As announced earlier this week by Chancellor Jones, recipients have been chosen for campus funding of his call to action research projects. And the College's faculty and staff are part of nearly a third of the selected research!
Congratulations to our faculty, staff, and graduate students who have been chosen to participate in the 2022-23 Chancellor's Call to Action to Address Racism & Social Injustice Research Program:
- Social Movements as Curriculum in Schools – $24,412: Asif Wilson (Curriculum and Instruction)
- Addressing COVID-19 Health Disparities in Partnership with Local African American Churches – $24,936: Cherie Avent (Educational Psychology), Melissa Goodnight (Educational Psychology), Nidia Ruedas-Gracia (Educational Psychology) and Emily Stone (Office of Public Engagement)
- Establishing a Community-Based Curriculum Materials Collaborative for Health Justice Science Education – $25,000: Stina Krist (Curriculum & Instruction) and Barbara Hug (Curriculum & Instruction)
- Understanding Challenges and Strategies to Assist Foster Care Providers in Meeting the Needs of African-American Children Involved in the Child Welfare System – $75,000: Chequita Brown (Education Policy, Organization and Leadership doctoral student / OCCRL)
- Illinois Children’s Autism Resources for Equitable Services (Illinois CARES) – $75,000: Meghan Burke (Special Education)
- Funding Support for CREA’s Evaluation of the LIFT Champaign Program – $38,000: Anthony Sullers (EPOL alum), Rodney Hopson (Educational Psychology), Cecilia Vaughn-Guy (Education Policy, Organization and Leadership doctoral student), Larry Washington (Education Policy, Organization and Leadership doctoral student)
- The Use of Social Capital by School Leaders of Color: Peer Networks for Attaining Racial Equity and Justice – $25,000: Osly Flores (Education Policy, Organization and Leadership)
- Enacting Collaborative Partnerships to Develop a Sustainable School-Based Mental Health Intervention to Counter Negative Effects of Racial and Violent Trauma on Black Youth in Champaign Unit 4 Schools – $25,000: Jarrett Lewis (Educational Psychology), M. Lydia Khuri (Educational Psychology), and Emily Stone (Office of Public Engagement)
Full details on the program, projects, and team members available here.