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Melissa Harris-Perry, PhD

Melissa Harris-Perry is the Maya Angelou Presidential Chair at Wake Forest University. There she is the founding director of the Anna Julia Cooper Center and the faculty director of the Pro Humanitate Institute. She is also an author, speaker, and the co-host of Freedom on Tap.


Anna Julia Cooper Center

Supports, generates, and communicates innovative research at the intersections of gender, race, and place, sustaining relationships between partners on campus and throughout the nation in order to ask new questions, reframe critical issues, and pursue equitable outcomes.

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On Campus With Women (OCWW)

From 1971 to 2013, On Campus with Women (OCWW) provided readers with up-to-date information on women in higher education, with a focus on women’s leadership, the campus climate, curriculum and pedagogy, and new research and data on women’s participation in higher education. Sponsored by the Association of American Colleges and Universities’ Program on the Status and Education of Women, OCWW was published in print until fall 2002 and in an exclusively online format after that date.

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Women in Community Colleges: Access to Success

This report recommends policies and practices to help more women succeed in community colleges. Specifically, the report calls for increasing the availability of on-campus child care to help parents stay in school and outlines how community colleges can increase women’s participation and success in nontraditional and high-demand science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

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Women’s and Gender Studies Consortium (GWSC)

The Women’s and Gender Studies Consortium is a network of UW System Women’s and Gender Studies programs and systemwide initiatives. The Consortium is designed to enhance student learning and service to students; support multiculturalism and inclusion; lead efforts to develop and integrate intersectional feminist scholarship; and strengthen connections between campuses and communities.

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Black Women at Virginia Tech History Project

A multi-phase research and educational project that involves identification of the first black women students, staff, and faculty at Virginia Tech and the collection of their oral history narratives.

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Gender in the Global Research Landscape

Elsevier’s comprehensive report on research performance through a gender lens, Gender in the Global Research Landscape, spans 20 years, 12 geographies, and 27 disciplines.