Risa Kitagawa Receives 2020-21 CSSH Outstanding Teaching Award | Global Resilience Institute

With this award, the College of Social Sciences and Humanities recognizes Assistant Professor Risa Kitagawa’s deeply thoughtful engagement around pressing social and cultural issues, from Black Lives Matter to the genocide in Rwanda. Kitagawa integrates her research on the politics of transitional justice to feed student interactions that address human rights abuses. The committee is impressed with her building of a collaborative classroom, which helps students transform from consumers to producers of knowledge. With her careful listening and detailed feedback, Risa empowers her students to meet the high expectations she sets.

 

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