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Women's Research Institute Of Nevada Experts
Assistant Faculty In-Residence, Department of History
An expert in U.S. women's history, political activism, oral history, and feminism.
Associate Professor, Political Science
An expert on judges, judicial selection, and race and gender bias.
Postdoctoral Research Associate
An expert in eating disorders, women's mental and physical health, and racial/ethnic health disparities.
Women's Research Institute Of Nevada News
Rebecca Gill’s experience is informing gender inequality research and inspiring other women to share their stories.
Technologist Missy Young will address aspiring women leaders at June 7 event.
Women's Research Institute Of Nevada In The News
A Las Vegas Justice of the Peace who says she tipped off Vice detectives to an alleged teen prostitution ring, but asked to keep it confidential out of concern for her daughter, is facing possible discipline over allegations she used her position as a judge to contact police.
It’s not often a gaming executive takes on industry regulators, but Caesars Entertainment executive Jan Jones Blackhurst, who is chairwoman of the Nevada Resort Association, isn’t mincing words about the failure of the Nevada Gaming Commission to address sexual harassment in the state’s hotels and casinos.
As the director of a progressive non-profit, Annette Magnus makes a living giving a voice to people who don’t have one. Finding her own voice was much harder and took thirteen years.
Candidates for the top posts in state government are promising changes following an investigation by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution into how sexual harassment complaints by state employees are handled.
Emboldened by #MeToo, a half dozen state emergency management employees came forward about a supervisor putting his hands on women who didn’t want to be touched, making locker-room jokes they didn’t want to hear. His punishment: A talking-to. No written reprimand. No disciplinary action.