People

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.

Meet our more affiliates on the IRWG Affiliates page.

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Program Director, Consortium for Gender Responsive Prisoner Healthcare
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Program Director, Lesbian-Gay-Queer Research Initiative; IRWG Executive Committee; Professor of Women's & Gender Studies, Music, and American Culture
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Program Director, Colonialism, Race, and Sexualities Initiative; Associate Professor of Women's Studies and English Language and Literature, LSA
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Research Administrator Senior
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IRWG Executive Committee, Director of Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum
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IRWG Executive Committee; Associate Professor, Germanic Languages & Literatures, and History

IRWG Affiliates

Become an Affiliate

There are over 250 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.