What is Feminist Research

What is Feminist Research?

The What is Feminist Research? Initiative explores specific examples of feminist research in action at UC Davis and beyond.

Video Series

The video series features feminist scholars sharing the meaning of their research. Watch the entire series featuring interviews with Alondra Nelson, Georgiann Davis, and Gargi Sen.

Alondra Nelson on the Social Life of DNA

November 13, 2017

On November 1, 2017, Alondra Nelson—professor of sociology at Columbia University and president of the Social Science Research Council—visited UC Davis to share her work on science, technology, and social inequality.

Nelson is the author of The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation after the Genome (2016), and Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination (2011) as well as two edited anthologies.  

Michelle Murphy: Feminists in Science and Science Studies

November 16, 2016

Michelle Murphy is Professor in the History Department and Women and Gender Studies Institute at the University of Toronto, Director of the Technoscience Research Unit, and co-organizer, with Natasha Myers, of the Toronto Technoscience Salon.

Shobita Parthasarathy: Feminists in Science and Science Studies

October 16, 2016

Shobita Parthasarathy, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan, a co-founder of Michigan’s Science, Technology, and Public Policy program, and Faculty Affiliate in the Feminist Science Studies program.