Ford Foundation provides $550,000 to CUNY Public Health Professor Jessie Daniels for JustPublics@365

February 11, 2013 | Press Releases & Announcements

The Ford Foundation has provided a research grant to launch JustPublics@365, which aims to increase the impact of scholarly work on inequality by forging links among scholars, media professionals, and political activists, and inspiring informed public debate.
JustPublics@365 will be overseen by the CUNY Graduate Center Provost and two professors, including Jessie Daniels, Professor of Public Health. Through the $550,000 research grant the team will develop an innovative “alt metrics” measurement program with the GC to assess the impact of academic research on the public sphere and social justice initiatives.