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Postdoctoral Scholar - Research Associate

Program for Environmental and Regional Equity Los Angeles, California

Turpanjian Chair in Civil Society & Social Change

University of Southern California

2019-2020 Postdoctoral Fellowship Announcement

The Turpanjian Chair in Civil Society & Social Change at the University of Southern California invites applicants to apply for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship, renewable for a second year. The Turpanjian Chair, currently held by Dr. Manuel Pastor, is committed to public scholarship on pressing social issues that combines rigorous analysis with efforts to lift up the often-invisible work of everyday actors in generating social change.  For this fellowship, we seek candidates who will advance the Turpanjian mission, which is to support deepening knowledge of the ways civil society institutions and grassroots actors are transforming the economic and social landscape of the 21st Century.

We invite applicants whose scholarship addresses intersections and tensions in emerging organizing models and active tools for social change. While the focus is on social movements in the US, we also welcome applicants whose scholarship utilizes transnational and comparative analysis to contextualize these movements.  Potential areas of inquiry include, but are not limited to: new forms of social movement organizing, including the role of digital organizing and social media; the interplay between electoral politics and social movements; the tensions and possibilities of organizing across communities, issue areas, regions, and demographics; and new ways of framing and working for economic and racial justice.

REQ20066767 Posted Date: 10/18/2018

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