Cord Whitaker, assistant professor of English, has been awarded the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Career Enhancement Fellowship for junior faculty. The award supports promising research by young scholars who "are committed to eradicating racial disparities in core fields in the arts and sciences."
The Career Enhancement Fellowship Program provides one year of financial support, mentoring, and a fall retreat for participants. Its goal is to "aid the scholarly research and intellectual growth of fellows."
Tell Ken Johnson the county you live in and he can tell you a lot about your town, your state, and how that place has changed over past decades. As both a professor of sociology and the senior demographer at UNH’s Carsey Institute, Johnson tells the nation’s evolving story by making impersonal data about population patterns come alive for students, community leaders, and readers of newspapers such as USA Today.