Faculty Research Affiliates

The Center provides our affiliated faculty opportunities for funding graduate student researchers, dissemination of research, meeting with prominent visiting faculty scholars, and more.


Graduate Students

The Center provides many opportunities to graduate students, from mentoring on research and career objectives, courses, conferences, our annual graduate student retreat, as well as opportunities in our visiting graduate student scholar program.


Undergraduate Students

The Center provides many opportunities to undergraduate students, from internships, to opportunities for research and career objectives, as well as poverty-related courses.


Visiting Faculty Scholars

The Center hosts visiting scholars for a week a few times a year. Visiting Distinguished Scholars present one or two seminars and are available to meet with UC Davis faculty and students in order to provide researchers the opportunity to interact with, and learn from, the most prominent researchers in the field. Visiting Emerging Scholars present a seminar, and have the opportunity to benefit from the expertise and mentoring of our research affiliates.


Small Grants Competition

The Center awards up to four grants of up to $25,000 each for research in our priority research areas. Preference is given to junior scholars from all disciplines, both quantitative and qualitative research proposals are welcomed. Awardees will present their findings the following year at our annual conference.


External Opportunities

Read more for funding and other opportunities from external organizations for poverty researchers. Some originate from our sister centers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Stanford.