Kelly Marie Ward Receives Award for Early Achievement in Social Science Research

photo of Kelly WardThe Carole Joffe and Stanley Henshaw Early Achievement in Social Science Research Award,  given by the National Abortion Federation, honors an individual who has made exceptional contributions to generating abortion-related knowledge.  Kelly researches how institutional changes to health care and the medical work force have shaped abortion work, using a framework that examines equity related to race, gender, and class.

Kelly is currently finishing this academic year as an Anna Julia Cooper Postdoctoral Fellow, and in the 2021 – 2022 academic year she will be an Assistant Professor in both the Department of Sociology and the Department of Gender & Women’s Studies. She is also affiliated with the Collaborative for Reproductive Equity.