Sociology: Student Honors, Awards, Publications, and Other Activities

Erynn M. Casanova (Sociology) won a 2008-09 Frances Degen Horowitz Travel Award ($2,000) to support work on Making Up the Difference: Ecuadorian Women Engaged in Direct Selling. (posted 5-08)

Tracy Chu (Sociology) won a 2008-09 Sponsored Dissertation Fellowships ($18,000 + in-state tuition) to support work on The Pathology of Victimhood: Mental Health and the Social Construction of “Trauma”Among Immigrant Survivors of Political Violence in New York City. (posted 5-08)

Martha Crum (Sociology) won a prestigious 2008–09 American Association for University Women (AAUW) American Fellowship of $20,000 to assist her in completing her dissertation “Public Opinion Formation and the Bush Tax Cuts:Information, Ideology, and Interests in the Public Sphere.” (posted 6-08)

Christopher Gunderson (Sociology) won a 2008-09 Ralph Bunche Dissertation Fellowship ($12,000) to support work on Globalization and the Genesis of Neo-Zapatismo. (posted 5-08)

Doug Meyer (Sociology) won a 2008-09 Ford Foundation Research Award ($2.000) to support his work on Anti-Queer Violence at the Intersections of Race, Class, and Gender: The Experiences of LGBT Hate Crime Victims. (posted 5-08)

Megha Ramaswamy (Sociology) won a 2008-09 Ford Foundation Research Award ($2.000) to support work on Masculinity as Risk, Masculinity as Protection: Sex, Drugs, Violence and Recidivism Among Incarcerated Urban Adolescents. (posted 5-08)

Liza Reisel (Sociology) won a 2008-09 Ford Foundation Research Award ($2.000) to support work on Public Higher Education and Welfare State Regimes: A Comparative Analysis of Social Stratification and Educational Outcomes in Norway and the United States. (posted 5-08)

Robert Winston Turner III (Sociology) won a 2008-09 Sponsored Dissertation Fellowship ($18,000 + in-state tuition) with a 2008-09 MAGNET supplement ($2,000) to support work on Fifteen Minutes of Fame: The Life and the Mind of the NFL Athlete. (posted 5-08)

 

Submitted on: DEC 31, 2008

Category: Sociology, Students Honors, Awards, and Publications