MSA Programs

There are no formal programs that grant graduate degrees in Men’s Studies anywhere in the US. It makes sense for students to put effort into foundational work first in a discipline such as sociology, psychology, history, literature, etc. and/or the...

MSA Meetings

The MSA has held annual meetings in conjunction with the NOMAS Men and Masculinity conferences since 1989. The annual meetings have provided a place where men’s studies scholars, students, teachers, and activists can share their current work. Our intention in...

The Men’s Studies Association

The Men’s Studies Association is an association of scholars with an interest in the interdisciplinary field of men’s studies. Our membership includes some of the pioneers of this field (e.g., Robert Brannon, Michael Kimmel, Joseph Pleck) as well as many...

History of the Men’s Studies Association

The Men’s Studies Association (MSA) was founded in 1982. This interdisciplinary division of the National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS) serves to link together a diverse group of scholars, students, teachers, practitioners, and others who study...