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.
SIROW Presentations at International Conference
Multiple SIROW researchers will be presenting their work at The International Conference on Aging in the Americas, September 18-20, 2018 at the... read more
SIROW in AZ Daily Star
SIROW research in the area of homelessness is mentioned in an AZ Daily Star article featuring its collaboration with Sister José Women’s Center (SJWC... read more
Congratulations to SIROW’s Stephanie Murphy!
Stephanie is now Dr. Stephanie Murphy. This August, she earned her PhD from the UA Gender and Women’s Studies program after completing her... read more