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Since 1974, the Clayman Institute for Gender Research has been committed to making the future feminist.

The Institute empowers students and scholars in three key ways:

  • Conduct and invest in intersectional gender research
  • Mentor students through fellowships and internships
  • Inspire, translate and amplify gender scholarship

What's New

Faculty Fellow Researches Barriers for Pregnant Women in Academic Medicine

Rooted in her conviction—backed by many studies—of the value and importance of diversity in medicine, Dr. Rebecca Bernert is determined to identify and understand the barriers that women still face in current times.

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Senior Scholar and Former Director Marilyn Yalom

Clayman Institute mourns an inspiring female intellectual who left an indelible mark on her field as she explored thought-provoking subjects that once went unexamined.
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Video Available for Whisper Networks Event

In the first Clayman Conversations event, journalists Moira Donegan and Evette Dionne, in conversation with Director Adrian Daub, examined sexual predators and rumor, family secrets, celebrity and more.
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Author Alexander Chee on Writing and Activism

Director Adrian Daub in conversation with the writer and professor about his years of AIDS Activism in San Francisco and his essay collection, “How to Write an Autobiographical Novel”

45 Years of Gender Research

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Breaking the Culture of Sexual Assault

In a two-year symposium, the Institute launched a series of talks and discussions to address multiple facets of sexual violence in order to create best practices and novel solutions. Featuring events with Kimberlé Crenshaw (pictured) and Zerlina Maxwell.
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Gender Equality in 2019

In this May 2019 symposium, panelists take on gender equality today, what progress has been made in the last two decades, and what barriers prevent additional change. Featuring Erin Cech, Shelley Correll, David Pedulla and Adina Sterling (pictured).

Media Mentions

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Women’s Choices: A Model ‘Redesign Of Life’

Former Director
Dec 7 2019
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Feminist author, academic and historian Marilyn Yalom

Senior Scholar and Former Director
Dec 6 2019

Marilyn Yalom, Feminist Author and Historian, Is Dead at 87

Senior Scholar and Former Director
Nov 27 2019

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