Research

The Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program is a member of the International Center for Research on Women, a consortium of research centers that focus on women's and gender issues. Re:Gender has provided a grant to help fund 3 fellowships for Miami University faculty:

Nellie Craig Women's Studies Research Scholar

This award is named for Miami University 1905 graduate Nellie Craig, the first African-American student at the university. The scholar who holds this position will conduct new research in African-American women's history and advise the Women's Studies Program regarding research directions and new programming.

Miami Tribe Women's Studies Coordinator

The scholar who holds this award will conduct new research on American Indian women and women in the Miami tribe. The Miami Tribe Women's Studies Coordinator will work closely with the staff of the Myaamia Project, based in Oxford, Ohio, and also travel to Miami tribal locations in Indiana and Oklahoma to meet with women tribal leaders.

Las Mujeres Director Award

This individual will provide leadership on Chicana issues and research initiatives and work in conjunction with the Miami Latin American, Latino/a and Caribbean Studies Program and the Miami University Latino Community Coordinator to provide crucial diversity leadership within the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program.