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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.

Apr 30 2020 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
With work, school and family life all taking place in our homes, the challenges may be greater for women, according to a focus group consisting of corporate and nonprofit leaders convened by Stanford’s VMware Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab.
Apr 29 2020 | Stanford GSE News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
A brief exercise to address students’ concerns about belonging in college can produce benefits that persist well after graduation.
Apr 24 2020 | Stanford GSE News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
A new analysis by Stanford researchers shows that while diversity breeds innovation in academia, diverse perspectives and ideas aren't rewarded.
Apr 24 2020 | Stanford Graduate School of Education | Posted In: Dialogue, Faculty, Research, Students
The scientific novelty that underrepresented genders and races introduce gets devalued and discounted. We think it has to do with social structures and the dominant role of majority groups—in most cases, white men—in how scientific problems are framed and understood. Science is a communal effort,...
Apr 13 2020 | Stanford GSE News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
Stanford education scholar Michael Hines looks back at an experiment in remote learning during a polio outbreak in Chicago in the 1930s.

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