Graduate Studies in IRES Overview

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The PhD & Graduate Certificate in IRES


Graduate Certificate in IRES 

The graduate certificate in Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies (IRES) offers graduate students across campus the opportunity to enroll in a concentrated program of study centered on race, indigeneity, and intersectionality. The certificate provides a foundational curriculum as well as a specialized focus in areas aligned with students’ interests. 

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Our first cohort will begin Fall Term of 2021. 

Our program accepts a new cohort every other year. We will be accepting applications for our next cohort in September of 2022.

We are planning for our program to be in-person, but will make necessary adjustments depending on the state of the global pandemic, and directions from the Oregon Health Authority and the University of Oregon.  

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