Distinguished Visiting Scholars Program

Graduate students standing and smiling at a reception.

The Distinguished Visiting Scholars program provides scholars and artists of exceptional accomplishment a unique opportunity to join a cohort of visiting faculty—and the entire UB campus and local community—to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Spend a year, make a difference

A community of exceptional students and colleagues.

A major public research university known for scholarly and creative excellence and transformative educational experiences.

An institution committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion within its walls and throughout the region.

A one-year residential program structured so your world-class scholarly, creative, and mentoring expertise can have maximum impact.

Open to all scholars and artists who have an exceptional record of accomplishment and a demonstrated commitment to mentoring students.

Full-time, residential, salaried appointments

Distinguished Visiting Scholars will hold full-time, salaried, temporary (one-year) appointments in the Center for Diversity Innovation program with a departmental host affiliation. This program has a requirement that Scholars be in residence during their visit. These positions are benefits eligible.

Please direct questions/inquiries to ub-cdi-scholars@buffalo.edu

Group of 2020-21 Distinguished Visiting Scholars in May 2021.

2020-21 Center for Diversity Innovation Distinguished Visiting Scholars, prior to departing Buffalo in May 2021.