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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.

Nov 11 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
In the 1949 musical South Pacific, Rodgers and Hammerstein explained that racial intolerance had to be “carefully taught.” In 2016, Leah Gordon, an assistant professor in the Stanford Graduate School of Education, was awarded the prestigious Linda Eisenmann Prize for her research on how racial...
Nov 7 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
Statistician Susan Holmes has been working in data science before it was a field. Now her research visualizing and interpreting data reliably is becoming increasingly important as more fields are producing vast amounts of data.
Nov 4 2016 | Stanford GSE | Posted In: Awards, Research, Students
Maribel Santiago, PhD 15, is recognized for study on teaching Mexican American history.   The National Council for the Social Studies has recently awarded Maribel Santiago its 2016 Larry Metcalf Exemplary Dissertation Award for her groundbreaking doctoral research at Stanford...
Nov 3 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
People devalue physical spaces associated with black Americans and are more willing to pollute them, new studies find. New research shows that racial biases affect more than how we treat individual black people. Biases also lead us to devalue black homes and neighborhoods, and to subject...
Oct 31 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: In the News, Research
New research shows that ride-share users wait longer for pickups and are more likely to have their rides canceled if they appear to be African American.