Advancing excellence through faculty diversity
The University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program was established in 1984 to encourage outstanding women and minority Ph.D. recipients to pursue academic careers at the University of California. The current program offers postdoctoral research fellowships, professional development and faculty mentoring to outstanding scholars in all fields whose research, teaching, and service will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity at UC.
The Partnership for Faculty Diversity
In 2011, the University of California and the University of Michigan created the Partnership for Faculty Diversity to support new scholars interested in faculty and research careers who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research and service. This partnership supports programs at the ten-campus UC system, the three UC-affiliated national laboratories and the University of Michigan to offer postdoctoral research fellowships, faculty mentoring, professional development and academic networking opportunities. The programs are particularly interested in supporting scholars with the potential to bring to their academic and research careers the perspective that comes from their non-traditional educational background or understanding of the experiences of groups historically underrepresented in higher education.
Fellows in the news
UC Irvine professor's book reveals "the centrality of children to Cuban politics and national identity."
A new book by Anita Casavantes Bradford, assistant professor of history and Chicano/Latino studies, will be published in April 2014.