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Graduate Student Research Positions @ CRG

The CRG announces two graduate student research positions for 2018-2019. JOB OPPORTUNITY GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCHER (GSR)  Center for Race and Gender (CRG) Application Deadline: Monday, June 5, 2018, or until position is filled. Appointment: 24% time position (approx. 9 hours per week), August 2018 through May 2019, with possible renewal for an additional academic year. Salary: $800 (approx. monthly rate). Must be a registered UCB student. This position does not include tuition fee remission. The Center for Race and Gender (CRG) is an interdisciplinary research center at the University of California, Berkeley that engages in and supports critical research...

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CRG Invites Proposals for Research Working Groups

Photo above: Prof. Keith Feldman & Prof. Abigail de Kosnik of the Color of New Media research working group. The Center for Race & Gender invites proposals for research working groups to support faculty and/or graduate students to sustain interdisciplinary critical research on topics related to race, gender, and their intersections.   Working groups create productive intellectual exchange among members, facilitate deeper understandings of the identified research topic, and catalyze innovative ideas about the research area. CRG research working groups have access to: A lovely conference room for meetings. Resources to produce working papers and other publications. Wide promotion...

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“Women of color are going to save this democracy”: A Faculty Spotlight on Lisa García Bedolla

“Women of color are going to save this democracy” A Faculty Spotlight on Lisa García Bedolla Lisa García Bedolla is a professor in the Graduate School of Education and Director of the Institute of Governmental Studies (IGS) at UC Berkeley. Since its inception, ninety-eight years ago, García Bedolla is the first woman to direct the IGS. Through intersectional approaches, she examines the causes of political and economic inequalities in the United States, considering differences across ethnorace, gender, class, geography, and sexuality. She has published four books and dozens of research articles, earning five national book awards. García Bedolla has...

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For Ula Taylor, it’s about harnessing the leader within

Podcast: For Ula Taylor, it’s about harnessing the leader within By Anne Brice, Berkeley News | FEBRUARY 28, 2018   “People know about Rosa Parks. People know about Martin Luther King Jr. And they know that it’s the Montgomery bus boycott that ignited a certain kind of Southern civil rights movement,” says Ula Taylor, the chair of the Department of African American Studies at UC Berkeley. Read the transcript. What people often don’t know, she says, is that the boycott was started by the Women’s Political Council, a group made up of more than 200 black women led by...

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Grants for Student Research & Creative Projects

The Center for Race and Gender (CRG) provides grants to students pursuing research or creative projects that explore issues related to race and gender. Grants help financially sustain emerging projects and connects students to the larger campus community of scholars focusing on race, gender, sexuality, and nation.

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