Psychology Assistant Professor Amanda Roy Received An Approx. $435K Grant from the Spencer Foundation to Further Educational-Related Research

Two education-related researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago have received nearly $1 million combined in grants from the Spencer Foundation in support of their work.

The awards, granted through the foundation’s Large Research Grants program, have been presented to Decoteau Irby, UIC associate professor of educational policy studies, for his project exploring school district-level equity leadership and impact, and Amanda Roy, UIC assistant professor of psychology, to support her investigation concerning education and work decisions among low-income, ethnic minority youth.

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