The Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Rice University fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching that addresses women, gender, and sexuality. The Center’s programs support scholarly work, innovative teaching in graduate and undergraduate education, and research partnerships with institutions and community organizations. The Center’s goal is to make a better world by promoting critical knowledge and relationships with communities that extend our understanding of the lives of women, the history and politics of sexuality, and gender as a key influence on the quality of life.