IAS News

Frances Lee co-director of 2018-19 Publicly Active Graduate Education (PAGE) fellows cohort

Frances Lee

Master of Arts in Cultural Studies student Frances Lee has accepted a co-directorship with the 2018-19 Publicly Active Graduate Education (PAGE) fellows cohort. PAGE is Imagining America’s network for publicly engaged graduate students in humanities, arts, and design. Along with the other co-directors, Frances will be selecting the new cohort of ...

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IAS faculty promotions

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IAS faculty members Jennifer AtkinsonKaram DanaBecca PriceMira ShimabukuroJanelle Silva, and Camille Walsh have been promoted in rank.  Atkinson and Shimabukuro were promoted from Lecturer to Senior Lecturer.  Dana, Silva, and Walsh were promoted from Assistant to Associate Professor (with tenure), and Price was promoted from Associate to Full Professor.

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Charlie Collins and Shelby Guidry publish in the Journal of Urban Affairs

Charlie Collins

IAS faculty member Charlie Collins and second year Master of Arts in Policy Studies student Shelby Guidry published a paper in the Journal of Urban Affairs titled, "What effect does inequality have on residents’ sense of safety? Exploring the mediating processes of social capital and civic engagement." The paper examines the role of economic inequality, social capital, and civic engagement on residents' perceptions of neighborhood safety. Collins and Guidry found that ...

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IAS students win in online debate tournament

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Six IAS students on the UW Bothell Debate Team placed in an online tournament on March 4th. There were debaters from 4 schools from as far away as Montana and Idaho. The tournament is held fully online so judges and debaters can be at great distances. IAS students competed in two divisions, Open and Novice (little to no college experience in debate). Three of the top four debaters in the Novice division were from IAS.

Congratulations to our students and the Speech and Debate Society:

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Dan Berger delivers lecture on Comparing Radical Eras Of Activism

Dan Berger

IAS faculty member Dan Berger deliverd a lecture at Niagara University. The talk, "Comparing Radical Eras Of Activism: 1960s and Now," discussed how  movements against war, racism, and environmental catastrophe have evolved across recent American history. While in Buffalo, Berger also ...

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