Research scientists and project directors at the Wellesley Centers for Women are qualified to speak on a variety of social issues related to the lives of women and girls, families and communities. The following is a list of topics that our experts can discuss with media representatives. To arrange an interview, please call 781.283.3971 or email News-WCW@wellesley.edu.

 

EDUCATION

Black Studies
Gail Cruise-Roberson
LaShawnda Lindsay
Layli Maparyan

Bullying Policy Enforcement and Sexual Harassment in Schools:
Nan Stein

Economic Implications of Education
Sari Pekkala Kerr

Equity & Diversity:
Gail Cruise-Roberson
Emmy Howe
Peggy McIntosh

Social and Emotional Learning (K-5):
Kamilah Drummond-Forrester

STEM (science, technology, engineering & math):
LaShawnda Lindsay

Student Parents in Higher Education
Autumn Green

Women's & Gender Studies
Nancy Marshall


WOMEN'S RIGHTS & STATUS

Gender & Economic Status
Sari Pekkala Kerr

Women & the U.S. Justice System:
Erika Kates
April Pattavina
Linda Williams
Global Human Rights
Hauwa Ibrahim


CHILD & ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT

Girls & Sports:
Laura Pappano

Race & Identity:
Linda Charmaramin
Sumru Erkut
Jennifer Grossman
Layli Maparyan

Sexuality & Identity:
Sumru Erkut
Jean Kilbourne
Layli Maparyan

Youth Expression & Media:
Linda Charmaraman

Youth Social Media Use:
Linda Charmaraman

Teen Dating & Sex Education:
Jennifer Grossman


GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE PREVENTION

Gender-Based Violence & the U.S. Justice System:
April Pattavina
Linda Williams

College Campus Sexual Assault & Title IX:
Linda Williams

U.S. Prosecution of Child Sexual Abuse:
Linda Williams

Sexual Harassment in K-12 Schools & Title IX:
Nan Stein

Teen Dating Violence:
Nan Stein

U.S. Sexual Exploitation of Children:
Linda Williams


CHILD CARE

Afterschool & Out-of-School Time:
Ellen Gannett
Georgia Hall
Linda Charmaraman

Quality Early Childhood Care & Education:
Nancy Marshall
Wendy Wagner Robeson
Joanne Roberts


SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL WELLBEING

Depression, Children & Families:
Tracy Gladstone

History of Psychology
Layli Maparyan

Relational-Cultural Theory:
Amy Banks
Judith Jordan
Maureen Walker


WORK, FAMILY & SOCIETY

Aging:
Nancy Marshall

Diversity:
Karen Craddock
Gail Cruise-Roberson
Emmy Howe

Student Parents in Higher Education
Autumn Green

Womanism / Womanist Theory:
Layli Maparyan, Ph.D.

Women's Leadership:
Rangita de Silva de Alwis
Sumru Erkut

Women's Literature & Publishing:
Jennifer Baumgardner

Women's Movement:
Nancy Marshall

Work-Life Issues:
Nancy Marshall
Joanne Roberts
Wendy Wagner Robeson
NIOST Team

 


 

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