Congratulations to Juliann Anesi G’08 G’15, named a 2020 Career Enhancement Fellow by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation! She is one of 10 junior faculty members across the country who received a 12-month fellowship, which includes a sabbatical stipend, research-related funding, mentoring, and participation in professional development. The fellowship seeks to increase the presence of underrepresented faculty members in the arts and humanities by supporting promising research projects.
Anesi received a C.A.S. in disability studies and a Ph.D. in special education from the Syracuse University School of Education, as well as a C.A.S. in women’s and gender studies from the College of Arts & Sciences. She is an assistant professor of gender studies at the UCLA College of Social Sciences, and studies the Indigenous women with disabilities, policy, and advocacy.