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Announcing the 2021–2022 IAS Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellows!

April 14, 2021
by altravis

We are delighted to announce the IAS Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellows for 2021–2022. IDFs spend a semester in residence at the IAS. Together with our Faculty Fellows, they constitute a supportive interdisciplinary intellectual community.

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Meet an IAS Residential Fellow: Emily Winderman

March 24, 2021
by altravis

Meet Emily Winderman, a Spring 2021 IAS Residential Faculty Fellow, working on the project “Back-Alley Abortion: A History of Sanitary Rhetoric and Reproductive Injustice.” By tracing how the phrase “back-alley abortion” circulated through different media outlets, institutions, and advocacy circles, I seek to discern how assumptions of unsanitary space get laminated onto non-white medical practitioners.

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Meet an IAS Residential Fellow: Hassan Abdel Salam

March 10, 2021
by menning

Meet Hassan Abdel Salam (IAS Faculty Fellow, Spring 2021), working on his project The Human Rights Fatwas: How Orthodox Jurists Deliver Human Rights Decisions in their Adjudication of Islamic Law, which asks how orthodox jurists advance human rights.

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Meet an IAS Residential Fellow: SeungGyeong (Jade) Ji

March 03, 2021
by menning

Meet SeungGyeong (Jade) Ji (Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellow at the IAS, 2020-21), working on her project Rights and Redemption: Politics of Abortion in South Korea 1974-2019, which uses ethnography to examine the contested meanings of abortion across social, cultural, and legal domains in South Korea.

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Meet an IAS Residential Fellow: Jason Kerwin

February 24, 2021
by menning

Meet Jason Kerwin, (IAS Faculty Fellow, spring 2021), working on his project, Overcoming Procrastination and Other Behavioral Barriers in the HIV Epidemic, which attempts to tackle that challenge by using appointments and financial commitment devices to try to overcome procrastination in HIV testing.

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Meet an IAS Residential Fellow: Jennifer Row

February 10, 2021
by altravis

Meet Jennie Row (IAS Faculty Fellow, Spring 2021), working on her second book in progress, The Body Perfect: the Aesthetics of Ableism in the Francophone Early Modern World, which explores how able bodiedness and disability became—crucially—racialized and gendered in the early modern period.

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Announcing the 2021–2022 IAS Faculty Fellows!

February 03, 2021
by altravis

We are delighted to announce the IAS Residential Faculty Fellows for 2021–2022. Faculty fellows spend a semester in residence at the IAS. Together with our Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellows, they constitute a supportive interdisciplinary intellectual community.

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Meet an IAS Residential Fellow: Rachel Hardeman

January 21, 2021
by altravis

Meet Rachel Hardeman (IAS Faculty Fellow, Fall 2020), working on a project that explores the over-policing of Black female bodies at the intersections of: police violence, in health care delivery resulting in maternal mortality and morbidity and in abortion access and the restrictive policies sweeping the country on reproductive health outcomes for Black mothers.

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Catherine Squires, Humphrey’s New Associate Dean, on Community Collaboration

December 02, 2020
by altravis

This fall, Professor Catherine Squires joined the Humphrey School of Public Affairs as its new associate dean. A professor of communications studies in the College of Liberal Arts since 2007, Squires is currently a member of the IAS Advisory Board and is an alum of the IAS Residential Faculty Fellows program. Squires’s work has often been interdisciplinary, community engaged, and has focused on race, gender, politics, and civic media and history.

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Meet an IAS Residential Fellow: Julia Brokaw

November 18, 2020
by altravis

Introducing Julia Brokaw (Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellow at the IAS, 2020–2021), working a project that aims to highlight and explore pollinator-protection initiatives and policies that generate community building and how they can translate into equitable policy making.

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