Elizabeth Boyle Publishes New Study in the Journal of Marriage and Family

Elizabeth Boyle (MPC faculty member and professor of sociology) recently published a paper in the Journal of Marriage and Family providing new insights into how women, families, and communities can disrupt the intergenerational transmission of behaviors associated with institutionalized gender inequality.

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Elizabeth Boyle

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2018 Outstanding Unit Award For Equity And Diversity Recipient

In November, the ISRDI was named the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Unit Award for Equity and Diversity. The award is given by the Office for Equity and Diversity to honor exemplary campuses, colleges, departments, or units that demonstrate leadership in equity and diversity work.

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Kathryn Grace


MPC Member Kathryn Grace (associate professor in the Department of Geography, Environment, & Society) received a 2019-2020 Talle Faculty Research Award from the College of Liberal Arts for her project, “The Impact of Exposure to Heatwaves Across the Reproductive Life Course in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.” This project will examine the impact of timing and geographic disparities of exposure to heat waves on maternal, reproductive, and child health outcomes in five middle-income countries, all located in Eastern Europe or Central Asia. Dr. Grace’s work advances climate-health research, and allows exploration of complex interrelationships between the environment and health outcomes in new, innovative ways.

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Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development