2018-19 Social Science Graduate Student Awards
Every year, the UC Davis Institute for Social Sciences, in partnership with the CRC, awards several research and travel grants to social science graduate students in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. For fiscal year 2018-19, here is a list of the awardees and the projects they are working on.
Students Missing Class is a Red Alert But Researchers Say They Have a New Tool to Address the School Absence Problem
Educators consider chronic absenteeism a red alert — a blaring sign that a student might be academically at risk. But schools and parents now have a new tool to investigate the problem, in the form of open-source data collected by UC Davis and research partners Attendance Works and Children Now. Together, they produced “Seize the Data O
CRC Faculty Director Jonathan London recently presented at the Confronting Environmental Racism event sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Society of Sacramento and Sacramento Area Congregations Together. The afternoon explored the causes of environmental inequity, including radicalized historical legacies and structural/institutional racism. The forum also explored ways to address the conditions created by this ineq
2018 Regional Change Research Faculty Grants Program Awardees
The UC Davis Center for Regional Change recently awarded the 2018 Regional Change Research Faculty Grants to an interdisciplinary cohort of faculty engaged in research on topics related to community and regional development issues. Attention to issues of social equity and inclusion were particularly encouraged. For 2018, the awardees are as follows: