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About the Design for Spatial Justice Initiative

The School of Architecture & Environment established the Design for Spatial Justice Initiative fellowship program in 2019 to support visiting faculty scholarship at the intersections of gender, race, ethnicity, indigeneity, sexuality, and economic inequality that is enriched by their lived experience. These faculty engage communities, within and outside of the UO, in their research and teaching.

In the first year of the three-year initiative, faculty fellows, and School of Architecture & Environment students are investigating design solutions for issues as wide-ranging as invasive cattle and flooding on the plains of Nepal to the preservation of a Victorian home, and its transformation into a cultural hub, in Portland’s historically African American neighborhood of Albina.

New applicants are encouraged to apply for this ongoing fellowship, and applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. For more information, visit the UO posting for the visiting faculty fellowship.