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Prof. LaTonya Trotter publishes book More Than Medicine

Jul. 10, 2020—Nurse practitioners are often thought of as stopgaps to mitigate the shortage of primary care physicians, but in a new book, LaTonya Trotter, assistant professor of sociology, shows that they do much more than simply extend limited health care resources. In fact, she said, their role may reveal a fundamental misallocation of them. In More than Medicine:...

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Grad student Ryan Talbert receives Assistant Professor position at UConn

Jul. 1, 2020—Grad student Ryan Talbert receives an Assistant Professor position in the Department of Sociology at the University of Connecticut.

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Grad student Lacee Satcher receives Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

Jul. 1, 2020—Grad student Lacee Satcher receives Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

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Grad student Yvonne Chen receives Summer Research Award from Vanderbilt University College of Arts & Science

Jul. 1, 2020—Grad student Yvonne Chen receives Summer Research Award from Vanderbilt University College of Arts & Science.

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Grad student Ashley Kim awarded 2020-2021 Mellon Fellowship

Jun. 29, 2020—Graduate student Ashley Kim has been awarded a 2020-2021 Mellon graduate fellowship at the Vanderbilt University Center for Digital Humanities.

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Grad student Rachel Underwood awarded 2020-2021 Mellon Fellowship

Jun. 29, 2020—Graduate student Rachel Underwood has been awarded a 2020-2021 Mellon graduate fellowship at the Vanderbilt University Center for Digital Humanities.

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Grad student Amanda Brockman receives Graduate Teaching Fellowship from Vanderbilt University’s Center for Teaching

Jun. 24, 2020—Grad student Amanda Brockman receives Graduate Teaching Fellowship from Vanderbilt University’s Center for Teaching

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Grad student Elizabeth Barna awarded a 2020-2021 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship

Jun. 23, 2020—Elizabeth Barna has been awarded a 2020-2021 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at Vanderbilt’s Digital Humanities Center, for her ongoing work bridging academic sociology with the world of museums and public engagement.

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Prof. Christy Erving receives a Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship

Jun. 16, 2020—The Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship Program seeks to increase the presence of minority junior faculty members and other faculty members committed to eradicating racial disparities in core fields in the arts and humanities. The Fellowship is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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NEA research grant supports study of diversity initiatives in arts agencies

Jun. 16, 2020—Prof. Dan Cornfield, principal investigator, and Prof. Alexandre Frenette, co-principal investigator, receive a two-year, $17,000 National Endowment of the Arts research grant to support a Vanderbilt analysis of how the characteristics and practices of more than 500 local arts agencies and their communities help or hinder their pursuit of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) goals.

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