faculty funding

Announcing 2017-18 Feminist Research Seminars

IRWG will host three feminist research seminars in 2017-18.

First Joan Schafer Research Faculty Award in Sport, Fitness, and Disability

New research grant awarded to Petra Kuppers for project studying disability access in water-based movement programs.

Holly Hughes's Book Nominated for Lambda Literary Award

Memories of the Revolution: The First Ten Years of the WOW Cafe, co-edited by Holly Hughes (Art & Design, Theatre, Women's Studies) is a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award.

New Research Grant from IRWG and SHARP Announced

Now accepting proposals for the Joan Schafer Research Faculty Award in Sport, Fitness, and Disability, which supports projects investigating how living with a physical challenge influences access to and participation in sport and physical activity. 

Prices and Personhood: Gender, Race, and the Social History of Risk-Based Pricing

Greta R. Krippner's research explores the persistance of gender-based pricing in insurance markets. Krippner received an IRWG Faculty Seed Grant in Winter 2014.

Dynamic Patterns of Relationship Violence Among Young Women

Yasamin Kusunoki’s research gives insight into patterns of intimate partner violence experienced by young women. Kusonoki received an IRWG Faculty Seed Grant in Fall 2013.