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PhD student Lau Malaver receives honorable mention for the American Studies Association (ASA) Critical Ethnic Studies Committee prize for their essay “(Dis)Proving Pain & Performing A Commons of Pain

Jan. 24, 2022

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Dr. Aldama's book awarded runner up for best non-fiction by International Latino Book Awards

Sept. 8, 2021

Decolonizing Latinx Masculinities , Arturo J. Aldama and Frederick Luis Aldama, eds, (The University of Arizona Press, 2020), was recently awarded runner up for best non-fiction by Empowering Latino Futures “ International Latino Book Awards ." The awards ceremony will be held virtually on October 16 and 17, 2021. Congratulations Arturo and Frederick!

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Dr. Nishant Upadhyay Receives Best Should Teach Gold Award!

May 7, 2021

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Nishant Upadhyay for winning the BEST SHOULD TEACH GOLD AWARD from the Center for Teaching& Learning ! The Best Should Teach Initiative strives to acknowledge excellence in teaching and academic leadership. The initiative is managed by the Center for Teaching & Learning in coordination with the...

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PhD student Raúl Melgoza awarded prestigious Mellon / ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship!

April 6, 2021

Raúl Melgoza, has been awarded a Mellon / ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship for AY 2021-22. This highly competitive program awards only 65 fellowships annually. We’re incredibly proud of Raúl’s accomplishment in receiving this high-level, prestigious fellowship. Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships support a year of research and writing to help advanced...

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Dr. Sepúlveda's Book Wins Outstanding Book Award for 2020 by the Council for Anthropology and Education (CAE)

Jan. 15, 2021

Congratulations to Ethnic Studies Professor Dr. Enrique Sepúlveda and Education Professor Dr. Andrea Dyrness for Winning the Outstanding Book Award for 2020 by the Council for Anthropology and Education (CAE), a sub-section of the American Anthropological Association. Their book, Border Thinking: Latinx Youth Decolonizing Citizenship , was published by the...

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Lau Malaver receives Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award!

Aug. 6, 2020

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2019-2020 DES Undergraduate Awards Announced

July 15, 2020

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the DES undergraduate awards. Jessica George was awarded the Minoru Yasui Community Leader Scholarship; Gabriela Mejía won the George F. Rivera Social Justice Scholarship; Jaiea Ramirez recieved the Carlotta Walls LaNier Civil Rights Scholarship; and Jaqueline Rangel was awarded the Ella Cara...

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Dr. Nishant Upadhyay Receives Integrity Award!

July 9, 2020

Assistant Professor Nishant Upadhyay was selected for the Staff Integrity Award from the Center for Student Involvement for the outstanding impact that they have made on the CU Boulder campus! The selection committee was impressed by their efforts and hard work to make CU Boulder a better place. Congrats, Nishant,...

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2019-2020 DES Graduate Awards Announced

July 8, 2020

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the Ruth Glenn Award, our DES Graduate Research Fellowships, and the Best Graduate Student Paper Award. LeAnna Luney received the Ruth Glenn Award to support her dissertation research exploring the intersections of power and how they impact forgotten people's realities, in tandem...

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PhD Student Cassy Gonzalez Wins Prestigious Ford Fellowship and Other Awards

July 2, 2020

Ethnic Studies PhD student Cassy Gonzalez is one of 132 outstanding scholars nationwide who have been awarded fellowships in the 2020 Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs competition administered by the Fellowships Office of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Gonzalez won in the Dissertation Competition, for her dissertation project,...