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 Researcher Featured in SBS News
After recently being published in the International Journal of Drug Policy, SIROW Researcher, Beth Meyerson, has also been featured in SBS news. The... read more
Screening & Panel Discussions: Picture A Scientist
SIROW's own Josephine (Jo) Korchmaros and Jill Williams participated in panel discussions about the film "Picture A Scientist" - a film that examines... read more
SIROW in Tucson Lifestyle!
Research Professor Sally Stevens was featured in Tucson Lifestyle for her work combatting sex trafficking with the Southern Arizona Anti-Trafficking... read more