What are the impacts of global politics on gender, and how has ‘gender’ (as a policy and goal) influenced global politics? These are the two central questions of this course. This course is designed for students to think both conceptually and practically about the implementation of gender norms, concepts, and frameworks in global policy. As such, this course applies feminist principles and theories to critically examine policy and governance issues. The aim is to introduce students to the varying ways that gendered norms and concepts have shaped policy responses to issues in global governance. Students can expect an historical and theoretical overview of how global policy is formed, the primary institutions involved in global governance and policy formation, and how to analyze global policy through feminist and gender frameworks. These concepts are then applied to contemporary issues of global policy, including: conflict-related sexual violence, violence against women and girls, international development programming, fiscal policy and migration.