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Stephanie Murphy, Ph.D.

About Stephanie Murphy, Ph.D.

Stephanie Murphy is an assistant research social scientist with the Southwest Institute for Research on Women. She is a former AAUW American Dissertation Fellow who holds a Ph.D. in Gender and Women's Studies with a graduate certificate in Human Geography from the University of Arizona.

Her research interests include gender equity in education and employment with an emphasis on STEM, gender-based violence prevention, institutional epistemologies of racialized gender and sexuality, and feminist research methodologies.

Selected Current/Past Projects:

  • Tucson Intergenerational Healthy Masculinity Initiative Community Readiness Assessment 
  • Pima County Community Needs Assessment for Family Justice Center 
  • Intersectional Analysis of UA STEM Student Outcomes Report
  • Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Mentorship Program Evaluation
  • Women in the Arizona Transportation Workforce Equity Evaluation
  • SIROW Gender and Women's Studies Regional Partner Network

Past Courses Taught:

  • GWS 150: Gender and Centemporary Society 
  • GWS 150: Sex, Health, and AIDS
  • GWS 200: Women and Western Culture
  • GWS 495: LGBT History of North America


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Contact Information

Stephanie Murphy, Ph.D.
Assisant Research Social Scientist
Telephone: 520-621-9541
Fax: 520-621-1533
Office: SIROW, Room 209D