The Multicultural Study of Trauma Recovery (MiStory) is an international research consortium working to understand how context, culture, the self, gender, and trauma recovery intersect. Directed by Professor Denise Saint Arnault with funding in part from IRWG seed grants, the collaborative currently has 30 members from 13 countries across several continents, and continues to grow.
“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.
Profile of Dr. Katharine McCabe's research on the intersections of law, policy, and reproductive health.
Summer updates from faculty cubes awarded additional funding to incorporate gender into research projects
Two-part workshop for faculty, with grant writing best practices, techniques, and brief feedback on your proposal Specific Aims/Project Objectives.
In 2015, Dr. Cheryl Moyer received IRWG funding to conduct a pilot study exploring the shift from surgical to self-induced medical abortion in two fishing villages in urban Accra, Ghana. Data from the project have been presented at several national and international meetings, and two manuscripts have been published or submitted for publication.
Panel discussion of Dr. William Lopez's recent book about a daylong act of collaborative immigration enforcement in Washtenaw County, and its rippling effects on families and communities.
Panel discussion of “Ovidian Transversions: ‘Iphis and Ianthe’, 1300-1650,” Edited by Valerie Traub, Patricia Badir, Peggy McCracken. As a whole, the volume addresses gender and transgender, sexuality and gallantry, anatomy and alchemy, fable and history, youth and pedagogy, language and climate change.
Interweaving the narratives of multiple family members, including parents and siblings of her queer and trans informants, Amy Brainer analyzes the strategies that families use to navigate their internal differences. In Queer Kinship and Family Change in Taiwan, Brainer looks across generational cohorts for clues about how larger social, cultural, and political shifts have materialized in people’s everyday lives.