Carissa Knox, a PhD student in Resource Policy and Behavior at the School for Environment and Sustainability, is one of 21 U-M graduate students who received an Anti-Racism Summer Research Grant. Her project will focus on “The Impacts of Race and Equity on Participation in Local Food Systems.” The grants aim to support engagement in research projects focused on racial inequality, racial equity, and racial justice while advancing graduate student progress toward a degree. They are awarded by the Anti-Racism Collaborative, which is administered by the National Center for Institutional Diversity. The Rackham Graduate School is co-sponsoring the awards, which amount to $99,825.
June 14, 2021