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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.

Aug 12 2020 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
As the centennial of the 19th Amendment approaches, the milestone in women’s suffrage must also acknowledge the intersection of gender and racial justice in America, says Stanford scholar Estelle Freedman.  
Aug 12 2020 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
Times of crisis can be catalysts for political change, says Stanford legal scholar Pamela S. Karlan. For women activists in the early 20th century, the catalyst was World War I.
Aug 3 2020 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
Using GPS data to analyze people’s movements, the researchers found that in most U.S. metropolitan areas, people’s day-to-day experiences are less segregated than traditional measures would suggest.
Jul 28 2020 | Stanford Engineering's The Future of Everything | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
Professor Sheri Sheppard (mechanical engineering) takes aim at diversity in engineering and finds that the solution begins by bringing a breadth of life experiences to the classroom.
Jul 24 2020 | Insights by Stanford Business | Posted In: Faculty, Research
Diverse corporate cultures are good, but the best encourage workers to embrace the diversity of their personal, sometimes conflicting, beliefs.

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