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crystal am nelson Awarded Postdoctoral Fellowship at Penn State

crystal am nelson
June 17, 2021

UC Santa Cruz alumna crystal am nelson was awarded a Mellon Just Transformations Postdoctoral Fellowship by Penn State University.

Penn State University has been awarded a 3.1 million dollar grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support its Just Transformations Initiative to expand on existing programs and new initiatives focused on Black studies, racial justice, and diversifying academic communities and pipelines. 

nelson will spend her tenure in the fellowship working on her first book project about contemporary black painting and joy.

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