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Dec 13 2021
Have you ever spoken up for yourself when someone was treating you unfairly (or worse) to hear your offender Deny your claim, Attack your credibility instead and Reverse the Victim and Offender roles? Well, it turns out you have been DARVOed, and you are not alone.   
Nov 16 2021
Why have anti-abortion movements been so successful? How did we get here and where are we going? For Jennifer Holland and Melissa Murray, understanding the history of this movement and the legal terrain of the abortion battle is essential for activists, scholars and policy makers who are on the...
Nov 8 2021
Take two, apparently isolated incidents. First, a male employee scoffs after a female colleague tells him that he frequently stands close to her and touches her arm. She asks him to stop because it makes her uncomfortable. “I’m just trying to be friendly,” he says. Second, a university student...
Oct 21 2021
Passionate work in art history. Research that helps us “rethink policy implications of private and public child-care.” A layperson’s retelling of gender and racial bias in AI. Each a description of a graduate student’s scholarship or writing, and each a 2021 graduate student prize winner of the...
Oct 21 2021
Fatima Suarez joined the Clayman Institute as postdoctoral fellow in September 2021. She graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 2021 with a PhD in sociology. She received her master’s degree in sociology, with merit, from the London School of Economics and Political Science...
Sep 15 2021
This summer, in addition to conducting their own gender research, our Susan Heck Summer Interns participated in a weekly class called Gender 101, led by Clayman Institute Postdoctoral Fellow Lin Li. As one of their exercises in class earlier in the summer, the participants discussed some well-known...
Sep 15 2021
Susan Heck, one of the founders of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research and former Clayman Institute Advisory Council member, had a keen interest in two particular issues. One was the importance of including undergraduates in the Institute’s work and providing them with mentorship. The other...
Sep 15 2021
​​​As part of the Clayman Institute’s focus on gender and the pandemic, Margot Bellon joined the Institute as a researcher this summer.
Aug 26 2021
"As someone who works primarily with fiction and narratives in general, I'm interested in how sutura materializes on the page beyond just seeing the word written in a speech bubble," states Fatoumata Seck, a literary scholar and assistant professor of French. In June 2021, Seck presented material...
Aug 23 2021
Roanne Kantor, an assistant professor in English, noticed an interesting relationship between gender and cleanliness when she first went to India in 2013. In a recent talk for the Clayman Institute Faculty Research Fellows program titled “The Gender of Clean: Patriarchy, Art, and the Swachh Bharat...


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