News & Stories
Sean Drysdale Walsh joins the IAS as a scholar in residence for Fall 2021 to work on his project “Moral Psychology and the Ethics of Perpetrator Risk.” Read on to learn more about Sean’s project (and how reducing perpetrator risk is different from someone just being... a good person), and more!
A collection of recent news featuring IAS community members and programs.
We are thrilled to welcome Angela Carter to the team, who recently joined the Mellon-funded initiative Minnesota Transform as Access and Inclusion Pedagogy Specialist.
Registration is now open for our full semester of IAS Thursday events! Join us for a full season of eclectic, wide-ranging, discussions designed for scholars from all walks of life. Featured guests include Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, independent journalist Georgia Fort, NASA scientist Kate Marvel, Pulitzer Prize-finalist composer Lei Liang, and many others!
We are pleased to announce the 2021–2022 Spotlight Series: Reconsidering Patriotism, Public Service, and Civic Engagement. The series is FREE and open to the public (registration requested), and will be held online via Zoom and in person at Northrop. Learn more about the year’s six events here, and register now!
Please help us welcome Skyler Dorr, who is joining us as a project specialist and front desk receptionist. Skyler will also be supporting the Heritage Studies and Public History master’s program.
Meet Christian Bell, a performance practitioner and scholar working with Citizen Science data and site-specific performances. Christian is a summer 2021 MnDRIVE Human in the Data Fellow, working in the MnDRIVE category of global food.
Meet Adam Negri, who is studying traumatic brain injury diagnosis and health inequities. Adam is a summer 2021 MnDRIVE Human in the Data Fellow, working in the MnDRIVE category of brain conditions.
Meet Stephanie Lindquist, an artist and urban farmer working on food sovereignty. Stephanie is a summer 2021 MnDRIVE Human in the Data Fellow, working in the MnDRIVE category of global food.
Meet Snigdha Kumar, a PhD candidate in Sociology working with Big Data and finance. Snigdha is a summer 2021 MnDRIVE Human in the Data Fellow, working in the MnDRIVE category of robotics.