Faculty Research Fellowships
Application open October 1, 2023 to March 1, 2024
Clayman Institute Faculty Research Fellows, along with our Affiliated Faculty, collaborate at bi-monthly luncheon discussions, which are scheduled during the academic year. At these luncheons, fellows report on their own gender-based research to an interdisciplinary audience of scholars.
Applications are submitted online and should include:
- A curriculum vitae of no more than 2 pages.
- A proposal of 1,000 words or less stating the purpose to which you plan to apply the funds.
Submit application materials to lgottlie [at] stanford.edu (Lea Gottlieb) starting October 1, 2023 through March 1, 2024.
Faculty Research Fellowship Details
We offer up to twelve Faculty Research Fellowships each academic year to members of the Academic Council and members of the Medical Center Line in the Stanford faculty, who are also Faculty Affiliates of the Clayman Institute. We welcome fellowship applications from scholars in all disciplines, including the humanities, social sciences, science and engineering, business, law, and medicine.
Faculty Research fellows conduct research on a wide variety of gender focused topics. Examples include:
- Londa Schiebinger: “Global review of Sex, Gender, and Diversity Analysis in Research Policies of Major Public Funding Agencies”
- Michelle Mello: "Protecting Patients in the Wake of Roe v Wade's Overturn"
- Kathryn Starkey: "Perspectives on Women's Lives in Medieval Germany"
- Pamela S. Karlan: "Election Law and Gender"
- Alexis Wells-Oghoghomeh: “The Ethics of Revenge: Enslaved Women and Poison in the American South.”
- Fatoumata Seck: "Gender, Economy, and the Social Imaginary in Senegalese Popular Culture "
- Jessica Gold: "Words Matter: Examining Gender Differences in the Language Used to Evaluate Pediatrics Residents"
- James Zou: "Finding and Reducing Gender Stereotypes in AI systems"
Please direct all questions to lgottlie [at] stanford.edu (Lea Gottlieb), Fellowship Manager.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the fellowship amount?
Each fellowship is worth up to $7,500. Up to three of the fellowships will be supported by the Iris F. Litt, M.D. Fund and are intended primarily for faculty in the medical and biological life sciences.
Can independent scholars apply?
The Clayman Institute is unable to sponsor affiliation with Stanford University; nor is the Clayman Institute able to provide office space, library cards, or administrative support to visiting scholars.
When will I be notified?
Fellowship awards will be announced in April/May.
Is travel allowed?
We request that you regularly attend the Stanford Faculty Research Fellowship lunch seminars. Please arrange your travel so that it does not significantly impact on your attendance at these interdisciplinary luncheon discussions.
Am I eligible?
Members of the Academic Council and members of the Medical Center Line in the Stanford faculty, who are also Faculty Affiliates of the Clayman Institute, are eligible. All disciplines and fields of research are eligible.