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Professor Carroll Receives NSF CAREER Award

Feb. 27, 2017

Dr. Clint Carroll received a prestigious faculty early career award from the National Science Foundation. Through a tribally-driven, integrated research and education project, Dr. Carroll will explore barriers to land-based cultural practices among Cherokee people in Oklahoma, and will promote cultural and ecological resiliency through the intergenerational transfer of traditional...


Professor David C. LaFevor to Speak on "Jack Johnson and the Great White Hope in Havana"

Jan. 17, 2017

The 2017 Critical Sports Studies Distinguished Lecture Series presents a talk by Professor David C. LaFevor on "Jack Johnson and the Great White Hope in Havana: Prizefighting and Identity on the Margins of U.S. Empire." Come join us on Friday, February 24 from 1:00-2:30pm in Humanities, Room 150!

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Professor Maeda Receives College Scholars Award

Jan. 15, 2017

Professor Maeda was recently awarded the College Scholars Award, presented by CU-Boulder's College of Arts & Sciences. The award will be used to support Dr. Maeda's writing of a cultural biography of the martial artist and actor, Bruce Lee. Congrats, Dr. Maeda!

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Announcing the Rivera Scholarship

Sept. 15, 2016

The Dr. George Rivera Social Justice Scholarship will be awarded annually to an Ethnic Studies major or minor who demonstrates a commitment to justice, community, and diversity. It honors the long and inspiring legacy of advocacy on behalf of faculty and students of color established by Professor Rivera over many...

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Professor Sohi Promoted to Associate Professor

Sept. 1, 2016

Congraulations to Professor Sohi, who was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure!

Professor Medak-Saltzman Co-Launches New Book Series

June 15, 2016

Dr. Medak-Saltzman, in collaboration with Dr. Antonio T. Tiongson, Jr. (University of New Mexico) and Dr. Ikyo Day (Mount Holyoke), will edit a new book series on "Critical Race, Indigeneity, and Relationality" to be published by Temple University Press. The series "showcases comparative studies of race, ethnicity, and Indigeneity in...


Professor Lawson Elected Interim Director of CNAIS, 2016-2018

June 1, 2016

Dr. Angelica Lawson will serve as Director of the Center for Native American and Indigenous Studies from Fall 2016 to Spring 2018. The Center for Native American and Indigenous Studies (CNAIS) at CU Boulder fosters Native community and coordinates collaborative research projects in Native American and Indigenous Studies, bringing together...

Dr. Medak-Saltzman Receives Prestigious Ford Post-Doc

April 15, 2015

Congratulations to Professor Medak-Saltzman, who won the 2015 Ford Post-Doctoral Fellowship, one of twenty-three postdoctoral fellowships awarded nationally across all disciplines! Faculty at the University of British Columbia in the Department of History and the First Nations and Indigenous Studies Program will host Dr. Medak-Saltzman for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Professor Potter Speaks on Misconceptions Surrounding Ferguson Shooting

April 13, 2015

Dr. Potter recounted her experience and research during the protests following the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014.

Dr. Kwame Holmes Awarded CAUSE Fellowship

April 24, 2014

Dr. Kwame Holmes was recently awarded a post-doctoral fellowship from the Center for Africanamerican Urban Studies and the Economy (CAUSE). Congrats, Professor Holmes!