IRWG catalyzes and supports gender research across the University of Michigan through meaningful relationships and collaborations.

Get to know our faculty leadership, admin staff, and researchers below.

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IRWG Interim Director; Associate Professor, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies
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Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education, Professor of Global Public Health; SOAR Co-Director & Research Director
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Program Director for Faculty Research Development
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Business Administrator
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SOAR Education Director; Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies; Faculty Associate of Latina/o Studies Program
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SOAR Graduate & Undergraduate Peer Mentor Coordinator; PhD Student, Health Behavior & Health Education, School of Public Health

IRWG Affiliates

Become an Affiliate

There are over 220 IRWG affiliates from more than 80 different departments at the University of Michigan who make up a core group for creating collaborations, meeting like-minded scholars, and participating in planning sessions and brainstorming to build ambitious research projects. Gender may be the primary focus of their work, or it may be just one part among many.

Learn more about becoming an affiliate here.

Find Scholars

  • Browse our database of IRWG affiliates by name, department or research tag.
  • Visit the Michigan Experts website to explore profiles of all faculty at the University of Michigan, where you’ll find publications, social media activity, and potential collaborators.