CRE2 announces new university scholarships – The Source

Clockwise from top left: Javier García-Liendo, Tyriesa Howell, Pauline Kim, William J. Maxwell, Paul Steinbeck and Akiko Tsuchiya.

The Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Equity (CRE2) from Washington University in St. Louis has announced six 2023 CRE recipients2 Faculty scholarships.

Launched last year, the fellowships give faculty time to pursue new research and scholarly interventions on topics critical to the study of race and ethnicity. Fellows are released from ordinary teaching, service, and administrative obligations for the spring semester. During this time, Fellows will foster new connections, catalyze new conversations, and lead and participate in collaborative workshops and seminars with the wider CRE.2 community.

The recipients for 2023 are:

  • Javier Garcia-LiendoAssociate Professor of Spanish in Arts and Sciences, who will develop “The Children of Indigenism: Teachers and the Making of Popular Modernity in Peru, 1939-1967”;
  • Tyriesa Howellassistant professor at the Brown School, who will develop “Exploring the Engagement of Father Involvement on the Culture of Infant and Maternal Health in NICU Settings”.
  • Pauline Kimlaw professor Daniel Noyes Kirby at the law school, who will develop “Combating Algorithmic Discrimination Through Law and Design”.
  • William J. Maxwellprofessor of English and African and African-American studies, both in arts and sciences, who will develop “James Baldwinism Now: Civil Rights Memory in the Era of Black Lives Matter”.
  • Paul Steinbeckassociate professor of music in Arts & Sciences, who will develop “Black Earth: Nicole Mitchell and the Future of Creative Music”.
  • Akiko TsuchiyaProfessor of Spanish and Affiliate Professor of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, both in Arts and Sciences, who will develop “The Politics of Public Memory: Racist and Colonial Monuments in Modern Spain”.

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