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Faculty Success Stories: February 2021

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Pace faculty are starting off the year right—winning awards, receiving grants, and making an impact.

Dyson Professor Kelley Kreitz, PhD, was awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Kreitz, along with her project co-director, Marissa López at UCLA, received a NEH Digital Humanities Advancement Grant for a project on advancing digital mapping for research in Latinx Studies. The grant will enable a group of Latinx Studies scholars, GIS experts, and public and academic research librarians from across the country to convene for a two-day workshop at UCLA to discuss their approaches to digital mapping as a research, pedagogical, and public engagement tool.

Elisabeth Haub School of Law Professor Bridget Crawford, JD, cofounded the recently launched Law & Society international research collaborative, Feminist Judgments IRC. The collaborative is intended to "formalize the growing collaboration of feminists from multiple countries who are engaged in the process of writing alternative judicial decisions from a feminist perspective." The effort has brought together researchers from countries ranging from Brazil, Scotland, India, and the United States, who are building upon a work co-edited by Crawford titled Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court.

Dyson Professor Stephanie Hsu, PhD, was selected for the 2020-2021 cohort of the Mellon Periclean Faculty Leadership Program in the Humanities, a program in which Periclean Faculty Leaders are awarded resources to create an teach courses that address issues of social concern and "enhance student social interested an involvement. As a PFL, Hsu will partner with Bowery Residents’ Committee (BRC), Professor Hsu to develop a special section of "Book Club," an introductory English course allowing Pace students to explore the values of civic engagement alongside young adults who have experienced housing instability.

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