Honors and Awards

Spring 2017

  • Caitlin Carroll – Swedish Excellence Endowment Scholarship; Foreign Language and Area Studies Award (Swedish), 2017-18
  • Maricarmen Hernandez – Fulbright U.S. Student Award for research in Ecuador (2017-2018); International Research Scholarship (and Education Fee Scholarship), and the E.D. Farmer International Fellowship
  • Katie Jensen – University of Texas at Austin Continuing Fellowship
  • Emily Payne – National Science Foundation (NSF) Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant; CLAGS: Center for LGBTQ Studies Scholar in Residence
  • Ruijie Peng – Winner of the Society for the Study of Social Problems Labor Studies Division Student Paper Award for her article,”One Transnational Project, Two Labor Regimes: The Workers’ Experience with Labor Process and Racialization on a Chinese Hydroelectric Project in Ecuador.”

Spring 2016

  • Caitlin Carroll – Foreign Language and Area Studies Award (Danish)
  • Katie Jensen – P.E.O. Scholar Award; Anna Luiza Ozorio de Almeida Field Research Grant, LLILAS
  • Katie Sobering – University of Texas at Austin Continuing Fellowship
  • Kara Takasaki – External grant for Time Use Surveys training workshop University of Maryland

Spring 2015

  • Caitlyn Collins – American Association of University Women’s (AAUW) national fellowship; DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst/German Academic Exchange Service) Research Grant; Center for European Studies PhD Research Grant on EU Public Policy (2015)
  • Katie Jensen – Fulbright U.S. Student Award for research in Brazil (2015-2016)
  • Pamela Neumann – Winner of SSSP’s Conflict, Social Action, and Change Graduate Student Paper Award for her paper “‘We are not retarded’: Explaining Collective Inaction in a Company Town”
  • Jen Scott – Doctoral Fellows Award from the Society for Social Work & Research (2015)
  • Vivian Shaw – Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowship through the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) (2015-2016); National Science Foundation (NSF) Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant (2015-2016)
  • Katie Sobering – National Science Foundation (NSF) Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant (2015)

Summer 2014

  • Kate Averett – Martin P. Levine Memorial Dissertation Award for her work in the sociology of sexuality (2014-2015)
  • Caitlyn Collins – National Science Foundation (NSF) Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant (2014-2015)
  • Jacinto Cuvi – National Science Foundation (NSF) Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant (2014-2015)
  • Jen Scott – National Association of Social Workers Eileen Blackey Doctoral Fellowship
  • Katie Sobering – Fulbright U.S. Student Award for research in Argentina (2014-2015)

Spring 2014

  • Caitlyn Collins – Center for European Studies PhD Research Grant on EU Public Policy (2014)
  • Jorge Derpic –  Foundation for Urban and Regional Studies, Oxford University and the Inter-American Foundation (IAF) Fellowship (2014-2016)
  • Jessica Dunning Lozano –  National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship (2014-2015)
  • Kristine Kilanski – 2014 WGS Dissertation Fellowship (2014-2015)
  • Marcos Perez – National Science Foundation (NSF) Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant (2014)
  • Jen Scott – P.E.O. International Graduate Scholar Award (2014) and the American Association of University Women Austin Branch Doctoral Fellowship (2014). Jen was also selected to be a Visiting Graduate Student Scholar Fellowship at the Center for Poverty Research at UC Davis in the fall of 2014.
  • Esther Sullivan – American Fellowships from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) (2014)