2019 Cobell Research Fellows

PhD Student Natasha Myhal Receives Prestigious Cobell Graduate Summer Research Fellowship

July 11, 2019

Cherokee Land Education

Clint Carroll's NSF project, "Knowing the Land," featured in Cherokee Phoenix

June 12, 2019


Class of 2019: Adán Garcia

May 13, 2019

Prison Class

Dr. Belknap and her Inside-Out Prison class featured in A&S magazine

May 7, 2019

Prison Labor at CU

PhD Student, Cassy Gonzalez, speaks on Prison Labor and CU

April 30, 2019

Join us this Wednesday to discuss the carceral state, the prison system, and its relationship to CU. The conversation will be led by Cassy Gonzalez, a CU PhD student in Ethnic Studies. Light snacks will be provided. Women & Gender Studies Senior Colloquium presents Prison Labor and CU Wednesday, May...

Huge KUDOS to our PhD students!

April 23, 2019

José Vasquez received the United Government of Graduate Students Graduate Teaching Excellence Award for 2018-2019. Deanna Grant received the Graduate Research Fellowship Award to support the completion of her dissertation this summer 2019. Alejandra Portillos ’ paper, "Breaking the Ice" has received an Honorable Mention for the Best Graduate Student...


Dr. Yesika Ordaz accepted for a summer fellowship at Duke University!

April 22, 2019

Dr. Yesika Ordaz has been accepted for a summer fellowship program at Duke University called, Summer Institute on Tenure and Professional Advancement (SITPA). Congrats Dr. Ordaz!


Efren Herrera, Ethnic Studies ’18, Currently employed at the Bursar’s Office at CU Boulder, is starting his Masters of Arts in Higher Education Student Affairs Leadership at University of Northern Colorado!

April 19, 2019

It is a 2-year program focusing on higher education and leadership centered around a social justice perspective. Efren has been offered and accepted a Graduate Assistantship with the Cesar Chavez Cultural Center doing academic support for Latinx-identified students, academic support events, and focusing on academic success for students. The assistantship...

DES conference

Department of Ethnic Studies Symposium with Grad Student Panel & Guest Speaker Dr. Roderick Ferguson

April 11, 2019

Adan Garcia

Congrats to our Graduating Senior, Adán García, for acceptance into the Ph.D. program in Cultural Studies at UC-Davis!

April 11, 2019

Adan is also an Honors student and the title of his Thesis is, " Transdisciplinarity from Marginal Spaces: Unsettling Epistemic Erasure of Critical and Decolonial Scholars"