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    The Feminist Research Institute (FRI) pursues the core research mission of UC Davis, with a defined and cutting edge specialization that brings disciplines together in new ways to catalyze research innovations rooted in feminist analytical and methodological insights.

Interview Series

what is feminist research

The Feminist Research Institute at UC Davis asks scholars how they understand their work as feminist research. In this video interview series, FRI asks interdisciplinary voices to answer the question, "What is feminist research?"

Welcome FRI Director, Kalindi Vora


The Feminist Research Institute is proud to welcome Kalindi Vora as our new Director. Vora comes to Davis from UC San Diego where she served as Associate Professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies, and as affiliate faculty of the Critical Gender Studies and Science Studies Programs. A graduate from the History of Consciousness program at UC Santa Cruz, Vora holds a position in the Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies program as well as serving as FRI’s Director.

Feminist Dialogue Series

feminist dialogue series

The Feminist Research Institute and the Women's Resource and Research Center present the Feminist Dialogue Series.

On February 7, Dr. Beth Rose Middleton (Native American Studies) discusses "Environmental Policy and Native Activism."

On March 7, Dr. Clare Cannon (Human Ecology) discusses "Unpacking Sustainability: World System Position, the Washington Consensus, and Overshoot."

HATCH: A Feminist Arts & Science Shop


This three-year Mellon Research Initiative encourages the development of new science-making and artistic and humanistic modes of inquiry by providing a designated platform to co-create new ways of thinking about democracy and knowledge making in a community-engaged way.