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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…

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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’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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ISG Professor Aaron Panofsky and former ISG Postdoc Joan Donovan win the Star-Nelkin Prize from the American Sociological Association

ISG Professor Aaron Panofsky and former ISG postdoc Joan Donovan’s 2019 article, “Genetic Ancestry Testing Among White Nationalists” has just won the Star-Nelkin Prize for Best Article from the Science, Knowledge, and Technology section of the American Sociological Association. Abstract White nationalists have a genetic essentialist understanding of racial identity, so what happens when using genetic ancestry tests (GATs) to…

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ISG Professor Soraya de Chadarevian publishes her new book “Heredity Under the Microscope: Chromosomes and the Study of the Human Genome”

ISG Professor Soraya de Chadarevian has published a new book, Heredity Under the Microscope: Chromosomes and the Study of the Human Genome, now out from Chicago University Press. This impressive achievement offers a new history of postwar human genetics, and has been called “engaging” and “deft” by reviewers, praised for opening “fascinating new perspectives on the century of the gene.” For…

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ISG Professor Rachel Lee has won a Chancellor’s Award for Community-Engaged Scholars for her project: Community-Engaged Approaches to Environmental Toxicants, Chronic Illness, and Gender.

Congratulations to ISG Professor Rachel Lee who has been selected as one of five faculty members who will receive the Chancellor’s Award for Community-Engaged Scholars. This program, supported with funding from the Chancellor’s Office, annually supports a cohort of UCLA faculty who will design a new course to integrate undergraduates into their community-engaged research projects.

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