux, Yann (Winter)

  • GEOG 700 Comprehensive Examination 1

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Geography : An examination that must be passed by all doctoral candidates in order to continue in the doctoral program.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • GEOG 701 Comprehensive Examination 2

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Geography : An examination that must be passed by all doctoral candidates in order to continue in the doctoral program.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • GEOG 702 Comprehensive Examination 3

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Geography : An examination that must be passed by all doctoral candidates in order to continue in the doctoral program.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • WMST 601 Feminist Theories and Methods (3 credits)

    Offered by: Inst for Gender, Sex & Fem St (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Women's Studies : Examination of feminist theories and research methods from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Ketchum, Alexandra (Fall)

  • WMST 602 Feminist Research Symposium (3 credits)

    Offered by: Inst for Gender, Sex & Fem St (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Women's Studies : Discussion and development of participants' research in gender and women's studies.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: WMST 601.

    • Restriction: Must be enrolled in the Option in Gender and Women's Studies.

Complementary Courses

Two substantive courses.

One of these two courses must be taken within the Department of Geography at the 500 level or above; one of the two courses must be on gender/women's issues at the 500, 600, or 700 level.

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