News from School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences
Category: Policy Studies
IAS Professor Dan Berger published an op-ed in the Washington Post on Senator Raphael Warnock's re-election in Georgia
December 8, 2022
University of Washington Bothell professor and economics expert, S. Charusheela was the featured guest at the annual Mirror Stage Activism Brunch in North Seattle this past weekend.
September 15, 2022
IAS faculty member Melanie Malone, UW Seattle colleagues, and community partners from the Duwamish River Community Coalition (DRCC) and the Duwamish Tribe received notification that their Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Climate Change and Environmental Justice Grant is being recommended for funding. ...
June 10, 2022
IAS faculty member Melanie Malone, UW Seattle colleagues, and community partners received $200,000 from the UW Tier 3 Public Health Initiative for a research project entitled "Linking practice to policy change in urban community gardens" ...
June 10, 2022
IAS faculty member Charlie Collins, along with IAS alumni Jeanne Macbeth, Allison R. Morgan, andTaylor M. Kenney, is co-author of a new article in the Journal of Community Psychology titled: "Disrupting White racial dominance: How White antiracists challenge the racial status quo in interpersonal relationships." ...
May 31, 2022
Melissa Watkinson-Schutten publishes “Decolonizing Climate Adaptation by Reacquiring Fractionated Tribal Lands”
IAS alum Melissa Watkinson-Schutten (B.A. in Global Studies and Society, Ethics & Human Behavior; minor in Human Rights; M.A in Policy Studies) has published the article article, “Decolonizing Climate Adaptation by Reacquiring Fractionated Tribal Lands,” in the prestigious Oxford Handbook of Indigenous Sociology, based on research she began while in IAS. ...
May 26, 2022
IAS faculty member Margaret Redsteer is a coauthor of "Native American Communities and Climate Change," a chapter in the new (2022) introductory volume of the Handbook of North American Indians published by the Smithsonian Institution.
May 26, 2022
IAS faculty member Jin-Kyu Jung led an one-day workshop on “Qualitative GIS and geo-visualization” for the Ph.D. course, “Developing Your Methodological Toolbox—Qualitative Research Methods across Design, Social Sciences, and the Humanities” at Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management at University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark. ...
May 6, 2022
IAS alum, Kyra Laughlin (Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies and Society, Ethics & Human Behavior, 2018, Master of Arts in Policy Studies 2019), has successfully partnered with the community-based organization Rebuilding Hope to implement King County’s only in-person medical advocacy program for sexual assault victim-survivors. ...
February 23, 2022
“All of the change I pushed for in the environmental world was tied to policy, so I needed that background to carry out the change I advocated for,” says Master of Arts in Policy Studies alum Megan Dunn.
February 14, 2022