Fellowships and Grants Awardees 2011-2012


William Bauer, Ph.D.
IAC Visiting Scholar, American Indian Studies Center
Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Indigenizing California History

Dexter Blackman, Ph.D.
IAC Visiting Scholar, Bunche Center for African American Studies
Assistant Professor of History, Loyola Marymount University
“...we are standing up for humanity": Black Power and the 1968 Olympic Project for Human Rights

OiYan A. Poon, Ph.D.
IAC Visiting Scholar, Asian American Studies Center
Assistant Professor, Loyola University Chicago, School of Education (as of Fall 2012)
Charter School “Miracle”?: Youth Participatory Action Research & Education Reform in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Abigail Rosas, Ph.D.
IAC Visiting Scholar, Chicano Studies Research Center
On the Move and in the Moment: Community Formation, Identity, and Opportunity in South Central Los Angeles, 1945-2008


Joshua Bloom, Sociology
Ellen-Rae Cachola, Information Studies
Asiroh Cham, Asian American Studies
Bert Marie Cueva, Women’s Studies
Eri Kameyama, Asian American Studies



Faculty and Staff
Maylei Blackwell, Cesar E. Chavez Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies

Scot Brown, History
Jennifer Najera, Chicano Studies Research Center

Rebecca Rosser, American Indian Studies
David Delgado Shorter, World Arts & Cultures


Tatiana Benjamin, Afro-American Studies
Joshua Bloom, Sociology
Bert Marie Cueva, Women’s Studies
Meredith Duarte, American Indian Studies
Liana Epstien, Psychology
Caitlin Keliiaa, American Indian Studies
Daisy Kim, Asian American Studies
Lisa Mendelman, English
Melissa Millora, Education
Sarah Morando, Sociology
Jose Serrano Najera, History
Hannah Nguyen, Social Welfare
Maureen Purtill, Urban Planning
Gilda Rodriguez, Political Science
Joelle Wolstein, Health Services