Due to COVID-19 safety guidelines, the Department of Gender and Women's Studies main office and building are closed effective 10 Sep, 2020 until further notice. The GWS office can be reached by voicemail at 520-621-7338 or by email at SBS-GWS@email.arizona.edu.

We at the Department of Gender and Women's Studies stand with UA’s Institute for LGBT Studies to “vehemently oppose the continued attack on transgender rights. We stand in solidarity with our trans* family, friends, colleagues, and community and are committed to support movement toward inclusive education in Arizona, which encompasses trans* peoples’ right to participate in sports and athletic teams.”

Rosi Andrade Ph.D.

About Rosi Andrade Ph.D.

 Rosi Andrade, Ph.D. is a Research Professor with the Southwest Institute of Research on Women (SIROW) in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Arizona, and holds a Ph.D. in Reading with a minor in Chicana Literature. Dr. Andrade is interested in the social, cultural, and political experiences of Latinos. She has developed a specialty in expanding literacy experiences using participatory action research as a tool and means to personal development and social support. This approach has been carried out through a National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) funded grant, Empowerment through Literacy,” a minority supplement to Dr. Sally Steven’s NIDA funded grant – “Women-Centered HIV Risk Reduction Research Study.” Dr. Andrade is the Principal Investigator/Project Director of two Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) funded HIVand STD prevention programs: Mujer Sana ~ Healthy Woman and HerStory to Health. Dr. Andrade is also co-founder (with comadre Elena Díaz Björkquist) of Sowing the Seeds/Cosechando las semillas: a writing collective promoting women’s writing, readings, and publication through the comadre relationship. Sowing the Seeds was established in 2000.


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Contact Information

Rosi Andrade Ph.D.
Research Professor
Telephone: (520) 626-5908
Fax: (520) 621-1533
Office: 203B
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