Fellows

Below are lists of our current Postdoctoral, Graduate Student, and Faculty fellows. View a list of former fellows. 

Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, CSREA and Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, 2018-2020

    Ph.D., Northwestern University

    Anchored in household ethnography, Dario Valles' research explores shifting racial and gendered inequalities, intimate labor practices, state formations and constructions of childhood in the “majority-minority” U.S.

  • Presidential Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow, CSREA, Department of Religious Studies, and Department of Africana Studies, 2018-2020

    Ph.D., Harvard University

    While her research, writing, and presentations have explored a range of topics in African American religion, music, and history, Charrise Barron's current book project centers on contemporary black gospel music.

  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Race and Ethnicity, 2019-2021

    Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley (ABD)

    Mahasan Offutt-Chaney's Ph.D. work is in Education Policy from the University of California Berkeley. Her research agenda looks broadly at the historic nexus between Education, race and social policy. 

Graduate Student Fellows

  • Interdisciplinary Opportunity Graduate School Fellow, 2019-2020

    Ph.D. candidate in Political Theory

    Michelle is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Theory. Her research interests include the role of social sentiment and moral motivation in sustaining a free society, cultural pluralism, social transformation, and democratic theory.