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May 24 2017
The 2017 recipients of the Lozoff and Yalom prizes have been announced by the Clayman Institute for Gender Research.
nairobi youth
May 24 2017
How are sexual assault and sexual violence localized social problems? How do cultural and community specificities shape efforts to eradicate sexual assault? What are the similarities across cultural contexts? What types of research and collaborations may help us understand the universality of the...
May 17 2017
What sociologist Arlie Hochschild called women’s “emotion work”—“the management of feeling to create a publicly observable facial and bodily display”—is a permanent feature in society, largely resulting from industrialization. But its form changes with respect to the shifting socio-economic...
Apr 17 2017
Editor's Note: On April 25th, 2017, we celebrate the publication of Clayman Institute Associate Director Alison Dahl Crossley's book, Finding Feminism: Millennial Activists and the Unfinished Gender Revolution, by NYU Press. Here is a sneak peek of her work—an excerpt from Finding Feminism—before...
Shelley Correll speaks to students
Apr 10 2017
Women in the United States remain underrepresented in positions of leadership. Currently, women comprise only 5.8% of CEOs and 20.2% of directors on the boards of Fortune 500 companies.
JoAnne Wehner presents at BBS
Mar 27 2017
Bias in the workplace is pernicious because it operates in ways that people cannot see. Because it is so difficult to identify and diagnose, managers are oftentimes unable to pinpoint whether and how bias manifests in their own workplace. Furthermore, without compelling evidence, those who firmly...
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Mar 24 2017
Commitment to diversity does much more than benefit an organization's image. In fact, research suggests that organizations with more diversity have higher levels of innovation. For example, authors of one recent study found that businesses with more diverse leaders were more likely to report that...
women's strike from 1970
Mar 20 2017
After five million people around the world marched in January to advocate women’s rights and protest the new Trump administration, the Women’s March organizers called for the support of a global women’s strike on March 8, called “A Day Without a Woman,” in celebration of International Women’s Day
Shelley Correll and Sapna Cheryan
Mar 10 2017
A recent forum organized by the Center for the Advanced Study of the Behavioral Sciences took an innovative view of barriers to women’s advancement in tech. Two professors with long-standing research projects in the field, Shelley Correll and Sapna Cheryan, explored the role that stereotypes play...
women's march
Feb 13 2017
The largest protest march in America’s history began with a Facebook post. This may seem an extraordinary feat—and it was. But for Alison Dahl Crossley, PhD, who has examined the mobilizing capacity of Facebook over the past decade, the nearly five million women and their allies who gathered in...

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