Welcome to the Southwest
Institute for Research on Women!
The Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW) was founded in 1979 as a regional research and resource institute. SIROW’s region includes Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Wyoming, and northwestern Mexico. SIROW’s mission is to develop, conduct, and disseminate collaborative outreach, education, intervention, and research projects of importance to diverse groups. Faculty, staff and students work locally, nationally and internationally with numerous University of Arizona colleges and departments, other institutions of higher education, K-12 schools, Native American tribes, governmental agencies and community-based organizations. SIROW’s projects focus on health and wellness, legal issues, education, employment, women’s history, and the arts.
Eller College of Management Funding SIROW Project
SIROW Research Professor, Sally Stevens, received funding from UA’s Eller College of Management: The Making Action Possible Dashboard for her project... read more
Dr. Sally Stevens Presents at 11th Annual International Women and Gender Group Conference
On June 14, 2019, Dr. Sally Stevens presented a poster titled “Service Needs of Human Trafficking Victims in the U.S./Mexico Border Region: Where... read more
Dean's Choice Award!
Congratulations to SIROW's Business Manager Sr. Terry Mullin for being chosen to receive the 2019 Dean's Choice Award!!