Art History Professor, Charlene Villaseñor Black, Wins 2019 MRPI Funding Award

Published: January 9, 2019

UCLA Art History Professor Charlene Villaseñor Black was recently awarded over $1,000,000 in funding as a winner of the 2019 Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives (MRPI) competition. MRPI funding encourages innovative research collaborations across UC campuses that lead to cutting edge discoveries in areas that are important to UC, California, and the global society.

Villaseñor Black, a member of the Center’s core faculty group, stressed that 18th century colonial history is an important area of focus for the project. Read more about the award and the project on the UCLA Humanities’ website: