Sexuality Studies Courses

New courses are offered every semester. Click here for a list of current and upcoming classes.

Past course options have included:

Required Intro Course

  • SST 301. Introduction to Sexuality Studies. (rotating faculty). Usually taught during the Spring semester.


  • Anthropology 472/572. Language, Gender, & the Body. (Robin Conley Riner)
  • Classics 320. Love & Friendship in Ancient Greek & Roman Literature. (Christina Franzen)
  • Classics 471. Ancient Sexuality. (Del Chrol)
  • Classics 473. The Body, Sex, and Violence in Rome. (Christina Franzen)
  • English 242. Women Writers. Note: Only sections taught by Hilary Brewster
  • English 442. Gender and Sexuality in Film. (Walter Squire)
  • History 407. History of Sexuality in the US. (Greta Rensenbrink)
  • History 408. History of LGBT Peoples. (Greta Rensenbrink)
  • Japanese 403, Japanese Film in English. (Zelideth Rivas)
  • Philosophy 330. Philosophy of Sex. (Jeffrey Powell)
  • Philosophy 340. Philosophy of Sexual Orientation and Gender. (Jeremy Barris)
  • Philosophy 392/Religious Studies 392: Seminar: Sex, Nietzsche, and God (Jeff Powell and Rosa Ross)
  • Psychology 330. Human Sexual Behavior. (Marianna Footo-Linz, Keith Beard)
  • Psychology 465. Love, Intimacy and Attachment. (Keelon Hinton)
  • Religious Studies 321: The Protest-ant Faith (Rosa Ross)

Past Special Topics Courses

  • Classics 48X. Incest and Murder. Dr. Christina Franzen (Spring 2018, Fall 2019)
  • English 48X. Sexuality and the Beats. Dr. Alan Gravano (Spring 2013)
  • Honors 48X. 1920s Women and Screen Idol Rudolph Valentino. Dr. Charles Lloyd (Spring 2015, Fall 2016)
  • Honors 48X. 1920s Popular Culture. Dr. Charles Lloyd (Fall 2017, Fall 2020)
  • Political Science 48X. SpTp:Politics of Gender and Sexuality. (Shawn Schulenberg)
  • Sociology 48X. Sexualizing the Body. Dr. Maggie Stone (Fall 2015, Fall 2016)
  • Sociology 48X. Sociology of LGBT Culture. Okey Napier, Jami Hughes (Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016)
  • Sociology 48X. Global Human Traffficking. Dr. Maggie Stone (Fall 2017)

Contact Us

Please email any questions or suggestions to Alternatively, you may contact:

Director, Dr. Hilary Brewster

Assistant Director, Dr. Rachel Danford