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Major Awards, Research Grants and Fellowships

2016

 

Sean Arseo, Leon Mayhew Award.

Bridget Clark, Leon Mayhew Award.

Robin Savinar, California Immigration Research Initiative Fellowship.

Ethan Evans, The Quality, Safety, and Comparative Effectiveness Research Training (QSCERT) Postdoctoral Fellowship, UC Davis Health System.

Roy Taggueg, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Fellowship, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.

Jonathan Jordan, UCD Provost's First-Year Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Jeremy Prim, UC Historically Black Colleges and Universities Initiative Fellowship.

Krysti Ryan, Graduate Student Travel Award.

Joanna Hale, Schwall Dissertation Year Fellowship.

Joanna Hale, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock,Germany

Emerald Nguyen, ASA Congressional Fellowship Award.

Kelsey Meagher, Provost's Dissertation Year Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

2015

Angela Carter, Leon Mayhew Award.

Julianne Smith, Leon Mayhew Award.

Gillian Moise, Cota-Robles Fellowship.

Christopher Lawrence, UCD Provost's First-Year Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Eli Alston-Stepnitz, UCD Provost's First-Year Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Ali R. Chaudhary, Marie Curie ITN Early Career Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Oxford

Jennifer Tyree-Hageman, Dissertation Grant from the National Center for Sustainable Transportation.

Ali Chaudhary, Social Sciences Dean's Doctoral Fellowship for Excellence.

Joanna Hale, Graduate Student Travel Award, Graduate Studies.

Brian Halpin, Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award, Graduate Studies.

Ezekiel Baker, Graduate Student Travel Award, Graduate Studies.

Brian Halpin, Provost's Dissertation Year Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Kelsey Meagher, UCD & Humanities Graduate Research Award.

Emerald Nguyen, ASA Minority Fellowship Award.

2014

Lauren Acosta, UCD Provost's First-Year Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Ali Chaudhary, Dissertation Year Fellowship, University of California, Davis.

Samantha Felice, UCD Provost's First-Year Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Charlotte Glennie, Cota-Robles Fellowship.

Joanna Hale, Leon Mayhew Award.

Brian Halpin, UCD & Humanities Graduate Research Award; Social Science Dean’s Doctoral Fellowship for Excellence Award.

Krysti Ryan, Provost Dissertation Year Fellowship, University of California, Davis.

2013

Ali Chaudhary, UC Center for New Racial Studies Graduate Research Grant.

Ali Chaudhary, Visiting Study Fellowship- International Migration Institute, University of Oxford.

Mai Thai, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program.

Elizabeth Hart, Cota-Robles Fellowship.

Zachary Psick, UCD Provost's Firs-Year Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Elizabeth Boylan, UCD Provost's Firs-Year Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

John Kincaid, Dissertation Year Fellowship, University of California, Davis.

Jennifer Haylett, 2013 Social Sciences Dean's Doctoral Fellowship for Excellence Award, University of California, Davis.

Valerie Feldman, Professors for the Future Fellowship program at University of California, Davis for 2013-14.

Valerie Feldman, Dissertation Year Fellowship, University of California, Davis.

Kelsey Meagher, Leon Mayhew Award.

2012

Cara Chiaraluce, Medical Humanities Research Fellowship, University of California, Davis

Cara Chiaraluce, White Family Graduate Student Research Award, John Muir Institute for the Environment, Environmental Justice Project, University of California, Davis.

Valerie Feldman, Poverty Center Summer Fellowship, University of California, Davis.

Valerie Feldman, Consortium for Women and Research Graduate Student Research Award, University of California, Davis.

Daniel Herda, Dissertation Year Fellowship, University of California, Davis.

Daniel Herda, Winner of the 2012 Pacific Association of Public Opinion Research (PAPOR) Graduate Student Paper Competition.

Daniel Herda, Dean's of Social Sciences Student Research Achievement Award. University of California, Davis.

Phyllis Jeffrey, Graduate Travel Award, University of California, Davis.

Monica Williams, Humanities Research Award, University of California.

Rachel Nickens, UCD Provost's Firs-Year Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Julianne Smith, UCD Provost's Firs-Year Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Ali Chaudhary, Leon Mayhew Award.

2011

Jaime Becker. Fahs-Beck Scholar. Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation.

Ali Chaudhary, Center for Canadian Studies in the United States Project CONNECT Award/Participant.

Nate Freiburger, National Science Foundation Science and Technology Studies Dissertation Award.

Nate Freiburger, Societe de Chinie Industrielle of the Chemical Heritage Foundation Fellowship.

Nate Freiburger, Wenner Gren Foundation Dissertation Fellowship.

Tim Gutierrez, Henry Jastro Research Fellowship, College of Agricultural and Environmental Studies, University of California, Davis.

Daniel Herda, Humanities Research Grant, University of California, Davis.

Phyllis Jeffrey, American Research Institute in Turkey Fellowship for Intense Advanced Turkish Language Study.

David Orzechowicz, Dean's of Social Sciences Student Achievement Award. University of California, Davis.

Mindy Romero, Summer Research Fellowship. Center for Regional Change, University of California, Davis.

Robin Savinar, Summer Research Grant. Gifford Center for Population Studies, University of California, Davis.

Monica Williams, National Science Foundation Law and Society Dissertation Award.

John Kincaid, Leon Mayhew Award.

Brian Halpin, Leon Mayhew Award.

2010

Bill McCarthy and Teresa Casey, Outstanding Paper Award, American Society of Criminology for “Love, Sex and Crime: Adolescent Romantic Relationships and Offending,” American Sociological Review 2008.

Ali Chaudhary, Gifford Center for Population Studies Fellowship.

Melanie Jones, Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award, Honorable Mention for “Gaining Respect: Negotiating Race and Class in Black Student Relations with School Officials,” American Sociological Association Children and Youth Section.

Melanie Jones, Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center for Research on Educational Oportunity at the Institute for Educational Initiatives, University of Notre Dame.

Raoul S. Liévanos, Lisa Marie White Graduate Student Award, Environmental Justice Project, University of California, Davis.

Nathalie Millier, Graduate Research Fellowship, National Science Foundation.

David Orzechowicz, Dissertation Fellowship, Humanities Institute, University of California, Davis.

Robin Pleau, Dissertation Fellowship, American Association of University Women.

Robin Pleau, Dissertation Research Award, Consortium for Women and Research, UC Davis; Dissertation grant, Institute of Governmental Affairs, UC Davis.

Jennifer Haylett, Leon Mayhew Award.

2009

Michael Peter Smith and Matt BakkerCitizenship Across Borders: The Political Transformation of “El Migrante (Ithaca: Cornell University Press) (Winner of the 2008 Outstanding Book Award, Global Division, Society for the Study of Social Problems).

Fred Block and Matthew Keller. “Where do Innovations Come From? Changes in the U.S. Economy, 1970-2006,” Socio-Economic Review7(3), pp. 459-483 (Best article award, Socio-Economic Review).

Sarah Ovink, Dissertation Grant, American Educational Research Association (AERA) and National Science Foundation.

Fred Block and Matthew KellerEconomic Stimulus and Innovation Capacity at the Department of Energy, Science of Science and Innovation Policy Program, National Science Foundation.

Yifei Zhu, Graduate Fellowship, East Asian Studies, UC Davis, 2009.

Roxana Bahar, Leon Mayhew Award.

2008

Brian Dick, Dissertation Writing Fellowship, Spencer Foundation.

Dina Okamoto and Kim Ebert, Research Grant, Russell Sage Foundation, Immigration Program.

Dina G. Okamoto and Melanie Jones, Supplemental Award for Junior Scholars of Color, William T. Grant Foundation.

Melanie Jones, Dissertation-Year Fellowship, University of California Office of the President.

L. Owen Kirkpatrick, “The Two ‘Logics’of Community Development: Neighborhoods, Markets, and Community Development Corporations.”Politics and Society 35 (2) (Graduate Student Paper of the Year: American Sociological Association, Community and Urban Sociology Section).

Raoul S. Liévanos, Graduate Student Fellowship and Research Grant, Toxic Substances Research and Teaching Program, University of California.

Raoul S. Liévanos, Pre-dissertation Fellowship, Community Forestry and Environmental Research Partnerships Program, University of California.

Robert Moorehead, Dissertation Award, Institute for Governmental Affairs, University of California, Davis.

David Orzechowicz, Thesis Fellowship, Labor and Employment Research Fund, University of California.

David Orzechowicz and Shelly Gilbride, Supplementary Research Grant, Andrew Mellon Foundation.

Sarah Ovink, Dissertation Improvement Grant, National Science Foundation.

Sarah Ovink, Humanities Dissertation Research Award, UC Davis; Institute of Governmental Affairs Graduate Research Award, UC Davis.

Robin Pleau, Leon Mayhew Award.

2007

Dina Okamoto and Kim Ebert, Pilot Project Grant, American Sociological Association/National Science Foundation Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline.

Melanie Jones, Dissertation Fellowship, All Campus Consortium On Research for Diversity, University of California.

David Orzechowicz, “Elite Emotion Managers: The Case of Novice and Semi-Professional Actors” (Winner of the Pacific Sociological Association Award for Distinguished Graduate Student Paper).

Brian Dick, Leon Mayhew Award.