Yolanda T. Moses, professor of anthropology and associate vice chancellor for diversity at the University of California, Riverside, has been selected to receive the 2015 Franz Boas Ward for Exemplary Service from the American Anthropological Association. Dr. Moses will be honored at the group’s annual meeting in Denver this November.
Dr. Moses joined the faculty at the University of California, Riverside in 2003. She is the former president of the City College of New York. Professor Moses is past board chair of the American Association of Colleges and Universities and past president of the American Association for Higher Education and the American Anthropological Association. She is co-author of How Real is Race: A Sourcebook on Race, Culture and Biology (Rowman & Littlefield, 2007, 2013).
Professor Moses is a graduate of the California State University, San Bernardino and holds master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of California, Riverside.