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Yolanda T. Moses Endowed Fund for Student Support in Anthropology


Yolanda T. Moses Endowed Fund for Student Support in Anthropology

Department:

Anthropology

Purpose:

Graduate or Undergraduate Student Support

History and Purpose:



Yolanda T. Moses, UCR Alumna ('76 PhD, '75 MA Anthropology), is a Professor of Anthropology and the Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Excellence and Equity at UC Riverside. She has served as President of the American Anthropological Association, Chair of the Board of the American Association of Colleges and Universities, Past President of City University of New York/The City College, and President of the American Association for Higher Education. Her research focuses on the broad question of the origins of social inequality in complex societies through the use of comparative ethnographic and survey methods. Dr. Moses has explored gender and class disparities in the Caribbean, East Africa and in the United States. Her research also focuses on issues of diversity and change in universities and colleges in the United State India and South Africa. She was involved with several national higher education projects with the National Council for Research on Women, Campus Women Lead and The Women of Color Research Collective. In addition, she is Chair of the National Advisory Board of a multi-year national public education project sponsored by the American Anthropological Association and funded by NSF and the Ford Foundation on Race and Human Variation. She is co-author with Carol Mukhopadhyay and Rosemary Henze, Professors at CSU San Jose, of the book How Real is Race: A Sourcebook on Race, Culture and Biology (Rowman and Littlefield, 2007). Dr. Moses is a consultant to the American Council on Education's Project on linking international and diversity issues. This Fund shall be used to provide support to undergraduate students majoring in Anthropology.

Selection and Guidelines:



The recipient will be selected by the Chair of the Department of Anthropology. Preference should be given to students who are under-represented in the field of Anthropology. The recipient(s) should be a junior or a senior who has demonstrated academic excellence and community engagement.

There is no application process and no applications are accepted.

 Request for Information:

Lilia Liderback-Vega
Financial and Administrative Officer


More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Office of Development
1955 Chicago Avenue, Ste. 200, Riverside, CA 92507

Roberta Albert
Assistant Director for Stewardship and Donor Relations
Tel: (951) 827-5247
E-mail: roberta.albert@ucr.edu

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