UNC faculty member honored at national research symposium
Published: Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Updated: Tuesday, August 7, 2012 16:08
Travis Boyce, an assistant professor of Africana Studies and Social Sciences at UNC, was recently honored as a rising young professional at a national leadership symposium.
Boyce was honored July 27 in Hartford, Conn. by The Leadership Alliance, an association of 32 institutions of higher learning that includes leading research and teaching college and universities.
Boyce was recognized as one of 100 rising young professionals in academia, government and industry. The designation recognizes fellows from the alliance’s Summer Research Early Identification Program who have earned a Ph.D or an MD-Ph.D degree. The program encourages students from groups traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, humanities and social sciences to consider research careers in academic, public or private sectors.
A 2001 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow at Yale University, Boyce also earned his Ph.D at Ohio University and joined the faculty at UNC in 2009.