Misra Awarded 2022 Zuckerberg Leadership Chair

Joya Misra, professor of Sociology and Public Policy, has been awarded the 2022 Roy J. Zuckerberg Endowed Leadership Chair for her research and teaching focused on social inequality.

This recognition is presented bi-annually to one faculty member in the five-campus UMass system who leads by "serving, giving, and pointing the way."

The award includes a two-year, $100,000 funding award to further enhance Prof. Misra's important contributions to the university through her research and service.

An extended profile of Misra’s work, including her publications and recent election as President of the American Sociological Association, is available from the UMass News Office.