Grant enables Cecelia Lynch to expand research on faith-based women’s groups in Central Africa

Cecelia Lynch, UCI professor of political science, has received a grant from the University of Notre Dame to expand her research on faith-based women’s groups and activists in the Central African country of Cameroon. Via interviews and observations, Lynch will seek to better understand the gender relations these Christian, Muslim and traditional women experience in […]

NATO awards $210,000 to UCI-linked project promoting women’s role in conflict resolution

When the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 1325 in October of 2000, its aim was the integration of women into every phase of conflict resolution while also combating gender-based violence. Although the resolution’s passage was a watershed moment, said UCI assistant professor of political science Heidi Hardt, more action is needed to address women’s underrepresentation […]

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Stamping out STEM stereotypes

UC Irvine has long been committed to gender equity in science, technology, engineering and math