The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to honor Liz Andrews, PhD Cultural Studies '19 with the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award in Cultural Studies.
Liz Andrews is an artist, curator, museum professional, and leader who is dedicated to the arts and social justice.
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to honor Jian DeLeon, BA English, '08, with the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award in English.
DeLeon is the men's fashion director at Nordstrom, where he oversees all aspects of the menswear business.
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to honor Hassan Shahidi, BA International Studies '81, MA Economics '83, with the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award in Economics.
Shahidi is the president and chief executive officer of Flight Safety Foundation, an international and independent nonprofit organization with a singular mission to enhance global aviation safety through research, standards, education, and advocacy.
Laura Aileen Sauls, associate professor of Global Affairs, and co-investigators led by the University of Manchester have secured £2 million for a five-year research project aiming to transform knowledge about the benefits and risks of Earth observation data and technologies in conservation. The project will provide important insights on the ethical, theoretical, and practical implications of incorporating earth observation data into large-scale efforts to counter global environmental problems.
Edward Maibach, Department of Communication and director of Mason’s Center for Climate Change Communication, says surveys suggest people appreciate hearing about climate change from trusted sources like meteorologists and climatologists, even in conservative communities.
Tyler Cowen, Department of Economics and Mercatus Center, writes that well paid tech workers will boost real estate in thriving regions, but other locales will suffer as companies get by with fewer employees.