Dr. Jamila Lyiscott Named a 2019-2020 Spotlight Scholar

Assistant Professor of Social Justice Education, Dr. Jamila Lyiscott, has been named a 2019-2020 Spotlight Scholar through the UMass Research Next initiative. 

Spotlight Scholars are individual faculty members who exemplify the quality and commitment of the UMass Amherst faculty and have demonstrated excellence and leadership in research, scholarship or creative activity. Dr. Lyiscott is the first faculty member from the College of Education to receive this honor, which comes with a cash prize, a commemorative  poster, and publicity across campus publications. Read more about how Dr. Lyiscott is building a more just society on the Research Next website.