W-SPARC, Women’s Social Policy and Research Center at Vanderbilt University

Box 133, Station B, Nashville, TN, 37235

Phone: (615) 343-0927 | Fax: (615) 322-7505 (Please mark faxes to Lindsay Kee's attention)
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Principal Staff:

Dr. Ronnie Steinberg, Executive Director

Type of Organization: National Policy/Research/Education
Founded: 2001

Mission Statement:
To extend and disseminate knowledge about women’s economic dependence and its consequences; to bring women’s perspectives into the policy process through faculty and students disseminating knowledge directly themselves or indirectly through work with advocacy organizations; and to identify and train undergraduate and graduate students with potential interest in working toward social change for women, as a way to expose them to the importance of research in building a social change movement and to the possibility of research as a career option

Subject Expertise:
Economic equality/justice, education, employment/workplace, gender equity, public policy, research and women’s studies

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