Dr. Carolyn Liebler Receives New Grant from Russell Sage Foundation
MPC Member Carolyn Liebler, an associate professor in the Department of Sociology, has received a new grant from the Russell Sage Foundation entitled “Racial Identities and Life Choices among Mixed-Heritage People in the USA.”
To advance knowledge of human populations and institutions across time and space with a focus on health, well-being, economic and demographic behavior, and human-environment interactions.
2018 Outstanding Unit Award For Equity And Diversity Recipient
In November, the ISRDI was named the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Unit Award for Equity and Diversity. The award is given by the Office for Equity and Diversity to honor exemplary campuses, colleges, departments, or units that demonstrate leadership in equity and diversity work.
On January 1, the MPC welcomed Dr. Osypuk, associate professor of Epidemiology and Community Health, as its new associate director. In this position, she will work closely with MPC Director Rob Warren and Training Director Dave Hacker to support faculty and student mentoring and grant proposal and research development at the MPC. Dr. Osypuk's research examines why place and other social exposures influence health and health equity, including the roles of racial residential segregation, neighborhood context, socioeconomic position, and social policies.