Jennifer Sheridan

Executive and Research Director, WISELI


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Room: 3065
Mechanical Engineering Building
1315 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706

Ph: (608) 263-1445
Fax: (608) 265-5290

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Dr. Sheridan received her PhD from the Department of Sociology at UW-Madison in August 2001, specializing in social stratification and quantitative research methods. Her graduate work focused on the social origins and implications of occupational sex segregation. She has published on the topics of measurement of occupational standing, long-term effects of childhood abuse, and her current line of inquiry, the status of women in science and engineering. As WISELI's executive and research director, Dr. Sheridan develops and oversees the workshops and grant programs administered by WISELI, as well as the research and evaluation produced by WISELI, including six all-faculty climate surveys.

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