Diversity is important in science. It also new ideas to percolate through multiple perspectives and become better in the process. Below are a list of funding opportunities aimed at increasing representation within the Academy.
This provides a list of some of the diversity driven awards within our department and broader campus community.
We encourage our students and faculty to seek out and pursue awards highlighting diversity in representation and in scholarship. This is a brief list of external awards relevant to these values.
Beyond supporting our current faculty and student, we value efforts to expand the representativeness of our future faculty members.
Over the years, numerous members of the Psychology Department have received recognition and awards for their scholarly and applied work in areas of diversity. A sampling of the most recent ones is below.
Recent Diversity Awards
- Dr. Heller has been named a University of Illinois Presidential Fellow. She will focus on increasing the representation of women at the highest levels of leadership in academia.
- Dr. Carla Hunter received an award from The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for her project "Implementation and Sustainability of the ASPIRE Program." ASPIRE stands for, Ambitions and Stories of young People Inspiring Resilience and Excellence. Strength and...