A December 2020 Honors graduate, Lilli Ambort began studying Chinese in high school and completed a minor in the language at the University of Minnesota and her BA In Global Studies. As a Yenching Scholar, she will join a cohort of 90 students from 37 countries and 27 Chinese students to complete a Master’s Degree in China Studies with a concentration in Law and Society.
As a researcher, Craddock examines social, political, and environmental factors—including inadequate infrastructure and degraded living conditions—to help determine how and why certain populations of Americans experience particular diseases at a greater rate.
For a developing country an IT revolution holds the promise of economic prosperity, but at what cost? Michael Goldman has been examining Bangalore, India over the past decade and whether its revolution has been the boon that people hoped it would be.
Memory could have a stronger hold on our current circumstances than we think. Professor Alejandro Baer of the Department of Sociology and the Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies explores the human ability to overcome conflict through public remembrance.
What do you do when a loved one mysteriously disappears and your government won’t investigate? What do you do when this happens over 61,000 times? This happened in Mexico, and Barbara Frey of IGS has developed a collaborative research program to raise visibility of this issue.