Science, Technology, and Society doctoral student Cheri Johnson received a Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant in the amount of $12,000 from the science, technology, and society program of the National Science Foundation for her project titled “Boundary-walkers: Insights into the Nature of Expertise and Practices of Translation between Indigenous Knowledge and Western Natural Science at the Climate Change Forefront.”

The funds will enable Johnson to travel to Canada and Alaska to interview scientists in person and access relevant archives for her research.