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The hijab and discrimination towards women who wear it

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IAS faculty member Karam Dana is co-author of a recearch report on the discrimination faced by women who wear the hijab in the United States. "Targeted: Veiled Women Experience Significantly More Discrimination in the U.S." appears on the Religion in Public blog, and examines whether Muslims who wear the the hijab are more likely to experience mistreatment and perceive discrimination. 

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Sara Maxwell on the need for mobile marine protected areas

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IAS faculty member Sara Maxell is cited in a recent UW News article, "Mobile protected areas needed to preserve biodiversity in the high seas," for her research and adcocacy work on including mobile marine protected areas in the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea. “In the context of climate change ...

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IAS faculty promotions

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IAS faculty members Yolanda Padilla and Amoshaun Toft were officially notified by the UW Provost’s Office of their promotion from Assistant to Associate Professor (with tenure). 

Congratulations Yolanda and Amoshaun!!! 

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Melanie Malone awarded Royalty Research Fund

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IAS faculty member Melanie Malone received a Royalty Research Fund (RRF) of $39,993 for her research on contaminant sources in organic urban community gardens. Building off her pilot project on contamination in soils in urban community gardens in Seattle, WA and Brooklyn, NY, the RRF will allow Malone to ...

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Seattle Human Rights Day features student research and Abigail Echo-Hawk

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For several years, students of the Washington D.C. Human Rights Seminar have participated in Seattle Human Rights Day by presenting their human rights research at the pre-program reception. The 2019 event was particularly special, as Abigail Echo-Hawk, both an IAS and D.C. Seminar alum, was a featured speaker in the main program, “Amplifying Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples’ Voices.”

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