Kamala Harris

Jennifer Ho Publishes Op-Ed on Kamala Harris and Multiracial Identities in The Conversation

Sept. 3, 2020

With Kamala Harris, Americans yet again have trouble understanding what multiracial means

Excellence Award

Lau Malaver receives Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award!

Aug. 6, 2020

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Ethnic Studies Students Mobilize to Fight Racism, Demand Change

July 30, 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...


Dr. Avalos Publishes Article in The Arrow: A Journal of Wakeful Society, Culture & Politics

July 15, 2020

Check out Dr. Natalie Avalos's new article: Land-Based Ethics and Settler Solidarity in a Time of Corona and Revolution , published in The Arrow: A Journal of Wakeful Society, Culture & Politics .

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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,...

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...

Gold Ribbon

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,...