Masteller receives early-career grant

Claire Masteller, assistant professor of earth and planetary sciences in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, won a $149,417 grant from the U.S. Army Research Office’s Early Career Program.

Open position for a Fellow in the Office of the Provost’s Faculty Affairs and Diversity area to work on projects designed to support non-tenure track teaching, research, and practice faculty.

Applicants should have a background designing and implementing programs in areas such as professional/faculty development and mentoring. This assignment is open to full-time, non-tenure track faculty at Washington University. Application details and more information about this position can be found here:   http://apply.interfolio.com/96700

Wanzo wins Society for Cinema and Media Studies award

Rebecca Wanzo, chair and professor of women, gender and sexuality studies in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has won the Katherine Singer Kovács Book Award for outstanding scholarship in cinema and media studies from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS).

Caldwell named vice provost for faculty affairs and diversity

Kia Lilly Caldwell, professor of African, African American and diaspora studies at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, has been named vice provost for faculty affairs and diversity at Washington University in St. Louis, effective July 1, 2021.

Acree appointed interim co-director of race, equity center

William Acree, professor of Spanish in Arts & Sciences, has been appointed interim co-director of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity (CRE2) at Washington University in St. Louis. Acree has served as a CRE2 associate director since Chancellor Andrew D. Martin announced the center’s founding in 2019.

WashU ranked among ‘best employers for diversity’

The university was ranked 12th among hundreds of large and midsized companies on Forbes’ fourth annual list of “America’s Best Employers For Diversity.” Learn more by clicking here.