Khatharya Um Receives Chancellor’s Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence and Equity

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Khatharya Um, Center for Research on Social Change faculty affiliate and Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies, received the Chancellor's Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence and Equity. The award is presented to UC Berkeley faculty members who have an extraordinary record of accomplishment in advancing equity, inclusion and diversity through their scholarship, research, teaching, and public or university service. Professor Um’s research has highlighted how war, genocide, and refugee experiences have affected communities in the United States, and she has worked to advance educational equity and opportunity in both local and international communities. Professor Um will utilize this award to continue her research with a focus on post-refugee-generation experiences among Southeast Asian communities in the U.S. and on new refugee communities in the Bay Area.

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