faculty research

Rethinking exercise: Replace punishing workouts with movement that makes you happy

by Jared Wadley, U-M News Service, May 23, 2017

Many women start fitness programs to lose weight, and when they don't, they feel like failures and stop exercising.

Call for Proposals: Joan Schafer Research Faculty Award in Sport, Fitness, and Disability

Call for Proposals: Joan Schafer Research Faculty Award in Sport, Fitness, and Disability

U-M Faculty Serve on National Committee to Study Sexual Harassment in the Academy

Three faculty members are serving on a committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to study the impact of sexual harassment in academia on the career advancement of women in the scientific, technical, and medical workforce. 

IRWG Associate Director to Study the ACA’s Ban on Sex Discrimination in Health Care

Professor Anna Kirkland has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct the first-ever empirical study on the Affordable Care Act’s sex discrimination ban.

Bringing Vaccines to Court

IRWG associate director Anna Kirkland was featured on WNYC's Brian Lehrer to discuss her book on the vaccine injury court.

Racialized Sexual Harassment: Living at the Intersections of Race, Gender, and Victimization

Dr. NiCole Buchanan reviews the research on workplace harassment and the ways in which women of color are uniquely targeted.

The Women's March: Notes from the Field

Professor Michael Heaney presents preliminary findings from his research at the Women’s March on Washington.