Donald Chi, will use this award to improve his mentoring across gender lines and to study formal mentoring models. His mentee, Stephanie Cruz is a third year Latina doctoral student in the Department of Anthropology. Their research will focus on how research informs class action lawsuits involving state Medicaid programs. They will examine cases in five states where litigation resulted in policies aimed at improving access to dental care.
The Scholars Mentoring Grant was designed to support the professional development of William T. Grant Scholars and help researchers of color reach higher levels on the career ladder.