Tolani Britton, faculty affiliate of ISSI's Center for Research on Social Change, was awarded a National Academy of Education/Spencer postdoctoral fellowship for her project "Postsecondary Educational Trajectories of Formerly Incarcerated Persons." Her research study will provide insight into the struggle that former incarcerated persons face when pursuing post-secondary education and/or a degree.
Patricia Baquedano-López, faculty affiliate of SSI's Center for Research on Social Change, was rewarded the 2021 Charles A. Ferguson Award for Outstanding Scholarship. The Center for Applied Linguisitcs recognized Baquedano-López for her work examining the intersection of language, race, and education as it relates to Indigenous Latinx schools, critical research methods, discourse analysis, and parent engagement in schools.
ISSI's Center for Research on Social Change faculty affiliate Jason Okonofua is featured in Berkeley News. Okonofua discusses the methods and implications of his study, recently published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, that found that empathy-trained supervision officers could better deter their clients from returning back to jail.