2019 ICPSR Summer Program Diversity Scholarship Awarded to PhD Student Mary Louise Mitsdarffer

Congratulations to PhD student, Mary Louise Mitsdarffer, who was awarded a Diversity Scholarship for the 2019 ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research at the University of Michigan which was established in 2018 to promote quantitative training among incoming graduate students from underrepresented groups. Thanks to a generous grant from the Bill & … Continue reading 2019 ICPSR Summer Program Diversity Scholarship Awarded to PhD Student Mary Louise Mitsdarffer

Dr. Lauren Silver published a new article in Children’s Geographies: “Transformative Childhood Studies: a remix in inquiry, justice, love.”

In this essay, Dr. Silver asks childhood studies scholars to look critically at what justice means and what it would entail for differently positioned children, youth, and communities. Silver maps out a concept and praxis of transformative childhood studies (TCS) which involves a remix in transformative justice, childhood studies scholarship, and feminist methodology. She draws … Continue reading Dr. Lauren Silver published a new article in Children’s Geographies: “Transformative Childhood Studies: a remix in inquiry, justice, love.”

Anthony Wright Joins the the Department in Fall 2019

The Department of Childhood Studies welcomes Anthony Wright to the faculty in Fall 2019. Anthony Wright will receive his PhD in medical anthropology this spring from the University of California, Berkeley and San Francisco. His research uses ethnographic methods to explore technologically mediated processes of care and communication among young people in life-threatening circumstances, from … Continue reading Anthony Wright Joins the the Department in Fall 2019