mellon foundation

Fellowship for Professor to Study Arab Immigrant Community in SF Bay Area

April 22, 2019
Sunaina Maira, a professor of Asian American studies in the UC Davis College of Letters and Science, has been awarded a Mellon Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies fellowship to explore how the Arab community in the San Francisco Bay Area is dealing with the fallout from those travel ban restrictions.

Border Studies Initiative Examines ‘Racialized Belonging’

February 03, 2016
Defining borders, looking at who is crossing them and who we allow and don’t allow to cross them, are some of the issues the UC Davis Comparative Border Studies Initiative investigates. The next event of the Mellon Foundation funded three-year initiative will focus on the topic “Human Rights, Citizenship and Racialized Belonging.”