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ISG Assistant Professor Bharat Venkat receives University of California President’s Faculty Research Fellowship for 2020–21

ISG Assistant Professor Bharat Venkat receives University of California President’s Faculty Research Fellowship for 2020–21

Congratulations to ISG Assistant Professor Bharat Venkat for being one of six recipients to receive the University of California President’s Faculty Research Fellowship for 2020–21, a prestigious award which has supported the work of junior and senior UC faculty for over 30 years. Spanning in scale from the oceanic to the microbial, the nuclear, and the transnational, the work of…

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ISG Professor Nicholas Shapiro’s collaborative research cited in the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate

ISG Professor Nicholas Shapiro’s collaborative research cited in the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate

Image Credit: Patrick Semansky/AP In November of 2016 ISG Professor Nicholas Shapiro emailed a dozen colleagues initiating a collective conversation on how they might be able to leverage their research skills in anticipation of the new administration’s likely dismantlement of federal environmental and climate protections. This email led to the creation of the Environmental Data and Governance Initiative (EDGI), which…

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ISG Professor Nicholas Shapiro inspires conversation of ‘Chemo-ethnography’ in his interview with “Chemistry World”

ISG Professor Nicholas Shapiro inspires conversation of ‘Chemo-ethnography’ in his interview with “Chemistry World”

In his interview with Chemistry World, a publication of the Royal Society of Chemistry, ISG Professor Nicholas Shapiro discusses his research and analysis in an emerging subfield ‘Chemo-ethnography,’ which probes how chemistry impacts human culture. Additionally, Shapiro utilizes his research to support that an issue involves examining both the chemical and cultural context.   ‘Chemo-ethnography is simply anthropology recognising that…

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ISG Professor Terence Keel named 2020-21 Luskin Research Fellow

ISG Professor Terence Keel named 2020-21 Luskin Research Fellow

Congratulations to ISG Professor Terence Keel who has been selected as part of the 2020-21 class of Luskin Research Fellows. Known for its historical research and policy analysis, the Luskin Center for History and Policy awarded research team winners with funds to conduct research that will produce historical and policy analysis of issues of contemporary relevance. Professor Keel and rising senior at UCLA,…

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ISG Professor Chris Kelty receives an Association of University Presses Typographic Design Award for his book “The Participant: A Century of Participation in Four Stories”

ISG Professor Chris Kelty receives an Association of University Presses Typographic Design Award for his book “The Participant: A Century of Participation in Four Stories”

  ISG Professor Chris Kelty’s book The Participant: A Century of Participation in Four Stories has been awarded an Association of University Presses Typographic Design Award: Please see the 2020 Scholarly Typographic Selections here.

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ISG Professor Bharat Venkat receives a Career Development Award 2020-2021 from the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Congratulations to ISG Professor Bharat Venkat who among 30 UCLA Faculty members was selected for a Career Development Award granted by the Office of Equity Diversity & Inclusion (EDI). EDI annually solicits applications for the Faculty Career Development Award program (FCDA). Faculty Career Development Awards are given annually to regular rank Assistant Professors and Assistant Professors in-Residence, providing research support…

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