Staff

Jeri Alexander's picture
Jeri Alexander
Research Technician
Email: jla3@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-670-9075
FAX: 520-970-9136
Office: 811 S. 6th Ave, Tucson 85701

Jeri Alexander is a Research Technician with the Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW). Jeri has been with SIROW since 2000, and is currently working on the five-year grant, “HerStory to Health” (2007-2012). Projects Jeri has worked on include: Mujer Sana ~ Healthy Woman (2002-2007...
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Jessica Allen
Graduate Researcher
Email: jsallen@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 295-9339 Ext. 210
Office: 181 S. Tucson Blvd., Ste 101, Tucson, AZ 85716

Jessica is a Graduate Researcher at the Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW). She is a Master of Public Health (MPH) student with a concentration in Family and Child Health - Global Health at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Pubic Health (MEZCOPH) at the University of Arizona....
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Rosi Andrade
Research Professor
Email: rosia@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-5908
FAX: (520) 621-1533
Office: 925 N. Tyndall Avenue

 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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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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Candace Black
Senior Research Specialist
Email: cjblack@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520)621-2160

Dr. Candace Black is a Senior Research Specialist at SIROW, and earned a doctorate with distinction in Psychology and a concentration in Quantitative Methods.  Her statistical and methodological experience includes research design, survey development and psychometrics, descriptive analyses,...
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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: 208B

Corrie Brinley, MSW has been practicing community-based participatory action research and program evaluation in the fields of women's and children's health for over 11 years. Ms. Brinley has held numerous positions from Health Educator to Evaluation and Program Coordinator, which have provided...
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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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Cate Clifton
Email: clifton@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-295-9339
FAX: 520-434-0336

Cate Clifton is a Research Technician at SIROW Central. She currently works on the VTCC, RTI, and SAATURN projects, though she enjoys lending a hand wherever it is needed.


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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 over 15 years Monica Davis, B.A. 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, minorities,...
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Allison Dumka
Senior Instructional Specialist
Email: ajdumka@email.arizona.edu
Office: 925 N. Tyndall Avenue, 209
Allison Dumka reaches over 11,000 K-12 students and educators through Project CHANGE annually, including comprehensive work on instructional design and curriculum development. 
 
 
Project CHANGE (Career, Harassment, and Nontraditional Gender Education) is a...
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Franziska Frank's picture
Franziska Frank
Research Associate
Email: franziskafrank@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-3531
Office: 202

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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Nancy Freitas
Program Coordinator
Email: nancylf@email.arizona.edu

Nancy is a native Tucsonan and received her B.S. in Environmental Science with a concentration in Environmental Change from the University of Arizona. She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Paraguay where she worked on Environmental Conservation, and has recently joined WISE as a Program...
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Rachel Gomez
Project Coordinator
Email: rpaz@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-9541
FAX: 520-621-1533
Office: 203

Rachel Gomez is the i-STEM Program Coordinator at the University of Arizona’s Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW). Rachel is also a Ph.D Candidate in the Deparment of Mexican American Studies. Her current research examines the ways in which critical pedagogical practies affect the...
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Alison Greene
Director of Adolescent Research and Services
Email: greene@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-295-9339 x206
Office: 181 S. Tucson Blvd., Suite 101, Tucson, AZ 85716

Alison Greene is a Research Social Scientist and Director of Adolescent Research and Services for the Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW), at the University of Arizona, working with youth and families on health and education community-based research.  In 2005, Alison moved from...
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Katie Haverly
Assistant Research Social Scientist
Email: khaverly@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-4911

For over 10 years in the public and academic sectors, Katie Haverly, M.S. has worked as a public health practitioner in the roles of Program Director, Program Evaluator, Research Specialist, Data Analyst, and Program Coordinator with a consistent focus on social equity to serve those populations...
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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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Nikole Justvig
Administrative Assistant
Email: njustvig@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-3839
Office: 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. She and her husband are lifelong UA Wildcat fans!


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Josephine Korchmaros, Ph.D.
Director
Email: jkorch@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-295-9339 ext. 210
Office: 181 S. Tucson Blvd., Suite 101, Tucson, AZ 85716

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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Amy Lucero
Research Technician
Email: amyc@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-5908
FAX: (520) 621-1533

Amy is a native Tucsonon. She recently graduated with a BA in Film and Television Production with a Minor in Communication from the University of Arizona. She has been working with SIROW for more than four years. Her current engagement is as a Research Technician on P...
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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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Terry Mullin
Business Manager, Senior
Email: mullin@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-7339
FAX: 520-621-1533
Office: 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
Email: sumurphy@email.arizona.edu

Stephanie Murphy is a PhD candidate in the Department of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Arizona. She is completing dissertation research on early 20th century US women's basketball as it relates to race and gender formations during the late Progressive Era. Currently, she works...
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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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Claudia Powell
Associate Director
Email: claudiap@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-2154
FAX: 520-621-1533

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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Nina Rabin, JD
Director, Border Research (SIROW) & Director of Bacon Immigration Law and Policy Program
Email: rabin@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-9206
FAX: 520-626-5233

 Nina Rabin is Director of Border Research for the Southwest Institute for Research on Women. She also has a joint affiliation with the James E. Rogers College of law, where she is Director of the Bacon Immigration Law and Policy Program. Her work focuses on the impact of immigration and border...
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Tamara Sargus
Research Coordinator
Email: tsargus@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-295-9339
FAX: 520-434-0336
Office: 181 S. Tucson Blvd, Suite 101, Tucson, AZ 85716

Tamara Sargus is a Research Coordinator with the Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW) at the University of Arizona. She is currently working on the Volunteer Telephone Continuing Care (VTCC) project which examines the effectiveness of delivering volunteer telephone continuing care...
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Sally Stevens
Research Professor
Email: sstevens@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-9558
FAX: 520-626-1533

Sally J. Stevens, Ph.D. is a Research Professor at the Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW) at the University of Arizona. Dr. Stevens has conducted large-scale process and outcome research studies in the area of health disparities, substance abuse, HIV and other...
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Monique Tsosie
Research Technician
Email: moniquet@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-307-6613
FAX: 520-621-1533
Office: Tyndall Room 208

Monique Tsosie is from the Deer Spring clan, born for the Tangle People clan. Her maternal grandfather is of the Black Streak Wood clan and her paternal grandfather is of the Big Water clan. She is originally from Tuba City, Ariz. and is a graduate of the University of Arizona Mel & Enid...
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Elizabeth (Libby) Valdez, MPH
Assistant Research Social Scientist
Email: salerno@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-295-9339 ext. 213
FAX: 520-434-0336
Office: 181 S. Tucson Blvd, Ste 101

Elizabeth Valdez, MPH has conducted training, taught and managed projects that promote health equity for women and girls residing in the Southwest, the U.S.-Mexico border region, and rural Peru. Ms. Valdez also is a Doctor of Public Health student at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public...
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