College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
UI History Professors Receive $400,000 Grant
A project proposed by University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences faculty members Ashley Howard and Colin Gordon was one of 26 in the nation to receive a highly competitive humanities grant from the Mellon Foundation. Their project examines white reactions to Black migration in Iowa, focusing on the use of race-based property restrictions in the state’s metropolitan counties, resistance to these practices, and the implications for racial equity today.
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