Ali Chaudhary has received a Grant Award from the Multi-Campus U.C. Center for New Racial Studies.
Ali Chaudhary has received a graduate student grant award from the U.C. Center for New Racial Studies for his dissertation research entitled: Racialized Transnationalism: The Criminalization of Pakistani Transnational Organizations in London, Toronto and New York City. The Center's 2013-2014 grant cycle theme is "The Racial State: Democratic and Despotic Dimensions". The grants are highly competitive and open to faculty and graduate students from any department across the 10 UC campuses. Ali is the first graduate student from the Davis campus to receive a grant award from the Center. He will be conducting dissertation research this summer as a visiting scholar at the University of Toronto and during the fall quarter as a Visiting Fellow at the International Migration Institute-University of Oxford. After returning to Davis in Winter 2014, he will be presenting preliminary findings at conferences and colloquia sponsored by UC Center for New Racial Studies. Award recipients will also be invited to showcase their work in a UCCNRS "New Racial Studies" publication series.