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Occidental College Sociology Professor Dolores Trevizo ’88 (right) will present Occidental’s annual Sterling Lecture on September 30, a presentation delayed for 18 months by the pandemic.
Occidental College’s ongoing effort to diversify its faculty has received a major boost from a five-year, $950,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that will fund a total of nine one-year postdoctoral fellowships in the arts and humanities.
The associate professor of politics is heading the Center for Research and Scholarship (CRS), which supports, promotes, and builds community around faculty research, scholarship and professional achievement.
Two Occidental College professors are the recipients of Haynes Foundation Faculty Fellowships that will allow them to document the financial toll of the COVID-19 pandemic on local government and the impact of junior police academies on high school students.
A massive die-off of purple sea urchins off the Southern California coast in 2015 provides new evidence that deliberate efforts to cull urchins can be a key strategy to bring back giant kelp forests and the high-value commercial marine species they support, a new Occidental College study has found.
Occidental College’s Sophal Ear has been named as one of 40 Changemakers by the Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) program, the non-profit organization that seeks to increase diversity in the public service sector. To honor PPIA’s 40th anniversary, the organization is highlighting the accomplishments of its alumni.
Created for first-year students in a remote learning environment, the new programs pair in-depth academics with real-world action, exemplifying the potential and vitality of the liberal arts.