Research News

McCoy Is Quest Scholar of the Week


Dorian L. McCoy, assistant professor of educational leadership and policy studies, conducts research focused on the experiences of people of color in higher education. His research explores the socialization and transitional experiences of faculty, administrators, and graduate students from historically underrepresented groups, which includes issues of access for undergraduate and graduate students to higher education.

Research Into Power Systems Nets UT’s Sun NSF CAREER Award

Kai Sun, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation.

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Kai Sun was recently chosen by the National Science Foundation for a CAREER award, making him the third faculty member from the college chosen for such a prestigious honor since November.

Olsson Is Quest Scholar of the Week


Tore Olsson, assistant professor of history, was recently the recipient of a year-long fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities.