GRADUATE STUDENT HONORS & AWARDS

2013

Richard Hong, Carla Salazar Gonzalez and Amber Villalobos, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Clara Bergen & Pei Palmgren, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention

Jaeeun Kim (Alumna), Theda Skocpol Dissertation Award, Comparative and Historical Sociology Section [ASA Conference 2013] 

Elena Shih, Graduate Student Paper Award, Asia and Asian America Section [ASA Conference 2013]

Kristen Schilt (Alumna), Distinguished Book Award Honorable Mention, Sex and Gender Section [ASA Conference 2013] 

Chase Wesley  Raymond & Anne Elizabeth White, Graduate Student Paper Award, Ethnomethodology & Conversation Analysis [ASA Conference 2013]

Anthony Campo (Alumnus), Distinguished Article Award, Sociology of Sexualities [ASA Conference 2013]

Kjerstin Gruys, Thomson Award for Best Graduate Student Paper, Honorable mention, Organizations, Occupation and Work Section [ASA Conference 2013]

Kjerstin Gruys, Best Graduate Student Paper, Honorable Mention, Labor and Labor Movements/Critical Sociology Sections [ASA Conference 2013]

Kjerstin Gruys, Best Student Paper Award, Consumers & Consumption Section [ASA Conference 2013] 

David Fitzgerald, The Award for Public Sociology in International Migration, International Migration Section [ASA Conference 2013] 

Rene Almeling (Alumna), Distinguished Book Award Honorable Mention, Sex and Gender Section [ASA Conference 2013]

Thomas Soehl's article, "Inheriting the Homeland? Intergenerational Transmission of Cross-Border Ties in Migrant Families," co-authored with UCLA Professor Roger Waldinger and originally published in the November issue of the American Journal of Sociology, has been honored with the 2013 Reuben HIll Award from the National Council on Family Relations. This highly prestigious award is presented to the authors of the best research article from the prior year which makes a substantial and significant contribution to the family research and theory. The full text of the article is available here

Gustav Brown's article, "Does Framing Matter? Institutional Constraints on Framing in Two Cases of Intrastate Violence," has been accepted for publication in the journal Mobilization. 

Peter Catron, comment on Immigrant Unionization through the Great Recession has just been published in the American Sociological Review April 2013

Stepanie D'Souza, National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship honorable mention 2013

Philippe Duhart has been awarded a Council for European Studies (CES) Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Laura Enriquez, Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship 

Megan Fornasar, Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship from UCLA's Center for European and Eurasian Studies Summer 2013

Rocio Garcia has received an honorable mention for her application to the Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship Program

Susila Gurusami, CSW Constance Coiner Graduate Fellowship 2013

Calvin Ho, National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship 2013

Jay Johnson, Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship from UCLA's Center for European and Eurasian Studies 2013-2014

Hasan Mahmud, Hosei International Scholars Fellowship 2013-2014

Tara McKay, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Scholar's in Health Policy Research Program UC Berkeley/UC San Francisco Postdoctoral Fellowship Program 2013-2015

Saskia Nauenberg, National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship 2013

Zeynep Ozgen, Council for European Studies (CES) Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowship 2013

Zeynep Ozgen, Council for European Studies (CES) Mellon-ACLS Dissertation 2013

Caitlin Patler, UC MEXUS Fellowship 2013-2014

Caitlin Patler, Community Action Research Award, American Sociological Association's Sydney S. Spivack Program in Applied Social Research amd Sociol Policy 2013-2014

Caitlin Patler, Graduate Student Research Grant, UC Center for New Racial Studies 2013-2014

Tahseen Shams, National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship 2013 

Oliver Schilke, National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant (Sociology Program) 2013-2013

Oliver Schilke, UCLA Graduate Division Travel Grant 2013-2014

Elena Shih, Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship 2013 

Elena Shih, ASA Minority Fellowship Program Fellowship 2013

Lina Stepick, National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship 2013

Lina Stepick, honorable mention for her application to the Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship Program

Alexandra Tate, National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship honorable mention 2013

Julia Tomassetti, Law Research Fellowships at Georgetown Law 2013-2015

David Trouille, UC MEXUS Fellowship 2013-2014

Irene Vega, Predoctoral Fellowship from the Ford Foundation 

Irene Vega, Alice Belkin Memorial Scholarship from the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations 

Danielle Wondra, Poster Award for "Understanding Men's Fertility Preferences and Intentions: The Effects of Race, Class and Sexuality" presentatin at the Population Association of America (PAA) annual meeting 2013

 

2012

Marie Berry, Dissertation Fieldwork Fellowship for International Studies, UCLA International Institute, 2012

Marie Berry, Jean Stone Dissertation Research Fellowship, UCLA Center for the Study of Women, 2012

Deisy Del Real, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2012

Laura Enriquez, National Science Foundation, Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, 2012

Laura Enriquez, UC MEXUS, Dissertation Grant, 2012

Yuval Feinstein,Winner of the Elise Boulding Student Paper Award, 2012

Yuval Feinstein,Best Doctoral Student Paper Award from the Nationalism Section of the Association for the Study of Nationalities, 2012

Yuval Feinstein, ASA Sociology of Emotion's Section's Outstanding Graduate Student Paper award, 2012

Neil Gong, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2012

Neil Gong, Honorable Mention, Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellowship, 2012

Shanna Gong,Pacific Rim Research Program Graduate Fellowship, 2012

Jay Johnson, Boren Fellowship, 2012-13

Hasan Mahmud, Kawahara Fellowship, Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies (UCLA), 2012

Tara McKay, Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship, 2012

Tara McKay, National Science Foundation, Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, 2012

Mirian G. Meux, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2012

Sarah Morando, American Bar Foundation’s Law and Social Science Dissertation & Mentoring Fellowship, 2012.

Sarah Morando, American Dissertation Fellowship from the American Association of University Women, 2012

Sarah Morando, Employment, Instability, Family Well-Being, and Social Policy Network at the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration Grant, 2012

Sarah Morando, Graduate Student Paper Award from the journal Law & Social Inquiry, 2012

Sarah Morando, UC MEXUS, Dissertation Grant, 2012

Ana Muniz, Soros Justice Fellow, Open Society Foundations, 2012

John O’Brien,Best Student Paper Award from the Association for the Sociology of Religion, 2012

Caitlin Patler, University of California Humanities Research Institute/UC California Studies Consortium Graduate Student Research Travel Grant, 2012-13

Caitlin Patler, Law & Society Association Graduate Travel Grant Recipient, 2012

Caitlin Patler, UC California Studies Consortium Graduate Student Research Travel Grant, University of California Humanities Research Institute, 2012-13

Michael Stambolis, Chateaubriand Fellowship (Humanities and Social Sciences Division) from the French Embassy, 2012

Sylvia Zamora, Distinguished Student Scholar Award from the ASA International Migration Section, 2012

Sylvia Zamora, James E. Blackwell Graduate Student Paper Award from the ASA Racial and Ethnic Minorities Section, 2012

Sylvia Zamora, Haynes Lindley Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award, 2012

2011

Marie Berry, Charles and Louise Tilly Prize from the Social Science History Assocation for best unpublished paper, 2011

Josh Bloom, Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Award, 2011

Josh Bloom, ASA Reinhard Bendix Prize, Best Graduate Student Paper (Comparative Historical Sociology), 2011

Josh Bloom, ASA Best Graduate Student Paper (Collective Behavior & Social Movements), 2011

Deisy Del Real, Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans in, 2011

Phillipe Duhart, SSCR International Dissertation Research Fellowship, 2011

Phillipe Duhart, UCLA International Institute, Long-Term Fieldwork Fellowship, 2011

Yuval Feinstein,National Science Foundation (Sociology Program), Dissertation Research Improvement Grant, 2011

Nazgol Ghandnoosh, Haynes Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, 2011

Neil Gong, Elena and Greg Davis Foundation Grant, 2011

Neil Gong, UCLA Department of Sociology Fellowship, 2011

Nahoko Kameo, NSF Dissertation Research Improvement Grant in Science of Science and Innovation Policy, 2011

Nahoko Kameo, Aratani Fellowship from the UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, 2011

Nahoko Kameo, Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2011

Stela Krasteva, American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Fellowship, 2011

Yana Kucheva, Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Research Grant, 2011

Yana Kucheva, Phi Beta Kappa Alumni in Southern California Scholarship, 2011

Tara McKay, Martin Levine Dissertation Award, ASA Sexualities Section, 2011

Anthony Ocampo, Chancellor's Post-Doctoral Fellowship, UCSD, 2011

Anthony Ocampo, Distinguished Scholar Award, ASA International Migration Section, 2011

Anthony Ocampo, Honorable Mention, ASA Racial & Ethnic Minorities Section, 2011

Anthony Ocampo, Distinguished Student Scholarship Award, ASA International Migration Section, 2011

Anthony Ocampo, Cristina Maria Riegos Student Paper Award, ASA Latino/a Sociology Section, 2011

Chinyere Osuji, James E Blackwell Graduate Student Paper Award, ASA Racial & Ethnic Minorities Section, 2011

Zeynep Ozgen, Fulbright IIE Graduate Fellowship for International Study, 2011

Zeynep Ozgen, Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, 2011

Caitlin Patler, UCLA Center for the Study of Women, Paula Stone Legal Research Fellowship, 2011

Marisa Gerstein Pineau, Notre Dame, Science of Generosity project, Dissertation Fellowship, 2011

Forrest Stuart, Haynes Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, 2011

Gary Yeritsian, UCLA Institute for Research on Labour and Emploment (IRLE), Thought and Action Award, 2011

Anita Yuan, Veteran's Affairs HSR&D Center of Excellence, Associated Health Postdoctoral Fellowship 2011

2010

Anthony Alvarez, Haynes Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, 2010

Amada Armenta, NSF Dissertation Research Award for Law and Social Science, 2010

Amada Armenta, UCSD Comparative Center for Immigration Studies Dissertation Fellowship, 2010

Marie Berry, Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship, SSRC, 2010

Gustav Brown, Lemelson Fellowship for Indonesian Studies, 2010

Gustav Brown, Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, 2010

M. Antonio Guzman, Kawahara Fellowship from the Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, 2010

Jaeeun Kim, Mellon/ACS Dissertation Completion Fellowship, 2010

Jaeeun Kim, Law and Social Inquiry Graduate Student Paper Prize, 2010

Jaeeun Kim, UCLA Dissertation Year Fellowship, 2010

Rahim Kurwa, UCLA Institute for Research on Labour and Emploment (IRLE) Thought and Action Award, 2010

Sarah Morando, CSW Paula Stone Research Fellowship focusing on women and the law, 2010

Anthony Ocampo, Haynes Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, 2010

Anthony Ocampo, UCLA Institute of American Cultures Predoctoral Fellowship, 2010

Chinyere Osuji, Poster Award Winner, Annual Population Association of America Conference, 2010

Chinyere Osuji, UCLA Institute of American Cultures Predoctoral Fellowship, 2010

Zeynep Ozgen, Council for European Studies, Pre-Dissertation Research Fellowship, 2010

Rocio Rosales, Haynes Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, 2010

Elena Shih, Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship, SSRC, 2010

Elena Shih, UC Pacific Rim Advanced Graduate Research Fellowship, 2010

Juli Simon Thomas, Advanced Quantitative Methods in Education Research Fellowship, 2010

Thomas Soehl, Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship, SSRC, 2010

Thomas Soehl, Advanced Quantitative Methods in Education Research Fellowship, 2010

Forrest Stuart, Charles E. and Susan K. Young Award, UCLA College of Letters and Science, 2010

Forrest Stuart, ASA Minority Fellowship, 2010

Forrest Stuart, UCLA Distinguished Teaching Assistant Award, 2010

Anita Yuan, UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment Graduate Student Mini-Grant, 2010

2009

Amada Armenta, NSF Dissertation Improvement Grant for Law and Social Science, 2009

Sarah Morando, UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE) Graduate Student Mini-Grant (2009 – 2010)

Caitlin Patler, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2009-2014

Caitlin Patler, Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellowship, 2009-2014

Forrest Stuart, Peter Kollock Memorial Teaching Award, UCLA Department of Sociology, 2009