Event Information

Date & Time
June 3, 2010 -
9:00am to 1:00pm
The Clayman Institute
589 Capistrano Way
94305 Stanford , CA
California US

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Graduate Dissertation Fellows' Research Showcase


The Graduate Dissertation Fellows Program at the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research supports students who are in the writing stages of their dissertations, and whose research focuses on women and/or gender. Graduate Dissertation Fellows meet regularly to share their work and to discuss gender scholarship and professional development. In this final meeting of the year, the seven Graduate Dissertation Fellows will each present their work to the Clayman and Stanford communities. The Research Showcase will be chaired by Professor Christine Min Wotipka, Iris F, Litt, M.D., Director, Graduate Dissertation Fellows Program. Free and open to all. 9:00am Ramah McKay (Anthropology)“Making Medical Welfare in Mozambique”9:30am Yeon Jung Yu (Anthropology)“Public Health Epistemology and Sex Workers”10:00am Break10:15am Emily Fitzgibbons Shafer (Sociology)“Why Hillary Rodham became Hillary Clinton: The Consequences ofWomen's Last Name Choice in Marriage”10:45am Adrianne Vasey (Medicine/Blood and Marrow Transplantation)“Dual‐Career Academic Couples”11:15am Kiri Heel (Music)“Uncovering Germaine Tailleferre and Hélène Perdriat’s BalletLe Marchand d’oiseaux (The Bird Merchand, 1923)”11:45am Break12:00pm Alessandra Voena (Economics)“Yours Mine and Ours: Do Divorce Laws Influence the IntertemporalBehavior of Married Couples?”12:30pm Gabriela Calderon (Economics)“Financial Literacy and Development: Evidence from a RandomizedControlled Trial in Rural Mexico” Chaired by Prof. Christine Min Wotipka, Iris F. Lii, M.D., Director, Graduate DissertaYon Fellows Program