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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 6 2021 | HAI | Posted In: Faculty, Research
AI offers new tools for calculating credit risk. But it can be tripped up by noisy data, leading to disadvantages for low-income and minority borrowers.
Jul 27 2021 | Stanford Today | Posted In: In the News, Initiatives, Research, Students
Philanthropic support from Tonia, ’92, and Adam Karr will support research on race and education and endow the directorship of the Black Community Services Center.
Jul 16 2021 | SCOPE | Posted In: In the News, Research, Staff
Susana Ruiz worked in special education before her children were born, providing at-home treatments for young children with autism. Even with her professional expertise, after her younger son, Santiago, was diagnosed with autism at age 2, she found that parenting him was stressful.
Jul 14 2021 | Stanford Earth | Posted In: In the News, Initiatives, Research
Stanford Earth transitioned the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) into its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiative in 2020. As part of an effort to celebrate and discuss identity, four Stanford Earth community members talk about how disability, neurodivergence, and chronic illness...
Jul 12 2021 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, Research, Students
Researchers examined the number of households unable to pay for damages from coastal flooding to reveal how sea-level rise could threaten the fabric of Bay Area communities over the next 40 years.