Professor Melissa Burch has been awarded a 2020 Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in support of her book project, Captive Afterlives: Hiring and Job Seeking in the Criminal Records Complex.

The Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs competition is administered by the Fellowships Office of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The programs seek to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.…/FordFellows…/index.htm