Dr. Mehra Shirazi
Dr. Shirazi, who earned a PhD in Public Health from OSU in 2006, joined the Women Studies faculty in the School of Language, Culture, and Society as a Provost's Initiative hire in the area of race/ehtnicity, gender, and health. Dr. Shirazi has been an instructor in Women Studies since 2006, and from 2007-2009 she was a postdoctoral fellow in the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley. Her current research focuses on breast health knowledge and early detection behaviors among immigrant and refugee women. She teaches courses in Global Women's Health, Violence Against Women and Social Determinants of Health. Her most recent publication is a chapter on "Politics of Women's Health" in Women Worldwide: Transnational Feminist Perspectives on Women. In 2005, she was named a Woman of Achievement by the OSU Women's Center.