2022 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grantees

The Center for the Study of Race, Politics, & Culture (CSRPC) is pleased to announce the 2022 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grantees!

"Race Studies Centers: Research, Teaching, and Partnerships," is a grant awarded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a four-year collaboration among Race Studies Centers at Brown University, the University of Chicago, Stanford University, and Yale University.

Meet our grantees! 

Leora Auslander (History) & Thomas C. Holt (History)
Funding to support research assistance for a book project, TransAtlantic Crossings: Everyday Race in the 20th-Century Atlantic World

Princess Mhoon Cooper (Chicago Black Dance Legacy Project)
Black Dance Chicago

Thaomi “Michelle” Dinh (English Language and Literature)
Two Panels on Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in Winter and Spring 2022

Kevin Irakoze (Philosophy)
Teaching Innovation: Invited Speaker for CRES course "Black and/or Human: On Blackness and Humanism"

Alice Kim (Human Rights) 
Narratives of Incarceration and Solidarity Building as Pedagogy

Chirstopher Kindell (History) 
The Sanitary Sieve: Public Health and the Making of the Urban Pacific

David Knight (Political Science) & Eilin Rafael Perez (History)
Freedom Making: Past, Present, Future (A Workshop on Mass Incarceration and the Radical Potential of theArchive)

Emily Hooper Lansana (Community Arts Engagement)
Remembering Ourselves Whole: An Interdisciplinary Storytelling

Doriane Miller (MD) and Emily Lansana (Logan Center Community Arts)
Wellness Resiliency Arts Program (WRAP)

Victoria Nguyen (Social Sciences)
Alien Citizen screening + filmmaker talk-back + workshop

Jo Nixon (UChicago, English Language and Literature), and Shirl Yang (English Language and Literature)
AfterAffects: New Methods in Affect Theory

Karen Okigbo (Harris School of Public Policy)
Teaching Innovation: The Racialization Experiences of Immigrants and the Second Generation

Julia Phillips (Visual Arts)
Energy Exchange 

Jacqueline Stewart (Cinema and Media Studies) 
South Side Home Movie Project Collections Practicum

Durrell Washington (Crown Family School of Social Work)
Reckoning with our Past and Envisioning our Future: Black, Native, and Latine Social Work Perspectives towards an Anti-Racist/Anti-Colonial Profession