The Institute for Residents & Students (previously the Woodrow Wilson Nationwide Fellowship Basis) has introduced its 2021 cohort of Mellon Rising College Leaders.

Funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Basis, the awards present assist for junior school who’re dedicated to the creation of an inclusive campus group for underrepresented college students and students and whose analysis focuses on up to date American historical past, politics, tradition, and society. Every of the eleven early-career professors will obtain a one-year stipend of $17,500 whereas working towards tenure.

Analysis subjects pursued by this 12 months’s awardees embrace human trafficking, violence in policing, and the impression of racial and ethnic disparities on cognitive operate in older adults.

For an entire listing of the 2021 Mellon Rising College Leaders, see the Institute for Residents & Students web site.

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