Patricia Gurin, a diversity researcher and pioneer in intergroup dialogue, has been named the recipient of the 2019 James S. Jackson Distinguished Career Award for Diversity Scholarship.
Dr. Deborah Robinson has been appointed Research Investigator within the Research Center for Group Dynamics (RCGD), at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research. She is also Assistant Director for International Projects at the Program for Research on Black Americans, which is a part of RCGD.
Carl C. Bell was a scholar, activist, educator, administrator, navy officer, leader in the community mental health movement, as well as a renowned psychiatrist. Maybe more than anything else, he was committed to the African American community of southside Chicago. He worked tirelessly to reduce all forms of violence there, and nationally.
James Jackson, Daniel Katz Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, RCGD research professor, and former director of ISR, will be awarded the University of Michigan’s inaugural Distinguished Diversity Scholar Career Award.