How Minouche Shafik '83 became one of Britain's most influential people

"We need to do a better job of explaining our contribution to society and how essential rigour, clear communication, training in critical thinking, and genuine academic debate are to the good that we do,” says Dame Minouche Shafik '83, Director of the London School of Economics and former deputy governor for markets and banking at the Bank of England.

Dania Francis Awarded 2018 Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship

Dania Francis, assistant professor of economics and Afro-American studies, has been selected to receive a National Academy of Education / Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship, which was created to encourage outstanding scholars at the postdoctoral level to pursue critical education research projects. 

The $70,000 awards support non-residential postdoctoral proposals that make significant scholarly contributions to the field of education.

Dania Francis to further develop course on racial wealth inequality and politics with Lilly Fellowship

Dania Francis, Assistant Professor of Economics and Afro-American Studies, has been selected as one of eight 2018-19 Lilly Fellows for Teaching Excellence.

The Lilly Fellowship is a competitive program that enables promising junior faculty to cultivate teaching excellence in a special yearlong collaboration and is awarded though the Institute for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development (TEFD).