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Nov 19 2019
Alexander Chee, author of the 2018 essay collection How to Write an Autobiographical Novel, admits he “never wanted to lift the curtain” and learn about the life of a writer. “I never wanted to know,” he says. “I was always content to only have the book.” However, he found interviewers asking if...
Nov 18 2019
Tell us a little about yourself. Where did you start your academic career, and what inspired you to pursue sociology?
Nov 11 2019
Inspired by her personal experience and the barriers she faced when she decided to start a family, Dr. Rebecca Bernert, assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, founding director of the Suicide Prevention Research Laboratory, and Clayman Institute faculty research fellow, has now...
Aug 26 2019
Stanford’s website provides prospective students and their parents with a treasure trove of information. By clicking a few links, applicants can learn about Stanford’s tuition,admission processand undergraduate programs. They also can learn about the types of financial assistance, athletic programs...
Aug 26 2019
I am writing my final note to say farewell to the Institute and hello to my new role as a Clayman Institute alumna. After 10-plus years, I am moving on.    I joined the Institute in 2008 during an economic downturn and at the end of one director’s term and the beginning of the next. And now, as...
Aug 26 2019
A number of sociologists affiliated with the Clayman Institute shared findings on gender and work, sexuality, education and feminist movements at the 114th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, held in New York City Aug. 10-13.  
Aug 26 2019
Congratulations to Clayman Institute Graduate Dissertation Fellow Taylor Orth for winning the 2019 Myra Strober Prize. Orth earned the prize for her Gender News article, “How Diversity Messaging Can Undermine Women in the Workplace,” about Faculty Research Fellow Ashley Martin’s research on “...
Aug 22 2019
On August 31, I conclude nine wonderful years serving as the Barbara D. Finberg Director of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research. Professor Adrian Daub will take over as director on September 1, and I’m confident he, along with the Institute’s strong staff, will continue to advance the...
Jun 10 2019
A new director has been announced for the Clayman Institute for Gender Research. Adrian Daub, a Stanford professor of comparative literature and German studies in the School of Humanities and Sciences, will begin his term as the Barbara D. Finberg Director on Sept. 1, 2019.
Jun 10 2019
The Clayman Institute announced the winners of this year’s Marilyn Yalom Prize and the Marjorie Lozoff Prize in May.

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