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Past Recipients

2017 Grant Recipients

Read more about these projects in the University press release

  • Nanette Benbow, Research Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine; Hector Carrillo, Associate Professor, Sociology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; and Carlos Gallo, Research Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine – for Latino Health: Latino Paradox Revisited, to develop an innovative, research-based and cross-disciplinary approach to addressing Latino health issues.
  • Galen Bodenhausen, Professor, Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; Marcia Grabowecky, Research Associate Professor, Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; Vijay Mittal, Assistant Professor, Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; and Onnie Rogers, Assistant Professor, Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences – for One Book, Many Psychologies: Reading Diversity Science Together, a program that develops faculty and student workshops and other programming around a common text related to diversity in the field of psychology.
  • Aymar Jean Christian, Assistant Professor, Communication Studies, School of Communication – for Open TV: Research and Development of Queer Television, a Chicago-based platform for television by queer, trans, cis-women and artists of color investigating what practices might sustain independent and community-based art in the digital age.
  • Laura DeMarco, Professor, Mathematics, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; Ezra Getzler, Professor, Mathematics, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; Paul Goerss, Professor and Chair, Mathematics, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; and Bryna Kra, Professor, Mathematics, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences – for Graduate Research Opportunities for Women in Mathematics (GROW), an NSF-funded national pipeline program for female undergraduate students interested in the field of mathematics.
  • Michael Fleming, Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine – for Science Immersion Program (SIP), a graduate student pipeline program with Chicago State University.
  • Francesca Gaiba, Associate Director, Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing and Research Associate Professor, Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine– for funding to expand the impact of the 2017 National LGBTQ Health Conference: Bridging Research and Practice.
  • Khalilah Gates, Assistant Professor, Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine; and Teresa Mastin, Director, Diversity and Inclusion, Feinberg School of Medicine – for FSM Mentoring Circles for URM Students, a 2-year mentoring program for URM pre-med undergraduate and FSM students.
  • Mei-Ling Hopgood, Clinical Associate Professor, Journalism, Medill School of Journalism – for Diversifying Our Teaching and Our Teachers at Medill, to augment Medill’s training of diversity and inclusion pedagogical methods and recruitment of minority faculty members.
  • Regina Logan, Research Assistant Professor, School of Education and Social Policy – for Towards a Pedagogy of Equity and Inclusion: Dialogic Processes in the Classroom, a program to deepen faculty training in the Intergroup Dialogue method.
  • LaTasha Nelson, Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine – for Alabama State University – Northwestern University: Pathway to Diversity, for an innovative mentorship pairing program.
  • Teresa Woodruff, Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director, Women’s Health Research Institute, Feinberg School of Medicine – for 2 X Chromosomes in Academic (2XA) Workshops, a community building and networking program for all female students, post-docs, faculty and staff in all STEM and STEM-related fields at Northwestern.
  • Marcelo Worsley, Assistant Professor, Learning Sciences, School of Education and Social Policy and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, McCormick School of Engineering; Anne Marie Piper, Assistant Professor, Communication Studies, School of Communication; and Liz Gerber, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Communication Studies, School of Communication– for Making and Inclusivity, a seminar-lab format class to develop functional prototypes for/with people with disabilities.