Yu named ISSR scholar

Seong Yeong Yu, assistant professor, Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies, has been named one of six 2015-2016 Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) scholars. This year’s scholars represent four colleges and six departments on the UMass Amherst campus. ISSR Scholars participate in a year-long seminar that helps them develop a strong research grant proposal and they will have opportunities to consult with nationally-recognized experts about their proposals. Yu will research the role parents and caregivers play in supporting children’s attitudes toward peers with disabilities. ISSR’s mission is to promote excellence in social science research and to strengthen exiting social science infrastructure on campus in order to stimulate high-quality scholarship.

Read more about the 2015-2016 scholars.

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