SSD Minority Professionalization Program

Led by psychology (integrative neuroscience) doctoral student Carlos Cardenas-Iniguez, the SSD MPP program was piloted in 2015-16 with support from UChicagoGRAD. The cohort-based program combines a professional development seminar series, peer mentoring, and year-end conference in efforts to enhance the experience of students in the division who identify as members of groups that are historically underrepresented in the social sciences. For more information about the program, please contact Carlos Cardenas-Iniguez.

Higher Education Internship for GRAD Diversity & Inclusion

Together with the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs in the Center for Identity + Inclusion; the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture; and the Chicago Center for Teaching, UChicagoGRAD oversees and facilitates the work of two graduate interns (political science doctoral student Jasmine Benjamin and history doctoral candidate Sonia Gomez) conducting research on graduate diversity and inclusion to inform relevant programs, practices, and policy at UChicago. For more information, contact Celina Chatman Nelson.

Race and Pedagogy Working Group

This student-led (NELC doctoral candidate/CCT Fellow Madeleine Elfenbein & history doctoral candidate/HEA Intern Sonia Gomez) group plans activities periodically throughout the academic year that educate and inform the campus community on issues related to race and pedagogy, centered around in-depth discussion and developing campus/community action plans. Collaboratively sponsored by CCT, CSRPC, OMSA, and UChicagoGRAD. Click here for more information.