News from the Center
Job Opening: Program Manager
The Center for Engaged Scholarship is seeking a California-based, self-motivated and detail-oriented Program Manager for a fully-benefited 3/4 time position.
New Book by a CES Fellow
Daanika Gordon, a CES Fellow in 2017-2018, has just published a book, Policing the Racial Divide: Urban Growth Politics and the Remaking of Segregation.
Meet the 2022-2023 Fellows
We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2022-2023 dissertation fellowship. This year, we selected seven fellows and two alternates.
CES Fellow Tiana Wilson’s Op-Ed in Washington Post
Read CES Fellow Tiana Wilson’s excellent op-ed in the Washington Post, discussing how to restore the radical origins of International Women’s Days.
Wellesley College College is Hiring
The Sociology Department at Wellesley College is seeking to hire a two-year Mellon postdoctoral fellow who would join the College in July 2022.
The Nation Interviews CES Fellow George Aumoithe
Read an interview in The Nation with CES Fellow George Aumoithe, where he discusses the economic roots of the crisis American hospitals face, and why we must do better.
CES Fellow’s Op-Ed in Washington Post
Read CES Fellow Justine Modica’s excellent op-ed in the Washington Post, discussing the role government must play in raising wages for child care workers.
The Application Portal is Open!
Our CES 2022-2023 dissertation fellowship application portal is now open!
Meet the 2021-2022 Fellows
We are delighted to announce the winners of the CES 2021-2022 dissertation fellowship.
Marking the Death of Vartan Gregorian
Vartan Gregorian who died on April 14th was the longtime head of the Carnegie Corporation and former President of Brown University,
Petition to Cancel Student Debt
CES Fellow Takes on Silicon Valley
CES Fellow Nantina Vgontzas’ latest article argues that the left must vie for control over the algorithms, data, and infrastructure shaping our lives.
CES President’s Latest Article: Fixing the Academic Paradox
Fred Block’s latest article, published in Nonprofit Quarterly, breaks down the myth that social science professors are all leftist radicals.
CES Fellow Discusses Higher Covid Mortality in Black and Brown Communities
George Aumoithe, (a 2017 CES Fellow), has written an Op-Ed, published in the Washington Post.
Unprotected on the Job
Newly appointed CES Fellow, Isaac Jabola Carolus, has gained press attention in California for his research on home health workers.
CES Fellow Releases Research on Trans Women of Color at Work
Joss Green (a 2019 CES Fellow) and Woods Ervin research the work experiences of trans women of color.
UCSB is Looking for an Equity Research Postdoctoral Scholar
The Blum Center at the UCSB has an opening for an Equity Research Postdoctoral Scholar.
CES Fellow, Jessica Katzenstein, on Militarized Policing
CES fellow Jessica Katzenstein has written an important report on the militarization of U.S. policing.
Meet the 2020-2021 Fellows
Meet our CES fellows for 2020-2021, and read about their proposed projects.
Conference CFP: Power at the Margins II
Apply now to be a presenter at the scholar-activist conference at UC Berkeley March 12-14, 2020.
CES in the News: The Judicial Ruling in the Caster Semenya Case
The Judicial Ruling in the Caster Semenya Case.
CES Mourns the Death of Erik Olin Wright
CES mourns the death of Erik Olin Wright.
CES Wins Foundation Grant
CES has received a grant from the Hewlett Foundation.
Values and Social Science
Robert Dunn’s argument on the impossibility and undesirability of “value free” social science.
CES Holds Second Dissertation Workshop
On a recent August weekend, we held the second CES dissertation workshop
Engaged Scholars at Work
Read the op-ed by Idit Fast, a 2018-2019 CES Fellow and Ph.D. student in Sociology at Rutgers University.
First CES Workshop
On the weekend of September 8-10, the Center for Engaged Scholarship held their first dissertation workshop at Costanoa Lodge in Pescadero, California.
Professor M.V. Lee Badgett, from the University of Massachusetts at Amhert, writes that scholarly work matters in how we change hearts, minds and policy.
Protect Academic Freedom
Our first article in a new series discussing how the global academic community is diminished whenever there are attacks on academic freedom.
Meet the Winners
Meet our CES fellows for 2017-2018, read about their proposed projects and obtain a list of our esteemed reviewers.
Thanking Our Reviewers
The Center for Engaged Scholarship wishes to thank our colleagues who generously gave of their time to serve as reviewers.
Koch Brothers’ Agenda
They’re investing millions to convert students to their free market ideology and feed the pipeline to their think tanks and institutes.
March for Science
On April 22nd, thousands of people gathered across the nation to express their opposition to the anti-science orientation of this Administration.
Aldon Morris Joins CES
The Center for Engaged Scholarship is proud to announce that Professor Aldon Morris from Northwestern University has joined our Advisory Board.
Engage Scholarship & Supreme Court Decision
Social science researchers were connected to June 27th Supreme Court abortion decision.
Shifting Political Terrain
New research spotlights political donation changes and the role of donors in both the Republican and the Democratic Parties.
Repression of Academics
The Turkish government has launched a campaign of repression against academics who signed a petition in support of a peace.
First Phase Complete
The first phase of our 2016-2017 Fellowship Application Process has now ended!
Koch Brothers Tilt Faculty Hiring
The Koch’s are using their billions to advance their market fundamentalist agenda at public universities.
Koch Brothers’ Higher Education Campaign
The Koch brothers are supersizing their already hefty investments into college students’ hearts and minds.
John Hope Franklin
John Hope Franklin was an exemplary engaged scholar, helping to teach us about race and the meaning of America.
Wrong Kind of Engaged Scholar
Did American Psychological Association leaders collaborate with the government’s torture program?
Confronting Racism at University of Missouri
Student protests lead to resignation of the President and Chancellor at the University of Missouri.
Piketty Against Market Fundamentalism
Marshall Steinbaum discusses Thomas Piketty’s economic speech at the University of Chicago.
Mirage of Value-Free Social Science
CES to challenge the widely held view that social science should be “value-free.”
Here We Go Again…
Higher education groups urge Supreme Court to continue to allow colleges to consider race in admissions.
Do We Need Affirmative Action for Conservatives?
An argument is being made that academia rejects diversity when it comes to conservative thinkers .
Divided We Stand: Why Inequality Keeps Rising
Report shows inequality rates rise, even with sustained economic & employment growth.