Congratulations to Kelly Knight, ISSI faculty member in residence affiliated with ISSI’s Berkeley Center for Social Medicine. Her book addicted.pregnant.poor received the British Sociological Association’s Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness 2016 Book Award.
Named for prominent UC Berkeley faculty member and New York Times columnist David L. Kirp, a new prize at ISSI will recognize UC Berkeley undergraduates who develop innovative strategies to increase opportunities for children and youth. Each year the Kids First - David L. Kirp Prize will award $2,500 to a UC Berkeley undergraduate who has developed innovative strategies to increase opportunities for children and youth or who has demonstrated a commitment to improving the future of children and youth. The application deadline is October 17, 2016. Application and more details are available here.
The final report from the African Alumni Project is now available to read and download from The MasterCard Foundation website. This research adds an important dimension to our understanding of the career paths and choices of international students generally, and African students in particular. The lead researcher on the project is ISSI Senior Researcher Robin Marsh.