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Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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Illinois Distinguished Postdoctoral Research Associate Symposium

March 9, 2023
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Heritage Room, Funk ACES Library
1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana

Registration Deadline: March 1, 2023

Join the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and the DRIVE Committee for the Illinois Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship Annual Symposium. Our Fellows are among the most talented and accomplished emerging scholars in the country, representing a broad array of academic disciplines. The Symposium celebrates their accomplishments and features presentations of their path-breaking research. The opportunity to meet outstanding scholars and hear about research from all over the university make this an exciting multidisciplinary event. Lunch is provided.

This event is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and the Diversity Realized at Illinois through Visioning Excellence (DRIVE) committee.

Presenters

Bronte Charette

Department of Chemistry

“Bio-inspired Coordination Complexes for Solar Fuel Technologies”

August Jenkins

Department of Human Development and Family Studies

“EMBRAHCE: Examining Multi-dimensions of Black Relationships and Health across Context and Environments”

Jennifer Johnson

Department of Education Policy, Organization & Leadership

“The Broad Daylight of Knowledge: Seminole Education amid state formation” 

Kimberly Ransom

Department of Education Policy, Organization & Leadership

“From Memory to Monuments: A Critical Approach to Researching African American Education via Community-Based Public History”

Brenda Straka

Department of Psychology

“Social Exclusion, Group Membership, and Social Identities”

Stephanie Thurston

Department of Religion

“Identity, Power, and Ethics: An Ethnographic Account of Religion at Brooklyn High”

If you will need disability-related accommodations in order to participate, please email Holly Clingan at diversity@illinois.edu. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs.

This event is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and the Diversity Realized at Illinois through Visioning Excellence (DRIVE) committee.