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The stories below highlight diversity-related research by Stanford scholars, from a range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives. In addition to these stories, you can find more information about ongoing research and scholarship by exploring Stanford research centers and academic programs dedicated to advancing understanding of gender, race, ethnicity, religious identity and other dimensions of human diversity.

Sep 15 2020 | Stanford Medicine News Center | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
Alice Popejoy, a postdoctoral scholar who studies biomedical data sciences, speaks to the role — and pitfalls — of race, ethnicity and ancestry in research.
Aug 28 2020 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
Stanford historian Clayborne Carson reflects on a career dedicated to studying and preserving the legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
Aug 25 2020 | School of Humanities & Sciences News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
The French ban prohibiting Muslim girls from wearing headscarves in public schools has been shown by two Stanford political scientists--Vasiliki Fouka, assistant professor of political science in Stanford’s School of Humanities and Sciences, and Aala Abdelgadir, a doctoral candidate in political...
Aug 20 2020 | Stanford Medicine SCOPE Blog | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
Some of the biggest health care issues for LGBTQ+ people are also risk factors for COVID-19. Sexual and gender minorities have higher rates of smoking and substance abuse, as well as a higher prevalence of chronic illnesses, including asthma, diabetes, eating disorders, anxiety and depression (...
Aug 17 2020 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
As the centennial of the 19th Amendment approaches, Stanford scholar Rabia Belt wants to acknowledge a history often overlooked in discourse about the franchise: people living with disabilities.