Sylvia Martinez, an associate professor in the IU School of Education, has been appointed as the new director of the Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society at IU Bloomington. She replaces Dina Okamoto, who served as director since 2014.
The mission of the center, founded in 2008, is to advance the study of race and ethnicity in the social sciences and humanities. Part of the Schuessler Institute for Social Research, it uses an interdisciplinary approach in bringing together faculty, postdoctoral scholars, graduate students and undergraduates to meet, collaborate and advance research on race and ethnicity.
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