Grant: Rebecca Gill

Rebecca Gill (Women's Research Institute of Nevada and Political Science) and a team of political scientists from around the country, Nadia Brown (Purdue), Jennifer Merolla (University of California, Riverside), Melissa Michelson (Menlo College), Elizabeth Sharrow (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Patricia Stapleton (Worcester Polytechnic Institute), and Dara Strolovitch (Princeton)) were awarded a $25,000 grant from the American Political Science Association's 2018 special projects fund. This grant will fund the project #MeTooPoliSci: Addressing Gender Discrimination in Political Science. Part of this project is the #MeTooPoliSci pre-conference short course, which will take place at the 2018 annual meeting of the American Political Science Association in Boston in August. This daylong event will feature panels, roundtables, and a plenary session on helping to empower womyn and their allies to use their influence to combat sexual harassment and misconduct in the discipline.

People in the News

People | March 19, 2019
Drew Brunson’s decision to attend UNLV’s hands-on MBA program led to a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for an esports career.
Ashlyn Gray poses in front of Calico Basin in Red Rock
People | March 18, 2019
Though she once dreamed of being Nevada's governor, she found her true calling in higher ed.
man in wheelchair receiving honorary jersey
People | March 15, 2019
Bruce Layne spent decades attending, teaching, and advocating for his alma mater. Now he's memorialized by Rebel baseball.