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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.

May 14 2021 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
Medical devices employing AI stand to benefit everyone in society, but if left unchecked, the technologies could unintentionally perpetuate sex, gender and race biases.
May 13 2021 | Stanford Medicine | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research, Students
Members of the state’s largest ethnic group have faced greater exposure to COVID-19 and have contracted and died from the coronavirus at higher rates than non-Hispanic whites, a Stanford-led study finds.
May 10 2021 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
The many contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are noted by Stanford scholars during a time that has seen a drastic rise in anti-Asian hate crimes.
May 10 2021 | Stanford Medicine Closing the Gap | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
In 1932, 600 Black men signed up for a study that’s come to be known as one of the most pernicious, deceitful experiments in American history. The Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male masqueraded as an investigation into treatments for “bad blood,” a catchall term used in the...
May 4 2021 | Stanford Business | Posted In: In the News, Research
When confronted with evidence of systemic inequality, people with privilege may react by overstating the obstacles they’ve faced.