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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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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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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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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Allison Dumka
Senior Instructional Specialist
Email: ajdumka@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-4911
Office: 925 N. Tyndall Avenue, 208
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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Elena Greenberg
Program Coordinator
Email: elenagreenberg@email.arizona.edu

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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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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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 and a lifelong UA Wildcat fan!


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Josephine Korchmaros, Ph.D.
Director
Email: jkorch@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-3330
Office: 925 N. Tyndall Ave.

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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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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Amy Lucero
Research Technician
Email: amyc@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-307-6544
FAX: (520) 621-1533

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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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, Ph.D.
Assisant Research Social Scientist
Email: sumurphy@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-295-9339 ext. 212

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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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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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
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, 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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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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Elizabeth (Libby) Valdez, MPH
Research Affiliate
Email: salerno@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-561-7871

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 is a PhD candidate at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health at the...
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Courtney Waters
Assistant Research Social Scientist
Email: cwaters2@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-777-6701
FAX: (520) 621-1533
Office: Location: 2801 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson AZ 85716

Courtney Waters

Courtney Waters is an Assistant Research Social Scientist and Health Educator for the ANCHOR Project, a 3-year SAMHSA-funded collaboration with CODAC Behavioral Health Services and Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation. ANCHOR is a trauma-informed system of care for chronically...
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Jill Williams
WISE Director

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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