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Raval Awarded Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) Grant
Vaishali Raval Awarded Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) Grant to enhance cultural competence of educators in the Global Miami Plan.
Global Faculty Research Profile: Jordan Fenton
Dr. Jordan A. Fenton, Assistant Professor of Art History (recently promoted to Associate Professor), is a specialist of African Art History, with an emphasis on the visual and performed expression of Nigerian masquerade arts. At Miami, Fenton teaches introductions on non-Western art and courses and seminars exploring Africa and its Diaspora.
Dr. Elizabeth 'Like' Lokon Selected to Fulbright Scholars Program
Dr. Elizabeth 'Like' Lokon was recently selected for a Fulbright award to Indonesia for academic year 2021-2022. Her project will bring her award-winning and evidence-based Opening Minds through Art (OMA) intergenerational program to Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia.
Tarah Trueblood a Guest on 'We Need to Talk' Podcast
The Office of the Dean of Students has launched a podcast, “We Need to Talk," intended to spark conversation on dialogue across difference. On episode 1, director of the Center for American and World Cultures Tarah Trueblood discusses the context for our polarized world and providing tips for engaging in dialogues with people of different viewpoints.
Global Faculty Research Profile: M. Elise Radina
Dr. M. Elise Radina currently oversees a comprehensive research effort to understand how the diagnosis, treatment and survivorship of breast cancer impacts family life.
Strippel Series Tackles Inequities in Pandemic Response
As more information became available on COVID-19’s disproportionately negative impact on poor, elderly, disabled, and communities of color, it became obvious to the Strippel Fund committee that they needed to use their platform to provide social justice leadership perspectives on ensuring equitable access to healthcare and other resources in communities hardest hit by COVID-19.
Global Faculty Research Profile: Stephen Norris
Dr. Stephen Norris discusses research focusing on Modern Russian visual culture and propaganda since the 19th Century
Global Faculty Research Profile: Fauzia Ahmed
During the 2020 fiscal year, Dr. Fauzia Ahmed, associate professor of sociology, conducted participatory action research on gender and empowerment among Rohingya women in refugee camps.
Guinigundo and Raval Awarded Internationalization Grant
Karla Guinigundo (Global Initiatives) and Vaishali Raval (Psychology) were recently awarded a $99,525 grant through the US Mission India Public Diplomacy Grants Program "Promoting Internationalization of Indian Universities Through U.S. collaborations."