Learn more about 1992 Postdoctoral Ford Fellow Shanette Harris and her research here: http://ow.ly/wIIm50Da5Db
For Achieving Excellence in College and University Teaching Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.
Learn more about 1992 Postdoctoral Ford Fellow Shanette Harris and her research here: http://ow.ly/wIIm50Da5Db
1996 Postdoctoral Ford Fellow Stanley Gaines is President-Elect of International Association for Relationship Research @iarrorg, 2020-22.
1992 Predoctoral Ford Fellow Steven Taylor is author of two books published by @SUNYPress: "Exiles, Entrepreneurs, and Educators: African Americans in Ghana" (2019) & "Desegregation in Boston and Buffalo: The Influence of Local Leaders" (1998) http://ow.ly/V5zd50D6CbF
Professor Taylor's teaching and research focus on urban politics, the politics of race and ethnicity, civil rights and liberties, and political culture both in the U.S. ...
Congrats to 2013 Ford Dissertation Fellow Sarah Gaither who was awarded both the 2020 Sage Early Career Award from @SPSP.org and the 2020 Michele Alexander Early Career Award from @SPSSI!
Read more: http://ow.ly/mWts50D5DDl
2020 Ford Dissertation Fellow Ivón Padilla-Rodríguez published a broad overview of 20th century child migration to the U.S. in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History: http://ow.ly/dbk350D1TYn
"Child Migrants in 20th-Century America" published on by Oxford University Press.
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1994 Dissertation and 1996 Postdoctoral Ford Fellow María Ochoa on pandemic photography: " [It] requires more than the usual sensitivity to approaching people in public. It requires a sense of humor with a splash of compassion." See more of her images in the photo book "Finding Peace in a Restless World" edited by Kate and Geir Jordahl: http://ow.ly/D21K50CWW6c
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If you submitted an application for the 2021 Ford Fellowship Programs, don't forget to submit your supplementary materials by 5pm EST on Janurary 7, 2021. http://ow.ly/YBaE50CMrms
2002 Predoctoral Ford Fellow Robert J. Patterson recently published "Between Protest and Politics: The Black Lives Matter Movement." Meridians: Feminism, Race, and Transnationalism. 19.2 (Fall 2020), 427-452. In light of the recent racial reckonings, Patterson's article offers a timely examination of BLM.
"Love for Liberation," the new book on @UniversityofWashingtonPress from scholar/filmmaker and 2005 Dissertation Ford Fellow Dr. Robin J. Hayes reveals how Black Power and African independence activists made connections that laid the groundwork for #BlackLivesMatter http://ow.ly/lEfr50CPMNo
During the height of the Cold War, passionate idealists across the US and Africa came together to fight for Black self-determination and the antiracist remak...
In May 2020, 1989 Predoctoral Ford Fellow Dr. Robin Soler became Director of the Office of Applied Research, Office of Science and Public Health Practice, Center for Preparedness and Response. She has more than 25 years of public health experience, 16 with CDC. http://ow.ly/cGBi50CPMJ6
Dr. Soler has contributed to advancements in Public Health knowledge and practice through multiple publications addressing chronic disease prevention, including 4 in 2020, 2019, and 2018.
Learn how the CDC Center for Preparedness and Response keeps the U.S. prepared and ready to respond to public health threats.
In a new Advanced Materials cover article, 2000 Predoctoral Ford Fellow Richard Robinson's group shows that the standard model for electronic conductivity in oxides—used for the last 60 years—is wrong. They present a corrected model to accurately describe small polaron hopping in complex metal oxides.
Read more: http://ow.ly/fxyt50CPMCc and https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/adma.202070368
Don't forget! The deadline for supplementary materials for submitted applications is January 7, 2021, 5pm EST!
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2017 Predoctoral Ford Fellow Nelson O. O. Zounlome, M.S.Ed., publishes his first book, "Letters to My Sisters & Brothers: Practical Advice to Successfully Navigate Academia as a Student of Color," a culturally relevant workbook designed to help BIPOC students thrive in academia: http://ow.ly/jIwu50CPMpJ
The 2020 Predoctoral Ford Foundation Fellowship is now closed. Thank you to all applicants!
Last chance! The 2021 #Predoctoral Ford Foundation Fellowship applications close today at 5pm EST. Don't miss your chance to become a #FordFellow. Apply now: http://ow.ly/vvAO50CLbZm
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Don't let this opportunity pass you by! The deadline to apply for the 2021 #Predoctoral Ford Foundation Fellowship is December 17, 2020 at 5pm EST!
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Are you interested in applying for the 2021 #Predoctoral Ford Foundation Fellowship? Click the link to learn more about the program! Applications are open until December 17, 2020.
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Congratulations to 2011 Postdoctoral Ford Fellow and Associate Professor of History @SpelmanCollege, Brandi C. Brimmer, on the release of "Claiming Union Widowhood" (@DukeUniversityPress 2020) http://ow.ly/d9ZF50CL43Q
2009 Dissertation and 2014 Postdoctoral Ford Fellow Mireya Loza was promoted to Associate Professor at @GeorgetownUniversityCollege
Click here to view the Ford Foundation Fellowship #Predoctoral program announcement to learn more about the program. Applications close on December 17, 2020 at 5pm EST, apply today! http://ow.ly/Nh5430rkrYa #Education #PhD #ScD #Diversity #PhDChat
2018 Predoctoral Ford Fellow Violeta Rodriguez and colleagues just published an important article about how vaginal bacteria may eat HIV prevention drugs and leave women at risk: http://ow.ly/LwWf50CHqWd
Author summary HIV prevention strategies with antiretroviral drugs as pre-exposure prophylactics (PrEP) are not efficacious in women, in part due to biological factors such as the vaginal microbiome. Lactobacillus spp. prevent the colonization of dysbiotic bacteria (i.e. bacterial vaginosis), which....
View the Ford Foundation Fellowship #Postdoctoral program announcement to learn how you can become a Fellow! Application is open until December 10, 2020, 5pm EST. http://ow.ly/IbWY30rkrY9 #Education #PhDlife #HigherEd #Diversity #PhDChat
Check out 1990 Predoctoral Ford Fellow Michelle Nario-Redmond's new book for @spssi: "Ableism: The Causes and Consequences of Disability Prejudice": http://ow.ly/qBWq50CHqUW
Ableism the causes and consequences of disability prejudice by Michelle Nario-Redmond, Ph.D. is the first book to integrate the evolutionary, ideological, and intergroup origins of ableism including hostile and benevolent forms that drive fears, curiosities, and even good intentions that perpetuate....
1990 Predoctoral Ford Fellow Michelle Nario-Redmond shares what you can do to increase equity at your college and avoid unintentional ableism by planning ahead to actively engage all students: http://ow.ly/aoeP50CHqTr
1999 Predoctoral Ford Fellow and Public Voices Fellow of @theopedproject, Melvin L. Butler has recently published an opinion piece in @TheHill: http://ow.ly/uON750CDNjn
Read more about Dr. Butler here: http://ow.ly/uGXD50CDNjo
Twenty-four University of Miami faculty will participate in a year-long fellowship aimed at increasing the impact of women and minorities in the public discourse
As a Public Voices Fellow of @theopedproject, 1999 Predoctoral Ford Fellow Melvin L. Butler has published a piece in the @chicagotribune: http://ow.ly/G42N50CDNjg
Musical decisions are, in a sense, political decisions. They shape how we value the cultural contributions of those in our society whose voices deserve to be amplified. Black gospel music is vital to the spiritual and moral health of our churches.
1999 Predoctoral Ford Fellow Melvin L. Butler is author of "Island Gospel: Pentecostal Music and Identity in Jamaica and the US" (@UniversityofIllinoisPress, 2019): http://ow.ly/ZP3H50CDNj6
2001 Dissertation Ford Fellow Odis Johnson Jr. shares his new publication from the Fatal Interactions with Police Study (FIPS): "Five Years Later, but Centuries in the Making: Ferguson, Racial Segregation, and Fatal Interactions with Police." Read more here: http://ow.ly/QDY350CDNiL
A still from White by Law, an animated film by Sarah Paulsen, 2017.
1995 Postdoctoral Ford Fellow and founder of @farm2facts Alfonso Morales discusses natural climate solutions, as his team is developing metrics to evaluate greenhouse gas emissions of farmers markets. Read more here: http://ow.ly/apde50CDNip
Climate change is a frequently discussed issue, but the path to reverse it can feel overwhelming. However, not every solution is radical. Some of the best ones use resources that have always been available. The article “Natural Climate Solutions” by Catie DeMets, published in the Wisconsin Peopl...
Are you working to complete a #Dissertation leading to a #PhD or #ScD? Then you may be eligible to apply for the Ford Foundation Fellowship! Click here to see the Dissertation Fact Sheet: http://ow.ly/rfdJ30rkrY3
1995 Predoctoral Ford Fellow Nikol Alexander-Floyd has recently published an article in New Political Science: "I Want to Be like Michelle or Kamala": On Becoming, Liminality, & Social Justice. http://ow.ly/9tfs50CDdJR
(2020). “I Want to Be like Michelle or Kamala”: On Becoming, Liminality, & Social Justice. New Political Science: Vol. 42, No. 3, pp. 418-424.
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