UC Santa Cruz assistant film and digital media professor Susana Ruiz has received a 2021 Digital Extension Grant of $150,000 from The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) for her project, Arab Data Bodies: Social Media in Mixed Reality.
The Digital Extension Grant program supports collaborative, team-based research projects that advance inclusive scholarly practices and promote greater understanding of diversity through digital research.
The grants of up to $150,000 are also designed to extend the reach of established digital initiatives to new communities of users. The program is made possible through the support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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Congratulations, Professor Ruiz!