Wellesley Centers for Women research and program staff are qualified to speak on a variety of social issues related to the lives of women, children, and families. Below is a list of topics and scholar experts who may be available to speak with representatives from the media. To arrange an interview, please call 781.283.2552 or email News-WCW@wellesley.edu.

 

EDUCATION

Black Studies
Gail Cruise-Roberson
Emmy Howe
LaShawnda Lindsay-Dennis
Layli Maparyan

Bullying Policy Enforcement and Sexual Harassment in Schools:
Nan Stein

Economic Implications
Sari Pekkala Kerr

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

Social-Emotional Learning (K-5):
Nancy MacKay

STEM (science, technology, engineering & math):
Jennifer Grossman

Women's & Gender Studies
Amy Hoffman
Nancy Marshall


WOMEN'S RIGHTS & STATUS

Gender & Economic Status
Erika Kates
Sari Pekkala Kerr

Economics of Health Decisions:
Erin Johnson

Women & U.S. Domestic Justice Systems:
Erika Kates
April Pattavina


CHILD & ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT

Girls & Sports:
Sumru Erkut
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


VIOLENCE

Gender-Based Violence:
April Pattavina
Linda Williams

Sexual Harassment in Schools:
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

Social-Emotional Learning Young Children:
Nova Biro
Nancy MacKay


WORK, FAMILY & SOCIETY

Aging:
Nancy Marshall

Diversity:
Gail Cruise-Roberson
Emmy Howe

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

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

Women's Literature & Publishing:
Amy Hoffman

Women's Movement:
Nancy Marshall

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

 


 

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Media representatives seeking to speak with a Wellesley Centers for Women researcher or program staff member should contact the communications department to facilitate interviews or appropriate referrals:

  • 781.283.2552
  • 781.283.2483
  • News-WCW@wellesley.edu

 

 
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