Seven faculty members within the College of Arts and Sciences have recently been awarded grants to explore racial equity issues within their fields of expertise. Funding from the IU Racial Justice Research Fund (RJRF) will enable them to undertake these projects.
“Research and creative activity are powerful tools in our efforts to understand and transform issues of racism, injustice, and inequity,” says Rick Van Kooten, executive dean of the College. “These awards represent a broad spectrum of inquiry regarding urgent and long-standing social issues.”
The 2020-21 College faculty awardees are: