Diversity Research Programs

As one of the top 20 public research universities in the nation, the University of Arizona provides numerous resources to help researchers answer the big questions. Here, you can learn more about the specific UA programs and institutions that are focused on advancing the diversity conversation.

Arizona Hispanic Center of Excellence (AZ-HCOE)
The AZ-HCOE works to increase the number of Latino/Hispanic physicians, enhance health research that serves the Latino/Hispanic population in the Southwest, and improve the cultural competency of health care services for Latino/Hispanic communities.

Binational Migration Institute (BMI)
BMI is an association of scholars in the United States and Mexico researching the consequences of immigration enforcement policies on Latino communities.

Disabled Veterans Reintegration and Education Project (DVRE)
DVRE highlights research initiatives and provides recommendations for professionals in higher education on how to better understand and support student veterans.

Institute for LGBT Studies
The institute develops curriculum, promotes research and presents public programming that addresses the histories, politics and cultures of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people regionally, nationally and globally. It also welcomes applications from faculty for mini-grants.

Institute for the Study of Religion and Culture (ISRC)
The ISRC serves as a research and outreach center that focuses on the role of religion in international politics.

Native American Research and Training Center (NARTC)
This resource center conducts health-related research and training projects to help improve quality of life for Native Americans.

Native Nations Institute (NNI)
This institute conducts policy analysis and research dedicated to building capable Native nations.

Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention (NACP)
This collaboration between Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona Cancer Center provides funding for cancer-prevention related research projects that explore the unequal burden of cancer among Native Americans of the Southwest.

Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW)
SIROW works to improve the lives of women and girls through interdisciplinary and collaborative research and action projects covering a wide range of issues from health and wellness to education to employment to the arts.

 

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