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.

photo of Lilia Cortina
IRWG Executive Committee (ex officio); Interim Chair, Women's and Gender Studies, Professor of Psychology, and Management & Organizations
IRWG Executive Committee; Associate Vice President - Health Sciences, UMOR; Marilyn Fisher Blanch Research Professor of Pediatrics; Assistant Dean for Research Faculty; Professor of Pediatrics, Medical School; Professor of Health Management/Policy
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IRWG Executive Committee; Postdoctoral Research Fellow, History and American Culture LSA History
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IRWG Executive Committee, Assistant Professor, Nursing
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IRWG Executive Committee; Professor, Afroamerican and African Studies; Director, African Studies Center
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IRWG Executive Committee, Assistant Professor Film, Television and Media

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.