The gender studies program draws faculty from many disciplines, including art, communication, foreign languages, history, literature, music, philosophy, politics, psychology, religion, and sociology. Faculty are not only dedicated to teaching but have research interests in all of these areas. They are active in professional and state organizations; they make presentations at workshops and conferences; and they publish books and journal articles.
The gender studies program is run by the Gender Studies Council which is represented by faculty across many Manchester University disciplines. The council includes: