Six professors from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences have been named Conrad Humanities Scholars. They are taking advantage of the new designation to pursue a variety of projects, from studying second language acquisition and black girlhood to researching immigration politics.
Melissa Bowles, professor of Spanish and Portuguese, Ruth Nicole Brown, professor of gender and women's studies, Eric Calderwood, professor of comparative and world literature, Josue David Cisneros, professor of communication, Jessica Greenberg, professor of anthropology, and Anke Pinkert, professor of Germanic languages and literatures, will receive $5,000 a year until the academic year of 2022-2023.
As a professor of anthropology, Jessica Greenberg’s research has focused on democracy, postsocialism, and youth activism in the Balkans. She has been committed to her field since her days as an undergraduate student.
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