Shawn O'Neal Audio Intersectionality

PhD Student Shawn O'Neal Invited to Give Distinguished Speaker Lecture for Drexel University: July 9 at 3:00pm MST

July 8, 2020

Department of Ethnic Studies graduate student Shawn Trenell O'Neal has been invited to give a distinguished speaker lecture for Drexel University in Philadelphia regarding his developing theory on audio intersectionality: disrupting hegemonic structures against marginalized communities. The interactive presentation is on Thursday, July 9, 3:00 – 4:30pm MST via live...

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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,...


Ethnic Studies' Virginia Kester-Meyer Awarded Social Sciences Staff of the Month!

June 16, 2020

Department of Ethnic Studies Program Manager Virginia Kester-Meyer won the Social Sciences Division Staff of the Month Award for the month of March. This award recognizes exceptional staff members making valuable contributions to their departments. Virginia received multiple award nominations and was described as “ . . . dedicated, compassionate,...

Critical Sports Studies

Ethnic Studies Offers New Certificate in Critical Sport Studies

June 16, 2020

People Protesting

Dr. Potter Shares Perspective on Effectiveness of Protests on 9News

June 16, 2020

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Dr. Hillary Potter Discusses Anti-Violence Activism on KOA News Radio

June 16, 2020

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9News Interview: Dr. Potter Discusses Denver's History of Violent Demonstrations Amid George Floyd Protests

June 16, 2020

Border Thinking

Dr. Sepúlveda's New Book Featured in Denver Post's "The Know"

May 5, 2020

“Border Thinking” by Andrea Dyrness and Enrique Sepúlveda III (April 7, University of Minnesota Press). This academic book by University of Colorado professors Dyrness and Sepúlveda deals with “the important and fascinating experiences of migrant Latinx youth who are connected to both sides of our borders,” said Bethany Strout, director...

Dr. Jennifer Ho

Dr. Ho Featured in CU Boulder Today: "Anti-Asian discrimination amid pandemic spurs Jennifer Ho to action"

April 17, 2020