The Center's annual Faculty Summer Research Grants are aimed at supporting research, scholarship, and curriculum development focusing on race and social justice. Recipients of these grants deliver a public lecture on the following year, either in the fall or in the spring, sharing some of the results of their research.
Academic year 2023-2024 recipients:
Russell Chun (Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations) "Pygmalion and Waifu: Exploring the Racial and Gendered Practice of Generative AI Image Making"
Cong Liu (Psychology) "The Effect of Workplace Ostracism on Physiological Responsivity and Behavioral Coping Among Minority Employees."
Academic year 2021-2022 recipients:
Academic year 2020-2021 recipients:
Aisha Wilson-Carter and Andrea Efthymiou, “Code-Meshing the Curriculum: A Student- and Faculty-Centered Framework for Social Justice”
Academic year 2019-2020 recipients:
Academic year 2018-2019 recipients:
Tomeka Robinson and Katrina Sims, "Facilitated difficult dialogues on systems of power, privilege and oppression"
Yisheng Peng, "Racial group differences in experiences of –and responses to— workplace mistreatment"
Valeria Luiselli, "Black and Brown confinement: Intersectional politics of mass incarceration and mass detention in contemporary America"