Here are some of our most recent awards, activities and achievements:
Lisa Martinez, associate professor and chair of the sociology and criminology department, received a grant from the American Sociological Association to conduct a two-part symposium on migrant (il)legality and variation in immigration laws in immigrant destinations.
Seth Masket, professor and chair of the political science department, has accepted a fellowship as the Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance at the Library of Congress, starting May 2018. The title of his research proposal is "The Road Back: Party Activists and the 2020 Presidential Nomination."
Congratulations to one alumnus and two students from the creative writing program who are finalists for the 2017 Colorado Book Award: You Ask Me To Talk About the Interior by Carolina Ebeid (current PhD student) 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl by Mona Awad (current PhD student) Potted Meat by Steven Dunn (BA '14, English)
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a Public Scholar Fellowship to Susan Schulten, professor and chair in the department of history. As part of her fellowship, Schulten received $50,400 in funding to support time away from teaching so that she can complete her book "A History of America in 100 Maps." This is the second year of funding for this particular fellowship.
Luis Leon, professor of religious studies, was awarded a $25,000 grant for his project, "Testify: Mapping Conversion Narratives among Latino Pentecostal Men" from The Louisville Institute.
Thomas Nail, associate professor of philosophy, published an article in Aeon, "We are entering a new epoch: the century of the migrant."
Martin Kuuskmann, Lamont School of Music basoon faculty member, has been nominated for a 2017 Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Classical Composition.
M. Roger Holland, Lamont School of Music teaching assistant professor and director of DU's Spirituals Project, was recognized by the Archdiocese of New York's Office of Black Ministry for his consistent commitment to mentoring diverse college student leaders through the ministry's Pierre Toussaint Scholarship Fund.
Billy J. Stratton, associate professor of English, has been named Special Advisor on Native American Community Partnerships and Programs by Chancellor Rebecca Chopp.
Kateri McRae, associate professor of psychology, was awarded the National Science Foundation CAREER Award for her research on the effects of process facilitation on emotion regulation.
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