Affiliated Scholars

Elena Diaz Bjorkquist's picture
Elena Diaz Bjorkquist
Research Affiliate
Email: elenabj@comcast.net

Elena was born in Morenci, a copper mining town in southeastern Arizona. In the late 1960’s the corporation that owned the town was demolished it so they could expand the mine. The people of Morenci, mostly Mexican American, who had lived there for generations, were forced to abandon their homes...
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Fran Buss, Ph.D.
Research Affiliate
Email: fbuss@email.arizona.edu

I was raised in Dubuque, Iowa, the daughter of a radio engineer. I became a feminist in Colorado in 1971 and founded a Women's Crisis and Information Center that eventually became a rape and battered women's shelter, one of the first in the nation. I went to seminary and was ordained in 1976,...
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Alison Greene, Ph.D.
Research Affiliate
Email: greene@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-3839
Office: 181 S. Tucson Blvd., Suite 101, Tucson, AZ 85716

Alison Greene, Ph.D. is a research affiliate of the University of Arizona's Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW). Dr. Greene also hold a faculty appointment as an assistant professor at Indiana's University's School of Public Health in the Department of Applied Health Science.

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Francisca James Hernandez
Research Affiliate
Email: fhernandez@pima.edu

Francisca James Hernández holds a doctorate in sociocultural anthropology from Stanford University (2007) where she also earned her Bachelor’s and...
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Elise Lopez, DrPH, MPH
Research Affiliate
Email: eclopez@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-4916

Elise Lopez, DrPH, MPH, is a SIROW Research Affiliate and the Assistant Director of the Relationship Violence Program in the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health at the University of Arizona. She has worked in health promotion since 2004 in community and research...
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Susan Cummins Miller
Research Affiliate
Email: scmiller@email.arizona.edu

Tucson writer, geologist, poet, and workshop leader Susan Cummins Miller holds degrees in history, anthropology, and geology from the University of California, Riverside. Prior to writing full-time, she worked as a field geologist with the U. S. Geological Survey and taught geology and...
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Janice Monk
Social Scientist Emerita
Email: jmonk@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-3836
FAX: 520-621-1533

Janice Jones Monk is a Research Professor at the Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW) and Professor of Geography at University of Arizona. At SIROW she has developed and participated in projects focusing on women's employment, education, health, and culture,...
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Senzil Nawid
Research Affiliate
Email: s.nawid@att.net

Senzil Nawid was born in Kabul Afghanistan.  She received her Ph.D. in Near Eastern Studies from the University of Arizona in 1987.  She has taught courses in history and Persian language and literature at the University of Arizona and has been a guest lecturer at the University of Michigan, the...
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Kendra Thompson-Dyck
Research Affiliate
Email: kthompd@email.arizona.edu

Kendra Thompson-Dyck is a PhD Candidate in the School of Sociology at the University of Arizona and a research affiliate of the University of Arizona’s Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW).  She received her M.A. in Sociology in 2012 and has conducted qualitative,...
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