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2021-22 Presidential Initiative Faculty Fellows on Anti-Racism across Disciplines

Mon, November 28, 2022
Lunch Program
Jessamyn Schaller, Bhaven Mistry, Diana Selig, Chloe Martinez and Aseema Sinha

In Spring 2021, the Presidential Initiative on Anti-Racism and the Black Experience in America launched a Faculty Fellows program to enhance the capacity of CMC faculty to address issues of race, racism, and Black experiences in their teaching and service to the college. Faculty selected for the program received support to conduct independent projects related to pedagogy, professional development, and curricular development. Members of the inaugural class of fellows will present their work spanning such disciplines as economics, mathematics, writing, history, and politics.

Chloe Martinez is the program coordinator of the Center for Writing and Public Discourse and a lecturer in the department of religious studies. She is a scholar of South Asian religions and a poet.

Bhaven Mistry is the assistant director of the Murty-Sunak Quantitative and Computing Lab and visiting assistant professor of mathematics. His specialty is in the field of biomathematics.

Jessamyn Schaller is associate professor of economics in the Robert Day School of Economics and Finance. Her research focuses on health, labor, public, and demographic economics. 

Diana Selig is the Kingsley Croul Associate Professor of History and George R. Roberts Fellow. She is a scholar of twentieth-century U.S. history and currently serves as the faculty advisor for Gender and Sexuality Studies.

Aseema Sinha is the Wagener Family Professor of Comparative Politics and George R. Roberts Fellow. Her research interests relate to political economy of India, India-China comparisons, International Organizations, and the rise of India as an emerging power.  

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