Job posting for the Director of Southwest Institute for Research on Women

The Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, in collaboration with the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences, invites applications for the position of Director of the Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW). We seek a nationally recognized scholar whose outstanding administrative and leadership skills can enhance SIROW’s reputation as a leader of and model for centers of research on women. We are particularly interested in candidates whose work focuses broadly on...

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Fri, 11/20/2015 - 11:19
SIROW Researchers Highlighted by Association of Schools and Programs for Public Health
SIROW's Elizabeth "Libby" Valdez and co-authors were highlighted by the Association of Schools and Programs for Public Health

From the Article
"Arizona Researchers Explore the Public Health Impact of 'Humanitarian Parole'"

"Since October 2013, the United States Customs and Border Patrol has apprehended more than 15,500 families in the southwest border region of the United States. Every day, migrating women and children from Mexico and Central America who qualify for humanitarian...

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Tue, 11/17/2015 - 10:21
Fostering Crossborder Friendships Fundraiser

Date: Saturday November 21, 2015

Time: 3 - 4:30 pm

Where: 3331 W. Pepperwood

Street parking or in lot by tennis courts

Contact Info: Prill Kuhn 520-219-7106 RSVP'S welcome

Please see the flyer below for more information.


US Congressman Raul Grijalva

Rode Medina G
President HEPAC

Bob Kee
President Friends of HEPAC

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Mon, 11/16/2015 - 16:44
Holiday Gift Donations for SIROW Clients
Holiday Gifts:

If you are interested in donating a small holiday gift for SIROW clients, please do so!

In-kind gifts such as school supplies, socks, toys, diapers, shampoo/soap, etc are particulaly welcomed!

Cash gifts are welcome too, but unnecessary.

Drop off or mail items (or checks) to SIROW campus office at 925 N. Tyndall (just north of the Marriott Hotel on the far west side of campus). Checks should be made out to “UA Foundation – SIROW”.

Mon, 11/16/2015 - 16:23
SIROW at the Addiction Health Services Research Conference

SIROW researchers Libby Valdez and Monica Davis were joined by project partners to conduct presentations at the Addiction Health Services Research Conference held in Marina Del Rey, CA, October 14-16, 2015.  Presentations included: Gender and Ethnic Differences among Youth Enrolled in Juvenile Drug Court, "Key Findings of the National Cross-Site Evaluation of Juvenile Drug Courts and Reclaiming Futures," and The Concurrent Evolution and Intertwined Nature of Juvenile Drug Courts and...

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Thu, 10/29/2015 - 11:04
SIROW Central New Hires

The SIROW-Central site is pleased to welcome a very talented group of students and interns. The group will help SIROW on various projects this semester. Congratulations to Dominique Cruz; Stephanie Murphy; Maya Firmbach Kraft; Mairene Pita; and Jessica Allen for joining the SIROW team.

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 11:17
New Article featuring the ANCHOR Project

September 30th, 2015

Family and Youth Services Bureau speaks to Courtney Waters about the BUOY Support Group (Building Understanding of Yourself) program at the ANCHOR Project. Courtney discusses the importance of creating a safe and comfortable environment at ANCHOR, with an inclusive and trauma-informed curriculum for supporting LGBTQ youth.


"When lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth walk through the ANCHOR Project’s...

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Thu, 10/15/2015 - 10:19
New SIROW Publication!

Dr. Josephine Korchmaros, Dr. Sally Stevens, Ms. Alison Greene, Ms. Monica Davis, and Mrs. Rachel Chalot at the University of Arizona- Southwest Institute for Research On Women published their new article on Meeting Treatment Needs: Overall Effectiveness and Critical Components of Juvenile Drug Court/Reclaiming Futures Programs in the Journal of Juvenile Justice. To view the article, click HERE. 

Thu, 10/15/2015 - 09:44
New SIROW Staff!

SIROW is pleased to welcome Justin Gaines and Connor Ross as the newest members of the SIROW Central Team. Justin and Connor recently began their positions as qualitative analysts working on the National Cross-Site Evaluation of Juvenile Drug Courts and Reclaiming Futures and the Pregnant and Postpartum Women and Youth Data project. We are so pleased to have them on staff!

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 11:08

SIROW’s Dr. Sally Stevens presented a paper titled “Bad Mothers or Bad Policies? Intergenerational Mothering and Family Loss among Ethnically Diverse Substance Using Mothers in the U.S./Mexico Border Region,” which she co-authored with SIROW’s Dr. Rosi Andrade. Sponsored by the Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement, the “Maternal Subjectivities: Psychology, Psychoanalysis, Literature, Culture, and the Arts” conference was held April 23-24, 2015 at the Casa...

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Thu, 09/24/2015 - 11:00