Research and Art Initiatives
Directed by Dr. Linda Pololi
The National Initiative on Gender, Culture and Leadership in Medicine engages medical schools in action-research to facilitate institutional culture changes that allow all faculty members and physicians-in-training to contribute fully and reach their own full potential.
Directed by Dr. Karen V. Hansen
The Cascading Research Group explores the process of falling from a particular status in ways that trigger additional declines. While fundamentally driven by an economic drop, cascading coexists with and provokes multiple losses, which can in turn become a constellation of descents—social, interpersonal, aspirational.
Directed by Dr. Bernadette Brooten
The Feminist Sexual Ethics Project works to create Jewish, Christian, and Muslim sexual ethics rooted in freedom, mutuality, meaningful consent, responsibility, and female (as well as male) pleasure, untainted by slave-holding values.