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Interdisciplinary Research Incubator for the Study of (In)Equality

(In)Equality Research & Programs

Current IRISE Sponsored and Co-Sponsored Events

IRISE Interdiscplinary Research Celebration May 12-13!

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IRISE Faculty Showcase
Thursday May 12, 2016
4:00 - 6:30 PM
Location TBA

Join the University of Denver Interdisciplinary Research Incubator for the Study of (In)Equality (IRISE) to celebrate the incredible interdisciplinary research being done by Faculty here at the University of Denver.

Reception to follow.

Graduate Student Paper and Poster Competition
Friday May 13, 2016
8:00-10:00 AM
Community Room, Craig Hall

Faculty are invited to nominate graduate students (both Masters and Doctoral level students) with exceptional papers inline with the values of IRISE. 4 papers will be selected to present and for publication in an IRISE Monograph.

Graduate students and Undergraduate students in their final year are invited to submit posters for review. ​

You can find guidelines for the competition here

Light You F.I.R.E Panel
Friday May 13, 2016
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Community Room, Craig Hall

Come hear about the experiences of Graduate Students at DU doing interdisciplinary research. This unique panel will provide information for undergraduate students and other graduate students interested in getting more involved with interdisciplinary research on campus.

Pay-it-Forward: Academic Conference Presentation Development Feedback Opportunity

Are you nervous about presenting your academic paper at a conference?  Do you want to receive developmental feedback on your papers/presentations from DU researchers before submission to a conference? Sign up for a Pay-It-Forward Academic Conference Presentation Feedback Opportunity!!
Learn more and sign up here.


University of Denver Latino Center for Community Engagement and Scholarship (DULCCES)

DULCCES is a consortium of interdisciplinary faculty from throughout the University who are committed to placing DU at the center of scholarship, teaching, and service related to Latinos in the Rocky Mountain West. Its vision of success is to provide a center where Latino faculty, students, and community partners can work together to evolve into ethical and responsible participants in a pluralistic, interdependent, and multicultural society. 

IRISE Graduate Research Fellows

Molly Sarubbi

Molly Sarubbi, M.A.

Molly Sarubbi is pursuing her doctoral degree in Higher Education at the University of Denver. Her research and diverse professional experiences continue to examine the relationships between equity in educational access, experiential learning, forms of capital, and community collaboration. In addition to her 13 years in non-profit leadership, Molly earned her Masters of Science in Higher Education from the University of Rochester, where she also served as an undergraduate student Advisor in community leadership, Teaching and Research Assistant for the Warner School of Education, and program leader for the Office of Minority Student Affairs. She currently serves as Managing Editor for the NYS Journal of Student Affairs.

Molly is an IRISE Graduate Assistant with the Morgridge College of Education. She is currently working with Dr. Judy Marquez Kiyama, exploring the influence of Funds of Knowledge in family outreach programs, and college-going cultures in Latina/o families.

Emily Harrington Emily Harrington

Emily Harrington is a first year Clinical PsyD student at the University of Denver's Graduate School of Professional Psychology (GSPP) where she will be pursuing the Latino Psychology specialty. This year she completed a three year commitment as a volunteer with youth and families in a marginalized neighborhood in Peru, South America. Prior to her time in Peru, she spent several years working with the Latino community in Minneapolis, Minnesota as a bilingual family advocate and community resource specialist. Emily will be collaborating with Dr. Heto on research which explores themes of inclusivity and inequality, and they seek to increase the accessibility at GSPP's Professional Psychology Clinic in offering culturally and linguistically appropriate services to the Latino community.