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The Clayman Institute for Gender Research began in 1974 as the first of its kind and remains at the 
cutting edge of gender research.

The Institute empowers students and scholars in three key ways. We conduct and invest in intersectional gender research; mentor students through fellowships and internships; and inspire, translate, and amplify gender scholarship. More about us

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New white paper: Assessing the impact of NDAs and forced arbitration

The Clayman Institute and Lift Our Voices collaborated to show the lasting impact of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) on the lives of survivors of workplace sexual harassment and discrimination. Our research points to the need for a wider conversation and examination of NDAs in the workplace. 

The attacks on DEI

In this Clayman Conversations event, panelists analyzed the current flurry of anti-DEI legislation and situated it within a long history of moral panics and racial backlash. Featuring  Jamelle Bouie (pictured), Hakeem Jefferson, and Moira Weigel.

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upRising: special 50th issue

The new edition of upRising magazine celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Institute’s founding. In addition to research insights, events, and fellows news, this issue has a special focus on the origins, growth, and continuing evolution of the Institute as well as the remarkable directors who have led the way. 

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50 years of gender research; 60-plus podcast episodes; 5200 Gender News subscribers; 17 fellowship opportunities; 280-plus fellows supported
At a moment of intense global crisis, the Clayman Institute offers an ideal model of an inclusive, diverse, and generative environment that should be the standard in academia.
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Marci Kwon, Art and Art History
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