Diversity and Inclusion

D&I News

Fall 2020

A University of South Florida research task force working to address racial issues and attitudes on a local, national and global scale has selected 23 projects exploring a wide range of issues in systemic inequality, economic and health disparities, Black history and contemporary challenges for funding.  Several faculty members in our department were recipients of this award as PIs and CoPIs including: Dr. Antoinette Jackson (PI for project: African American Burial Grounds & Remembering Project – Living Communities Challenging Silenced Histories in Florida with Co-PIs Drs. Kathy Arthur and Cheryl  Rodriguez) and Dr. Dillon Mahoney (PI for project: Education and Resilience among Congolese Refugee Families Coping with Remote Learning,COVID-19, and Sustained Anti-Black Racism with Co-PIs Dr. Roberta Baer, Renice Obure, Dr. Mathews Wakhungu, Lisa Armstrong, Dr. Asa Oxner) .
Dr. Elizabeth Miller was Co-PI on a grant entitled Gut Microbiota Composition and Function During Pregnancy and Lactation in Rwandan Mothers.