News at IRWG

From substance abuse and dating aggression among young people, to digital literacy and global health, IRWG researchers contribute to public understanding and policies related to women, gender and sexuality.

Learn more by reading some of the latest headlines in gender research.



Research News Summary
photo of Sara McClelland Uncovering Racist and Sexist Stereotypes in Social Science Research

“Surveys used in public opinion research often contain meanings and assumptions that remain out of sight of the researchers who rely on them.” Prof. Sara McClelland was recently awarded a three-year grant from Indiana University to assess the presence of negative stereotypes in research about abortion.

photo of Katharine McCabe Drug Tests and Pregnant Patients: Investigating the Intersections of Law and Health

Profile of Dr. Katharine McCabe's research on the intersections of law, policy, and reproductive health.

photo of Tuğçe Kayaal How I Spent My Summer at IRWG

Reflections from Tuğçe Kayaal on her summer work as a graduate student research assistant at IRWG.

Blue square with Mcubed and IRWG logos. Research Incentive Awards Updates from IRWG-Mcubed Research Incentive Grants

Summer updates from faculty cubes awarded additional funding to incorporate gender into research projects

photo of college library with quote ""...we need to radically reshape the culture of higher education...from a culture of compliance to a culture of respect." - Lilia Cortina, PhD Calling for a Radical Redesign of Antiharassment Efforts in Higher Ed

An opinion piece in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science calls on colleges and universities to demonstrate “institutional courage” and take immediate, evidence-based steps toward addressing sexual harassment on campus.

UROP Poster Award

Congratulations to LSA student Lauren Doyle for earning a Blue Ribbon award for her outstanding poster and presentation during the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program virtual symposium!

blue square with grad cap and "#MGoGrad: 2020" Congrats, Grads!

We are celebrating our two IRWG student employees, Serena and Stephanie, who are graduating this weekend! 

photo and text: "Lane Hall Gallery Online Exhibit" Online exhibit: NYC's Vanished Cafeterias

The Lane Hall Gallery's current exhibit is now available to view online!