Faculty, Researchers, and Staff

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Jeri Alexander
Research Technician
Email: jla3@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-670-9075
FAX: 520-970-9136
Office: SIROW - Silverlake Park

For the past 20 years, Jeri Alexander has contributed to SIROW’s mission of improving the lives of underserved communities through research and action projects. Since joining SIROW in 1999, Jeri has worked on numerous multi-year projects. Recent projects have included a trauma-informed care...
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Rosi Andrade
Associate Research Professor, Career Track
Email: rosia@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-5908
FAX: (520) 621-1533
Office: SIROW, Room 203B

 Rosi Andrade, Ph.D. is a Research Professor with the Southwest Institute of Research on Women (SIROW) in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Arizona, and holds a Ph.D. in Reading with a minor in Chicana Literature. Dr. Andrade is interested in the social, cultural...
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Corrie Brinley, MSW
Assistant Research Social Scientist
Email: cbrinley@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-2159
FAX: 520-621-1533
Office: SIROW, Room 208B

Corrie Brinley, MSW has been practicing community-based participatory action research and program evaluation with people and communities affected by health and social disparities with SIROW since 2005. Ms. Brinley has held numerous positions at SIROW, including Health Educator, Program...
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Monica Davis, B.A.
Assistant Research Social Scientist
Email: midavis@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-295-9339 x 211
FAX: 520-434-0336
Office: 181 S. Tucson Blvd, Suite 101, Tucson, AZ 85716

For nearly 20 years Monica Davis has conducted training, taught, and managed projects that promote health and social justice for women, families and youth in Southern Arizona. Ms. Davis has extensive experience working with diverse topic areas and populations including homeless, women, LGBTQ,...
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Shannon Fowler, J.D., LL.M.
Assistant Research Social Scientist
Email: shannonnfowler@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-909-0754
Office: SIROW - Silverlake Park

Shannon Fowler holds a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Oklahoma State University, a J.D. from Gonzaga University and an LL.M. from
Georgetown University. For the past 9 years, she has worked in various capacities as an attorney in the state of Arizona. Starting in March 2019, she...
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Franziska Frank
Lecturer, Sociology
Email: franziskafrank@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-3531
FAX: 520-621-1533
Office: SIROW, Room 203C

Franziska Frank is a Research Associate at Southwest Institute for Research on Women and a Lecturer in the School of Sociology. Before joining the University of Arizona in 2016 she was a Research Fellow and Lecturer at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) in Switzerland and worked on...
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Elena Greenberg
Program Coordinator
Email: elenagreenberg@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-6262698
FAX: 520-621-1533
Office: SIROW, Room 202B

Elena Greenberg was born and raised in San Diego, California where she first developed her love for nature and passion for community health. While earning her undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies from Northern Arizona University, she founded the first Arizona chapter of the Food...
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Nikole Justvig
Administrative Assistant
Email: njustvig@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-3839
FAX: 520-621-1533
Office: SIROW, Room 201B

Nikole Justvig is the SIROW Administrative Assistant. She is pursuing a degree in Business Administration and hopes to put what she has learned so far to use here at SIROW. Nikole is a native Tucsonan and a lifelong UA Wildcat fan!


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Josephine Korchmaros, Ph.D.
Director, Research Professor, Career Track
Email: jkorch@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-3330
Office: SIROW, Room 207

Dr. Korchmaros is Director of the University of Arizona’s Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW). Since earning her doctoral degree in Social Psychology with a focus on quantitative research methods in 2003, Dr. Korchmaros has developed, implemented, evaluated, and provided training...
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Tyler Le Peau
Senior Instructional Specialist
Email: tylerlepeau@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-591-0257
FAX: 520-621-1533
Office: 520-626-9154

Tyler Le Peau has been working to empower individuals, youth and families in our community through education and outreach since 2005. Previously, Ms. Le Peau has worked as an ESL teacher for Flowing Wells High School, a Director of Children and Youth at Southside Presbyterian Church, and a...
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George Lopez
Research Specialist
Email: galopez6@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-771-5120
FAX: 520-621-1533

George Lopez, BA, has been practicing community-based participatory action research with people and communities affected by homelessness and social disparities as a Research Specialist at SIROW since April 2019. Mr. Lopez has a background in family preservation and connecting families to...
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Amy Lucero
Research Technician
Email: amyc@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-307-6544
FAX: (520) 621-1533
Office: 1037 E. 34th Street Tucson, Arizona 85713

Amy Lucero has been with SIROW as a Research Technician and now a Health Educator, since 2009. Amy is currently working with the Spectrum program that serves LGBTQ youth in Southern Arizona. She enjoys working with youth and learning new things every day!

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Julie Luchetta
Research Specialist
Email: jluchett@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-909-0754
Office: 1037 E. 34th Street Tucson, Arizona 85713

Julie Luchetta has been a Research Specialist for SIROW’s Lighthouse Project since April 2019. In addition to data collection, she also facilitates a post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance use support group, and assists with the day to day programming for participants. Prior to...
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Terry Mullin
Business Manager, Senior
Email: mullin@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-7339
FAX: 520-621-1533
Office: SIROW, Room 201A

Terry Mullin is the Business Manager, Senior for both SIROW and Gender & Women's Studies. While she has worked with Women’s Studies and SIROW for over 9 years, Ms. Mullin  has been part of the University of Arizona community for the past 37 years. Her daily duties cover all financial areas...
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Stephanie Murphy, Ph.D.
Assisant Research Social Scientist
Email: sumurphy@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-9541
FAX: 520-621-1533
Office: SIROW, Room 209D

Stephanie Murphy is an assistant research social scientist with the Southwest Institute for Research on Women. She holds a Ph.D. in Gender and Women's Studies with a graduate certificate in Human Geography from the University of Arizona. She has worked on a number of research projects in the...
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Erika Sylvia Nacim, MPH
WISE Program Coordinator
Email: erikanacim@email.arizona.edu
FAX: 520-621-1533
Office: SIROW, Room 202D

Erika Sylvia Nacim was born and raised in El Paso, Texas until moving to Tucson, Arizona to attend High School. She then moved to Los Angeles, California to complete Bachelor degrees in Cell & Molecular Biology and Spanish Literature at Occidental College. She returned to Tucson for a...
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Claudia Powell
Associate Director, Research Professor, Career Track
Email: claudiap@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-2154
FAX: 520-621-1533
Office: SIROW, Room 209A

Claudia Powell, M.Ed. is the Associate Director of the University of Arizona-Southwest Institute for Research on Women (UA-SIROW).  Claudia has worked in the field of program evaluation and services for substance abuse prevention and treatment, HIV prevention, health promotion...
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Fedora Preston-Haynes
Research Technician
Email: fpreston@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-295-9339
FAX: 520-434-0336
Office: 181 S. Tucson Blvd, Suite 101, Tucson, AZ 85716

Fedora Preston-Haynes joins us from Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation where she is the HOPWA Case Manager in the Housing department. Fedora is a graduate from the University of Arizona with her BS in Health Education. Fedora is also a youth care worker at Reunion House, a crisis shelter serving...
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Tamara Sargus
Research Coordinator
Email: tsargus@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-295-9339 x208
FAX: 520-434-0336
Office: 181 S. Tucson Blvd, Suite 101, Tucson, AZ 85716

Tamara Sargus has over 20 years of experience working with various topic areas and populations including women, children and youth, LGBTQ, and criminal justice. During her tenure at the University of Arizona’s Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW), she has worked on over 6 state,...
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Sally Stevens
Research Professor, SIROW; Professor, Gender and Women's Studies (Tenured), University Distinguished Professor, Outreach
Email: sstevens@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-9558
FAX: 520-626-1533
Office: SIROW, Room 205

Sally J. Stevens, PhD, LSAC is a Research Professor at the University of Arizona’s Southwest Institute for Research on Women and a Distinguished Outreach Professor in Gender and Women’s Studies. Dr. Stevens conducts process and outcome studies in the area of health and social...
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Courtney Waters
Associate Research Social Scientist
Email: cwaters2@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 777-6702
FAX: (520) 621-1533
Office: 2801 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson AZ 85716

Courtney Waters, MPH, MS has been engaged in community-based research and programming since she joined SIROW in 2013. Courtney’s educational background and career course have focused on investing in marginalized populations including migrants, women, LGBTQ folx, racial and ethnic minorities, and...
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Jill Williams
Associate Research Professor, Career Track, SIROW, Associate Research Social Scientist, Social and Behavioral Sciences (Non-Tenure Eligible)
TEL: 520-626-9152
FAX: 520-621-1533
Office: SIROW, Room 202A

Dr. Jill Williams stepped in as WISE Director in November of 2014. Before taking this position, Jill completed an MA in Women's Studies from the University of Cincinnati and a PhD in Geography from the Graduate School of Geography at Clark University. She has worked extensively with the...
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Jackson Wray
Senior Instructional Specialist
Email: jwray@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-909-0754
Office: 1037 E. 34th Street Tucson, Arizona 85713

Jackson has worked as a Queer and Transgender advocate, educator, and organizer in Tucson since their time as a McNair Scholar at the University of Arizona. They come to SIROW after five plus years of advocacy and coordinating work with Queer, Transgender, and people of color (POC) youth at the...
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